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On July 21, 2024, President Biden announced he was standing down from running for reelection. Here’s what voters need to know about the current situation and the process in place for the Democratic ticket moving forward.

Who taught you to advocate for a more equitable world? For many of us, the answer is someone in our family. That's the case for these League members, Claudia and Janelle Stevenson. Claudia and Janelle are not only mother and daughter, they're also co-presidents of the LWV of Nebraska.

Every two years, LWVUS convenes a convention of delegates to elect the national board, adopt a program and budget for the next biennium, and conduct business that advances our mission. 

The League started Pride month by participating in the West Hollywood Pride, WEHO, with the icon Cyndi Lauper, encouraging parade attendees to make a plan to vote using 

Every June, the League, our partners, and people around the country await the US Supreme Court’s (SCOTUS) opinions on critical issues like access to the ballot, redistricting, reproductive rights, and more. This blog reflects on several end-of-term cases from the last decade or so that have had a major impact on democracy.

Young voters are becoming a force in American politics, and as a result, anti-voter state legislatures are going to great lengths to add hurdles for young voters.

In spite of these barriers, young voters are energetic, organized, and ready to make their voices heard.

The Supreme Court recently ruled on a case around mifepristone, a drug commonly used for medication abortion. Their decision preserves access to one of the most common, effective, and safest forms of abortion.

Heading into the 2024 general elections, access to free, trusted, and unrestricted information will be essential to empowering an informed and engaged electorate. Elections at the federal, state, and local levels will directly affect the communities that libraries serve and the issues their users care about. Access to nonpartisan civic information that breaks down the barriers to ballot casting is critical to ensuring all Americans can engage in the democratic process.

Gun violence has a relatively more devastating impact on certain groups of people, including the LGBTQIA+ community. The disproportionate impact of gun violence on the LGBTQIA+ community makes gun safety a vital protection for community members.

Make sure your grad is ready to make their voice heard as they step into the world with these VOTE411 postcards!

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