In June, the Harmony Library hosted a workshop presented by the League of Women Voters of Larimer County on civic engagement. Attendees, across the political spectrum, were eager to learn how they could talk, write, or otherwise advocate for issues so that others would listen. You can read about the workshop on an earlier post … More Soapbox: Listen So Others Will Talk
The end of summer and beginning of fall are busy times for the Voter Services Team. Check out the upcoming activities to find the niche that’s right for you and get involved. Make a difference – Make Democracy Work. Voter Registration Drives The voter registration circulators continue to be busy registering voters at the local … More Voter Service Needs YOU!
As our country continues to struggle with finding sustainable solutions to a looming healthcare crisis, our Health Care Team is hard at work advocating for ideas that work. The League’s Position on health care, in brief, as announced by National Board, April 1993 and supplemented by concurrence, June 2016 is as follows: The League of … More Health Care Team Resources
The Informed Citizen Book Club announces our May book choice of Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right by Jane Mayer. The publisher asks: Why is America living in an age of profound economic inequality? Why, despite the desperate need to address climate change, have even modest … More Book Club Reads Dark Money in May
We have all seen films that entertain. Occasionally, we find a film that touches our hearts. Even more rarely, we see a film that calls us to action. These rare works bring stories into our lives in a way that transforms our understanding of the human experience and compels our involvement. It is just these … More When is a Film Festival MORE Than a Film Festival?
Although municipal elections like these don’t get broad media attention like those for state and federal office, local leaders make a tremendous difference on your everyday quality of life and the look and feel of your community. … More Navigate Choices in April’s Local Elections
Northern Colorado Elected Officials: Contact Information Contacting elected officials whose decisions impact your day-to-day life is a GREAT way to be advocate for the issues and policies that are important to you. While it may be possible to keep everyone happy all of the time, information from constituents helps inform decision-making across levels of our … More Contact Your Leadership…at any level!
This March join us in reading and discussing another non-fiction book: Mistakes Were Made (But Not by Me): Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions, and Hurtful Acts by Carol Tavris and Elliot Aronson. The book club will meet in March at our new time 6:30-8 PM on Wednesday, March 8. All our monthly meetings … More March Book Club Title: Mistakes Were Made
Although many think of the League of Women Voters as a resource during election season, our chapters are active all year, every year! Since the November election, our league and many others have been more active than ever in continuing to advocate for positions that we have taken. The League only advocates on issues after … More League of Women Voters: Nonpartisan AND Strong Advocates
Do you LOVE democracy? Are you passionate about voting rights and the process by which we select our representatives in government? Get a jump on your pre-Valentine’s Day passions with a free screening of the film I Voted with the League of Women Voters of Boulder County.