Tour of Loveland High School’s Geometry in Construction Class On Thursday, April 26 the Affordable Housing Team will meet with Loveland High’s students who are building a house for Habitat for Humanity and also a tiny house. We will have lunch with the students at 11, so they can tell us about the program, then … More Affordable Housing Team Events
The Voter Registration team has held 18 events since February. With the registration of 43 voters at the Ben and Jerry’s Free Cone Day (see photos), we have now registered or changed addresses for 425 people in 2018. Big news! We’re going to JAIL! Voter Service Team members recently reached an agreement with officials of … More Voter Services Update
Money in Politics/Making Democracy Work Join one of the league’s most important and interesting teams on the 4th Tuesday of Every Month at 1st Bank,( 2644 S. Timberline Rd.) at 4:00 pm. LWVLC’s newest Team will meet to discuss and narrow areas of interest and the scope of the new team. The team’s states goal … More New/Revised Team?
Did you know that there is an election for the Fort Collins-Loveland Water District, on May 8? Ordinarily, this kind of election is under the radar of the general public. However, this year, the water district election is gaining a lot of attention, as there are 7 candidates for 3 spots on the board of … More Water District Elections
The League of Women Voters, Larimer County (LWVLC) have joined with the Water Board Management (FCLWD) to provide two ways for an informed public to vote on three candidates to serve on the Water Board: Candidates responded to LWVLC formulated questions; their responses can be compared on VOTE411.org. To access the responses, you must give … More Fort Collins Loveland Water District The 7 Board Candidates Speak for 3 Positions
by Arlie Russell Hochschild Prior to the 2016 election. Arlie Russell Hochschild, one of the most influential sociologists of her generation, spent five years immersed in the community of Lake Charles, Louisiana, a tea party stronghold. She was fascinated by how people make sense of their lives. What she discovers may surprise and inform you. … More Strangers in Their Own Land – Anger and Mourning on the American Right
On Monday, April 9th, the Affordable Housing Team of the Larimer County League of Women Voters held a very timely and informative forum with a panel of experts answering the above question. If you were unable to attend, please read this front page, cover story from the Loveland Reporter-Herald to hear their answers. Thank you … More Is Home Ownership Still a Possibility?
It is that time again to start thinking about our”Making Democracy Work” award. This award, presented at our festive Summer Soiree, is given to a woman who has made an impact on her community. We need your help! The Team planning the Soiree is seeking nominations for the Making Democracy Work award. So, please look … More Making Democracy Work Award
Attention Water Users of The Fort Collins/Loveland Water District There is a lively interest for the May 8 election of the Board of Directors for the Fort Collins-Loveland Water District (FCLWD). There are 8 candidates running.The FCLWD is holding two Open Houses to help users learn more about your water system and proposed improvements, including … More Got Water?
Issues of gerrymandering and efforts to correct the problem have been hot topics in the news as of late. Fair voting processes and protections so voters know that their votes have equal sway as any other vote are key components to our democracy. The League is committed to Making Democracy Work and is investing heavily, … More Gerrymandering, Redistricting, and Colorado