In 2005 the League of Women Voters in partnership with the National Council of Women of Kenya began a two-year program to strengthen democracy and democratic practices in Kenya.  Kenyans Working Together for Good Governance: Civil Society, Government, and Members of Parliament was designed to ignite an effective engagement among members of parliament, appointed district commissioners, and members of local civil society groups. The League and the National Council began working together in 1999 during the League's program Woman Power in Politics: Building Grassroots Democracy in Africa.

League Requirements

The LWVUS bylaws state that the national League board “may grant full local League recognition to groups that have fulfilled the requirements of their state boards and those adopted by the national convention. These requirements are to be seen within the framework of the League’s mission statement and are to serve as a continuing gauge of a League’s health and wellbeing.

ORAL STATEMENT

NANCY TATE, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF THE UNITED STATES

on

The Role of the Election Assistance Commission regarding

ORAL STATEMENT

NANCY TATE, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF THE UNITED STATES

on

The Role of the Election Assistance Commission regarding

After traveling to Yerevan to attend the international conference "The Role of NGOs in the Public Policy Process" and after listening to the needs identified by local participants, the League submitted in August 2007 a concept paper recommending that local Armenian nongovernmental organizations be coached on effective advocacy skills.

 

STATEMENT

BY

MARY G. WILSON, PRESIDENT

LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF THE UNITED STATES

ON

S. 1487, THE BALLOT INTEGRITY ACT OF 2007

FOR THE

SENATE RULES COMMITTEE

July 25, 2007

 

STATEMENT

BY

MARY G. WILSON, PRESIDENT

LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF THE UNITED STATES

ON

S. 1487, THE BALLOT INTEGRITY ACT OF 2007

FOR THE

SENATE RULES COMMITTEE

July 25, 2007

The League of Women Voters was contacted by long time League member Gail O'Reilly in 2005 to inquire about the possibility for the League to work in Armenia.

Observing Your Government in Action

This is an easy-to-read "how to" resource guide on organizing and conducting observer corps programs. Building on its decades of experience in empowering citizens to monitor local governmental meetings through these programs, the League has compiled best practices about starting and maintaining an observer program.

Publication No. 2080

This background paper was produced as part of the League's two-year (2006-2008) study of Immigration aimed at helping communities understand the implications of immigration at the local, state, and federal level. At the bottom of each paper is a link to a downloadable PDF version. "....The United States is often called a nation of immigrants. And it is. The quotation above expresses the diversity of immigrants and those of immigrant stock, and the vitality this diversity contributes to America. Certainly, new arrivals have a different perspective of immigration from those who have been here a while and those whose roots in America go a long way back. For recent arrivals, the immigration experience is immediate and still in process. For Native Americans, the impact of immigration goes back a long way and frequently continues to have a personal resonance. For those whose immigrant status dates back as recently as their parents’ or grandparents’ arrival in this country or more than 400 years when their ancestors arrived, immigration is a more distant event. ..."

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