Rhode Island

Rhode Island

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government.

Women's Journal and Suffrage News Newspaper clipDuring these uncertain times, we know that you are doing all you can to ensure your health and safety, and that of your community. The League of Women Voters of Rhode Island wants you to know that we remain committed to empowering voters and defending democracy. There are many ways that you can participate in strengthening our democracy. See a few highlights below.
Be safe and healthy!
Your friends at LWVRI
 

100 years of the League of Women Voters and the 19th Amendment in 2020!

 

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Event Date: 
Dec 15 2020 - 5:30pm
Event location: 

Virtual Event - details TBA

If you are interested in serving on the Providence School board,
the application deadline is 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 11 https://www.providenceri.gov/mayor/providence-school-board-application/

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Press Mention

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Kudos for a well-run election

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Blog Post

Posted by League of Women Voters, Rhode Island
November 12, 2020

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News

As the U.S. Census nears announcing its final numbers, the League will begin year 2 of working on the People Powered Fair Maps (PPFM) initiative, which works on fair and honest redistricting.

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Event Date: 
Oct 28 2020 - 7:00pm
Event location: 

Free Webinar

Event Video:
https://www.facebook.com/PellCenter/videos/370465094396203/
(program begins approximately 10:00 minutes in)

Racism and Redistricting event
Event Date: 
Oct 8 2020 - 7:00pm

On October 8, the League of Women Voters of the United States, along with LWV of Georgia, North Carolina, and Virginia hosted a discussion on the role systemic racism plays in silencing voters of color and how it’s shaped one of the most important processes for ensuring voters’ voices are heard.
Video: https://tinyurl.com/y3rbwghu

Little Compton Women's History Exhibition
Event Date: 
Nov 5 2020 - 1:00pm
Event location: 

Little Compton Historical Society

Little Compton Women's History Project Tour - Photos: https://tinyurl.com/y59e2cqk
The Book Club went on an indoor and outdoor self-guided tour of a collection of illuminating histories of Women of Little Compton and others with pictures and stories. After our tour Marjorie O'Toole who operates the Historical Museum met the group at the Town Cemetery in the Commons of Little Compton to explain the history and notable people buried there.