Are you concerned with the current tone of politics today? Did the 2016 presidential election drive you further into a corner and avoiding family and neighbors whose ideology is different from yours? Are you baffled at how areas of common ground seem so hard to find? Would you like to change this? Join your fellow … More Beyond Partisan Politics: May 3
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
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?
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
The Affordable Housing Team will host a public meeting on Monday, April 10, 2017, at 7 p.m. at the Harmony Library to present the story of “Youth: The Hidden Homeless.” An outstanding panel of four experts who work with this population will describe the scene in Northern Colorado. Don’t miss out! Mark your calendar now. … More Save the Date: “The Hidden Homeless”
Thanks to everyone who attended the March 8 Book Club– Mistakes Were Made (But not by Me) by Carol Tavris and Elliot Aronson. Now we hope you’ll join us on April 12, 6:30-8:00 PM for a discussion of Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America’s Police by Radley Balko. Book club meets at … More Book Club Announces April and May Reads
This spring, our league will host the bi-annual LWVCO State Convention May 20-21 at the Hilton Hotel on Prospect. More details will follow soon about the event itself but for now, we need your help to make the event a success. Calling Volunteers We hope you will sign up now to help showcase our league … More LWVLC to Host LWVCO State Convention!
Join Great Decisions for a discussion of “Saudi Arabia in Transition” As Saudi Arabia struggles to adjust to the drastic decline in oil revenue, Deputy Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman attempts to boldly transform the country and shift more power to the younger generation. At the same time, many countries such as the U.S. point … More Great Decisions to Discuss Saudi Arabia in Transition
Please join the Civil Liberties Team of the League of Women Voters of Larimer County for a showing of this documentary addressing racism in Fort Collins. This important film will be shown on February 23, 2017 at 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 1005 Stover Street, Fort Collins, CO. The film was … More Film Screening Feb. 23- Fort Collins: The Choice City . . . for Whom?
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