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  • 26 Jun 2017 1:24 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The LWV Upper Mississippi River Region Inter-League Organization is a regional organization linking more than 50 local LWV Leagues and four state LWV Leagues in protection of the Upper Mississippi River. You can read the June 2017 issue of their newsletter here.

  • 22 Jun 2017 12:01 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    LWV St. Paul sponsored a community education class at St. Paul Public Schools. You can use these links to review things we discussed during the class.

    Civic engagement is committed, active participation on issues concerning rights, duties, and quality of life within your community.

    News Literacy

    Registering to Vote & Voting

    Political Parties & Candidate Campaigns

    The Legislative Process & Contacting Elected Officials

    Commissions & Boards

    Volunteering

    Letters to the Editor

  • 02 May 2017 2:43 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    You can read the July/August 2017 edition of The Voter Newsletter here.

    The May/June issue is also available here.

  • 23 Apr 2017 6:01 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    As of June 1, our League no longer will occupy incubator space at the Women’s Building on Rice Street.

    We will be sharing an office with Skylark Opera in Landmark Center.

    New address: LWV St. Paul, 75 Fifth St. W., Suite 224, St. Paul MN 55102.

  • 10 Apr 2017 5:41 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The LWV Upper Mississippi River Region Inter-League Organization is a regional organization linking more than 50 local LWV Leagues and four state LWV Leagues in protection of the Upper Mississippi River. You can read the April 2017 issue of their newsletter here.

  • 11 Mar 2017 11:57 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The LWV Upper Mississippi River Region Inter-League Organization is a regional organization linking more than 50 local LWV Leagues and four state LWV Leagues in protection of the Upper Mississippi River. You can read the March/February 2017 issue of their newsletter here.

  • 10 Mar 2017 5:07 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    You can read the March/April 2017 edition of The Voter Newsletter here.

  • 13 Feb 2017 9:58 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    LWV St. Paul is a member of the LWV Upper Mississippi River Region Inter-League Organization. You can read their latest newsletter here

  • 09 Jan 2017 2:15 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    You can find the January/February 2017 issue of The Voter Newsletter here!

  • 03 Jan 2017 4:52 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    For anyone who came to our annual luncheon in December, here are some more resources on suffragettes and the movement after Seneca Falls.

    Resource Guide: From Seneca Falls to South St. Paul - A list of resources compiled by our speaker, Madeline Hansen. 

    Suffragette City: A timely visit to Seneca Falls, N.Y., birthplace of the 19th amendment - Debra Bruno, Washington Post, October 20, 2016.

    Relive women’s history in Seneca Falls’ national park and come away with new heroes - Catherine Watson, L.A. Times, October 31, 2016. 

    Her Hat Was In the Ring! -  an ongoing project collecting information concerning women who campaigned for elected public office before the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution in August of 1920.

    Iron Jaws Angels - A 2004 historical docudrama about a group of passionate and dynamic young women, led by Alice Paul (Hilary Swank) and her friend Lucy Burns (Frances O'Connor), who put their lives on the line to fight for American women's right to vote.

    Suffragette - A 2015 British historical period drama film about women's suffrage in the United Kingdom.

    Hidden Figures - A 2016 biographical film based on the nonfiction book of the same name by Margot Lee Shetterly. The film stars Taraji P. Henson as Katherine G. Johnson, the African American mathematician who participated in calculating flight trajectories for Project Mercury and the 1969 Apollo 11 flight to the Moon. 

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