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We have been approved by LWV Ohio as a Local League.

Dear LWVLC It’s official:  We have been approved by LWV Ohio as a Local League.  Hooray! I know that some of you have been awaiting this good news before renewing your membership or joining for the first time.  Wait no … Continue reading

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The League Reflects on the Kavanaugh Hearings

Since its founding in 1920, the League’s core values aim to empower voters and expand participation in our democracy through public education and advocacy throughout the nation. We believe that we must challenge the discriminatory laws in our country and … Continue reading

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Migrant Workers in Licking County: The Hands That Feed Us

The Hands That Feed Us 7 mins read When Marshall Branstool, owner of Branstool Orchards in Utica, steps behind his market table filled with fresh peaches and ripe apples many are quick to notice his shirt does not have the well-known Branstool Orchards … Continue reading

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Voter Registration – Fall 2018 – All the Details

How do I register to vote? The deadline to register to vote in the 2018 November General Election is October 9. Voter registration forms can be found in most public libraries and social service agencies in Ohio. You register to … Continue reading

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The LWV National Convention – 27 June – 1 July 2018

The evening of Thursday, June 28th will be devoted to A Conversation on Redistricting with Nick Stephanopoulos and Ruth Greenwood.  You can watch it! This event will be live-streamed starting at 8:00 p.m. ET: Nick Stephanopoulos and Ruth Greenwood … Continue reading

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The furious fight to win US women the vote

‘The Woman’s Hour’ wonderfully recalls the furious fight to ratify the Nineteenth Amendment March 14, 2018 —This year, more than 400 women are considered likely candidates for US Congress, while another 79 are exploring runs for state governorships as of … Continue reading

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Engaging New Voters

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This study evaluates the potential of nonprofit service providers and community-based organizations to increase voting among their younger clients and constituents, while also assessing best practices for doing so. To do this, we tracked 39,000 individuals who registered … Continue reading

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Learn about addiction, poverty and related challenges in our county

Come Join Us—and Bring a Friend! Deb Dingus, United Way Director and Pastor at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Newark will talk with us about the social and economic issues facing Licking County, including addiction, housing, domestic violence, and child abuse—and … Continue reading

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Women’s HIstory Month: Marjory Stoneman Douglas

With the school shooting in Parkland, Fla., last week, the name Marjory Stoneman Douglas has entered the grim lexicon of mass killings. But just who was Douglas? Long before her namesake would be associated with tragedy, she gained fame as … Continue reading

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Congressional District 12 Candidates’ Forum

WHAT: Candidates’ Forum for District 12 WHEN: April 12th, 6:30 PM meet and greet; 7:00 – 9:00 PM the forum WHERE: Delaware Area Career Center (DACC), North 1610 State Rt. 521, Delaware, OH 43015 WHO: All candidates will be invited … Continue reading

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