Skip to main content
Tell Your Representatives You want Equality to be Part of the Constitution
Ask Your Senators to Grant DC Statehood The people of Washington DC deserve the same rights as any American living in our 50 states
Tell Your Senators to Support the John Lewis VRAA
Adopt the Equal Rights Amendment

LaQuita Howard

Marketing Manager

LaQuita Howard is the Marketing Manager, supporting all communications needs for the People Powered Fair MapsTM campaign. She formally served in the role of Member Associate/receptionist at the League for 2 years.

The Texas native moved to DC January of 2012 to attend the Illustrious Howard University where she earned a degree in Advertising. Prior to working with the League she worked in sales and held public relations/advertising internships. When she is not working she indulges in reading, painting, writing, meditating, and dancing to Beyonce in the mirror. She also enjoys spending quality time with her friends and loved ones.

LinkedIn

The 2021 redistricting cycle was the first one without the full protection of the Voting Rights Act. Without federal oversight, many states and local municipalities have used this advantage to implement racially gerrymandered maps, i.e. district lines that limit the voting power of voters of color.

Gather your friends and join us on Twitter or Instagram for our annual game of SOTU Bingo. Download a card and tag us when you have bingo. 

Last month, the Ohio Supreme Court struck down Ohio’s 2021 state and congressional maps due to partisan gerrymandering. We spoke with the League of Women Voters of Ohio's executive director, Jen Miller, about the work Leagues are doing to ensure fair and equitable maps in Ohio. 

LWV of Baltimore County, other advocacy groups, and Black voters urge federal court to block racially gerrymandered in Baltimore County, Maryland. 

The League of Women Voters of Georgia and partners files federal lawsuit challenging racial gerrymandering in Georgia. 

The League of Women Voters of Baltimore County and partners files lawsuit challenging racially gerrymandered maps in Baltimore County. 

LWV of Texas joins partners in filing a lawsuit against racially discriminatory maps in Texas.

To create more equitable maps, we recommend that states prioritize transparency and implement ethics rules to protect the integrity of commissions and hold politicians accountable for acting in the interest of the people. 

Senator Warnock's historic win in Georgia highlights how voter suppression disproportionately impacts voters of color.

People Powered Fair MapsTM is a national redistricting program of the League of Women Voters focused on creating fair political maps nationwide. The program includes actions in all 50 states + D.C.