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The League sent a letter to the US Senate urging them to pass the Youth Voting Rights Act as a measure to support eligible young voters’ access to the ballot.
The League reached out to welcome Director Santos who was confirmed to the Census Bureau earlier this year. Census work is incredibly important to our democracy.
LWV Urges US House to cosponsor H.Res. 891, affirming the Equal Rights Amendment as part of the US Constitution (Legal Document)
LWVUS sent a memo to the US House asking them to cosponsor H.Res. 891, a resolution to affirm the validity of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) as the 28th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
LWVUS joins partners asking OMB to revise standards for federal data on race and ethnicity (Legal Document)
LWVUS joined partners on a letter asking the Acting Director of the Office of Management and Budget to move forward with revising the standards for federal data on race and ethnicity.
The League sent a letter to the White House outlining the issues that we hope President Biden will touch on during the State of the Union.
LWVUS joins request for global gender equality investments in Biden funding requests (Legal Document)
LWVUS joined a letter sent to the director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), requesting increased investments in global gender equality
LWVUS with over 100 organizations urges Senators to cosponsor the bipartisan 2020 Census Deadline Extensions Act to extend the deadlines for delivering apportionment and redistricting data
LWVUS joined a statement by Advancing Justice, Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, and National Conference on Citizenship to warn inappropriate data for redistricting.
LWV urges President Biden to rescind Executive Order 13380 and cease the creation of a citizenship database (Legal Document)
LWV joined other census and redistricting champions in calling for the recission of EO 13380, which mandated the Census Bureau creation of a block-level citizenship database.
LWVUS is urging Congress to extend the statutory reporting deadlines that the U.S. Census must follow when sending apportionment numbers to the President and sending redistricting data to the states.