Utica-Rome Metropolitan Area

Utica-Rome Metropolitan Area

The League of Women Voters of the United States encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.

The League is proud to be nonpartisan, neither supporting nor opposing candidates or political parties at any level of government, but always working on vital issues of concern to members and the public.

The League of Women Voters of Utica-Rome Metro Area serves the people of Utica, Rome, Herkimer and the surrounding areas of Upstate NY.




Applications for Harvard Case Method Project Workshop - An Opportunity for Teachers will be accepted until April 1, 2020.

The 2 1/2-day professional development workshop will take place from August 16-18, 2020.  Once you're in Cambridge, all expenses are paid.  This includes the program, materials, hotel accommodation and meals.

LWVNYS Students Inside Albany

Once again, our League is seeking nominations of local high school students to attend the 20th annual Students Inside Albany Government Educational Conference, which is scheduled to be held May 17-20, 2020 in Albany.  

Action Alerts

Take Action for Equal Rights

Event Date: 
Feb 24 2020 - 10:00am
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Event location: 

Herkimer College Robert McLaughlin Campus Center Rm 288

Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment – Women’s Right to Vote!

Begins 10:10 am

Event Date: 
Mar 1 2020 - 1:00pm
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Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute

MWPAI and Oneida County History Center Present

Art and Feminism: Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon 2020



FREE and Open to the Public

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The League of Women Voters in the Utica area has existed through three distinct “generations” of activity, and each generation has worked to support and promote the league’s mission of issue-oriented education and advocacy in its own time.
                                                      "FIRST “GENERATION”

Event Date: 
Feb 18 2020 - 2:00pm
Event location: 

MVCC Alumni College Center Room 116

Learn the history of the U.S. Census records and the stories they can reveal about our families.

Speaker: Barbara Leiger Granato, Genealogy Researcher

Barbara Bartoletti
Event Date: 
Mar 10 2020 - 5:00pm
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Event location: 

NYS Cultural Education Center

CHAMPION FOR CHANGE: An Intimate Conversation with Barbara Bartoletti

LWV is an organization fully committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in principle and in practice. There shall be no barriers to full participation in this organization on any basis.