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LWVUS hosts monthly webinars on a variety of topics related to DEI.

Webinars In Depth

Dates and registration information for upcoming webinars are available on this page.

Revisiting Being Inclusive In Our Understanding of Holidays and Our Calendars
September 23, 2021

This webinar revisited the October 2020 webinar and examined holidays through a DEI lens and discussed how individuals and Leagues can be more inclusive in how we discuss and display holiday imagery and how we calendar meetings and events. 

August 26, 2021

This webinar explored what intersectionality is, how it presents itself in our lives, and where it may present itself in our League work.


DEI Lens and Governance
June 17, 2021

The LWV Governance Committee led a presentation and discussion on the DEI policy and League work through a DEI lens.

Working Across Generations
May 27, 2021

This webinar defined the different generations, discussed some common assumptions made of them, and offered tips on how each generation can learn from each other and work together.

Applying a DEI Lens to Data Collection
April 22, 2021

This webinar examined demographic collections and offered best practices regarding when to ask for this information, how to ask for it, and how to use and store it.

Gender Identity
March 11, 2021

This webinar discussed gender identity including terminology, the history of gender identity, and how it relates to League work.

Event Planning Through a DEI Lens
February 18, 2021

This webinar offered tips on virtual event planning with a focus on applying a DEI lens to planning.

DEI and Nonpartisanship
January 21, 2021

This webinar explored our nonpartisan and DEI policies and how they function together in our League work. 

League DEI Work
November 19, 2020

This webinar offered guidance and resources for League members who provide DEI leadership for their League.

Being Inclusive In Our Understanding of Holidays and Our Calendars
October 22, 2020

This webinar examined holidays through a DEI lens and discussed how individuals and Leagues can be more inclusive in how we discuss and display holiday imagery and how we calendar meetings and events.

September 24, 2020

This webinar explored microaggressions, how they form, how to recognize them, and how to prevent them.

A More Inclusive Look at the Right To Vote
August 20, 2020

This webinar looked at a more inclusive timeline of women winning the right to vote and what it means for us and being a welcoming and inclusive organization to all.

Understanding and Partnering With Native American Communities
July 23, 2020

This covered partnering with Native American communities. It included brief background on how to learn more about Native American history, building relationships with Native American communities, and Native American voting rights.

Community Partnerships
May 22, 2020

This webinar focused on equitable community partnerships and discussed what can create barriers to them and how they can be fostered. 

Event Planning Through a DEI Lens
March 19, 2020

This webinar focused on applying a DEI lens to our event planning. Additional guidance was offered on virtual meetings. 

Building Inclusive Suffrage and Anniversary Programs
February 20, 2020

This webinar was presented by members of the LWV of Ohio on how they planned their 100th Anniversary events through an equitable and inclusive lens. 

January 30, 2020

This webinar focused on the idea of ‘covering’, or feeling pressured to hide/alter ‘mutable traits’ of your social identity in order to “fit in” other majority spaces.

December 19, 2019

This webinar featured questions and conversation topics submitted by registrants on a variety of DEI topics. The LWVUS DEI committee, LWVUS staff, and webinar participants provided feedback, advise, and further conversation on each. 

Difficult Conversations
November 21, 2019

This webinar explored how to recognize why DEI focused conversations may be uncomfortable or difficult and how to navigate those kinds of conversations.

DEI Lens & Our Advocacy
October 30, 2019

This webinar explored how to view and apply a DEI lens to the mission impact and advocacy work we do. 

Intergenerational Equity
September 26, 2019

This webinar explored what Intergenerational Equity is, how Leagues and League members can be inclusive and welcoming of members and engagers of all ages and how different generations can learn from each other. 

Acknowledging the Past, Reimagining the Future
August 29,2019

Past LWVUS President Carolyn Jefferson-Jenkins presented this webinar speaking about the courageous and often overlooked women of color, and how we can move forward to actualize our values as individuals and as an organization.

Making a Personal DEI Commitment
July 25, 2019

This webinar explored how each of us should make a personal commitment to DEI and use it to enhance our League work in this area. The webinar provided resources for doing so and all participants were asked to commit to doing at least one thing over the next six months.

DEI Lens
June 27, 2019

This webinar explored the concept of a DEI lens, how to view your League work through it, and how to expand that work to be more diverse, equitable, and inclusive. Examples were provided on mission impact work through a DEI lens.