Making Democracy Work

Making Democracy Work

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy.

THE ROAD AHEAD 16 Jan 17

Join Rep. DON BEYER 16 Jan 17 at 6:30 Wakefield High School on Martin Luther King Day to discuss 'how we will work to bridge the great divisions that exist in our rich and complex country.' RSVP SOLD OUT!
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LEGISLATIVE ROUNDTABLES - Wednesdays: Jan 18-Feb 15

Join League Members and Virginia Advocates at the Capitol in Richmond during the Virginia State 2017 Legislative Session

Advocacy 2017: NON-PARTISAN Redistricting in Virginia

Poster movie Gerryrigged 23Feb2017

Visit OneVirginia2021 for more information on redistricting.

TOOLS for the ACTIVE ARLINGTON CITIZEN

Find TOOLS for CONTACTING YOUR REPRESENTATIVES Former congressional staffers reveal best practices for making Congress listen to you at INDIVISIBLE

ADVOCATING FOR DEMOCRACY 10 Ways

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Be up to date on laws that are coming up to be voted upon by congress and just current events such as appointments to the new administration. Countable

DOWNLOAD MY ARLINGTON APP: App Store | Google Play

Stay on top of the County's events and news, provided alerts to traffic and Metro delays,real-time traffic data, voting maps and info, an easy-to-use County staff directory and more. Today's My Arlington app has a fresh, new design, starting with the home screen. A tiled, customizable layout offers easier navigation.

The POWER of ACTING LOCALLY

Sunday, December 11, a group of neighbors attended the forum on Local Advocacy, at Texas Jack's BB. We were encouraged to become dedicated advocates for the cause most important to us by the organizer Anna Leonard and the presenters Mary Hynes, Marj Signer, and Judy Helein.
Advocacy Forum Presenters Mary Hynes, Marj Signer, Judy Helein, and Anna Leonard

Advocacy Forum Attendees

Advocacy Forum Attendees

Here's What We've Been Doing

Here are our recent Bulletins:

October 2016

September 2016.

Summer 2016.

April 2016.

March 2016.

February 2016.

January 2016.

November/December 2015.

October 2015.

Let us know if you would like to join us in planning events or doing policy advocacy.

What Is the League?

Women can vote. Why are we still here? Because our democracy needs care and attention. Because we are fearless and relentless.

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Closing the Coverage Gap: Medicaid

Pictures from our Medicaid forum