Making Democracy Work

Making Democracy Work

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy.

Book Reviews

Each month, one of our members submits a brief book review to be published in the Voter. The following list provides ideas of books that may be of interest to League members and others. Take a look at our Voter for additional book ideas.

Book List

Making Democracy Work: Growing, Mobilizing, Educating and Protecting the Vote

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The Tacoma-Pierce County League of Women Voters is dedicated to making democracy work by growing, mobilizing, educating and protecting the vote. Our current work is highlighted on this page; other pages have additional background and information.

You don't have to be a League member to participate! Join one of our unit meeting discussions on timely issues; attend a forum; talk to people you meet there - and see if you like it. We welcome the public at all of our events.

Forum Series: Civility, Incivility & Civil Disobedience

The very popular forum series on Civility, Incivility and Civil Disobedience has now concluded. You can watch the premier forum, "Civility, Whose Role Is It Anyway?", which was on February 4, at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LveGSmnVJJs&feature=youtu.be.

Amy Young, PhD, Professor at PLU, opened with an historical perspective. Read Amy's speech here.

Suggestions for new forum topics can be sent to Action Chair, Cynthia Stewart, stewdahl@comcast.net.

Voter Registration

League members have been working hard visiting high school civics and social studies classes to discuss voting rights and registering eligible students to vote. Take a look at this infographic being used in the schools.

Download the flier here.