March 1 Deadlines Fast Approaching!

There are a number of deadlines relating to Convention that are fast approaching, including Program Planning, Bylaw Amendments, and Award applications.  Visit the Convention 2014 area for more information.


Big News!!

The updated Member Resources site is coming soon – very soon! The Forums site will be unavailable today, February 19th, as the content of both the Members Area and the Forums websites are merged into one, integrated Member Resources site. The whole process will take several hours with the site re-opening on Thursday, February 20, 2014.

  • Hosted by National Board Member Anne Schink, YPTF Co-chairs Amy Hjerstedt and Melissa Currence, and LWVUS staff member Shauneen Grout, this webinar focuses on the logistics, legalities and benefits of having interns in your League. The presenters focus on the best ways to manage expectations, create lasting relationships with students and train the civic leaders of tomorrow.
  • Learn about the Ruth S. Shur Fellows program in this informational session, presented on December 13, 2012. Nominations for Ruth S. Shur Fellows are currently be accepted online until January 7, 2013. For more information, go to: http://www.lwv.org/content/become-lwvus-ruth-s-shur-fellow-1.
  • The Succeeding in the Spotlight webinar, presented by Communications Consultant Michelle Molloy, provides timely tips during this high visibility election time for League leaders to be effective spokespersons, building key messaging and media relations skills into your interviews.
  • This webinar will expand on the basic fundraising training from National Convention to provide an overview of the why’s, who’s, what’s, how’s and when’s of fundraising essentials for local Leagues. We’ll convince you to focus on the most promising source of funds for Leagues – individuals – and give you lots of ideas to ensure success!
  • Presented in partnership by the Membership and Leadership Development (MLD) program and the LWVUS Communications Team, this webinar discusses how you can build your League and the community through the use of Facebook and Twitter. Presented on August 28, 2012.
  • This is an hour-long webinar presented by LWVUS Board Member Marcia Merrins about how to be an effective debate-moderator.
  • Learn the in and outs of accessing and updating the LWV Membership Database. Webinar presented on January 14, 2010.
  • Listen as LWVUS Board Member Marcia Merrins explores ways to make your League more welcoming in order to gain new members and to invigorate your League! Webinar recorded January 13, 2011.
  • The annual meeting is one of the most important general membership meetings of the year! It gives members an opportunity to direct the future of their League and to enjoy being a member of this great organization. Is your League ready for its annual meeting? Webinar recorded on March 18, 2011.