President Obama releasing his Climate Action Plan, June 2013

On Earth Day, I attended a meeting with the Counselor to President Obama and the White House Office of Public Engagement, along with members of the environmental, public health and civil rights communities to talk about the progress of the President’s Climate Action Plan.

The Affordable Care Act: A Gigantic Opportunity for America's Democracy

The National Voter Registration Act requires public assistance agencies to provide voter registration opportunities to applicants, and the Health Benefit Exchanges are public assistance agencies.

Take Action - Support EPA's Limits on Carbon Pollution

Celebrate Earth Day with the League by telling the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to fight climate change.

How State and Local Leagues are Celebrating Earth Day 2014

In addition to the work the League does to defend the environment at the national level, in 2009 members came together to develop the League’s Climate Change Task Force. Local and state Leagues are also committed to addressing the specific environmental concerns that arise in their communities.

This Earth Day, Put People Before Polluters

We must let the EPA know that we need to act immediately to protect the future of our planet, including our lives and the lives of our children.

Kathe Thompson along her 3000 mile walk to bring attention to the need for climate change.

It's amazing what you see and think about when you're taking a 3,000 mile walk! On March 1, 235 climate change activists began walking east from Los Angeles; in November we will finish our journey in Washington, DC. The marchers hail from 36 states and six countries.

LWVUS President Elisabeth MacNamara at the Shur Fellow Training

A passionate volunteer mentality is in the League history, it’s in our blood. And I see it every day when I come to work and interact with the state and local Leagues across the country.