On Monday, May 1 from 11:30 to 1:30 (brown-bag lunch) at Plymouth Congregational Church (916 W Prospect Rd, Fort Collins) the International Relations Team will host a Great Decisions discussion exploring how the U.S. petroleum security impacts foreign policy. For 45 years, the country has alternated between periods of energy security and insecurity, sometimes able … More Great Decisions Explores Petroleum and US Foreign Policy
Join us on Sunday, April 23 at 2:30 PM at the Global Village Museum (200 West Mountain Avenue Fort Collins) to learn about the effects of climate change, both internationally and locally. This event comes to you from the Environmental Action Team. Listen to, Bill Ciesla, a forest health specialist and has held positions with … More Climate Change Event Announced
LWVUS Joins People’s Climate March on April 29 League of Women Voters of the United States voted to officially participate in the People’s Climate March in Washington DC on April 29. March organizers invite all Americans to come together to show the world and our political leaders our commitment to protecting our fellow global citizens … More Are Your Boots Made for Marching?
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!
Given both current and projected growth in Northern Colorado and across the Front Range, the demands on our transportation system are increasing dramatically. Sadly, funds to keep up with needs (both for existing infrastructure and expansion) lag far behind. Join us on February 23, 2017 at 7 pm for a CrossCurrents examination: “How to Fund … More Crosscurrents: Funding Transportation Needs
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
It’s no secret that many of us are now looking for best ways to step up our political lives. New organizations and events are springing up because people are asking “What can we do?” The League of Women Voters, proudly politically nonpartisan, has been active for nearly a century encouraging citizen participation in government. An … More Soapbox: Value of Activism with Local Government
One week ago millions of women and men gathered—in the streets of Washington, in cities and towns across the United States, in countries around the world—to demand their voices be heard. The Women’s March was a powerful, inspiring event—but even before the crowds had begun to disperse, the crucial question was asked: What next? Because … More After the Women’s March
Our various issue teams are busy as ever studying and advocating for their respective causes. Check out the latest here. International Relations Discusses the EU after Brexit The outcome of the United Kingdom referendum on EU membership sent shock waves across the globe. It even caught British voters by surprise. The European Union has helped … More Issue Team Updates
Are you interested in Climate Change and its global impact? Join us December 5 at 11:30 AM for a Great Decisions discussions. Participants will meet in the Choir room at Plymouth Congregational Church, UCC (916 W Prospect Rd, Fort Collins). This event is hosted by the International Relations Team. If you can’t make the event, … More Great Decisions: Climate Change