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Women's History Month

With Women’s History Month 2016 wrapping up, League president Elisabeth MacNamara joined with other women’s political and history experts at the Sewall-Belmont House and Museum to discuss women’s leadership and public service and their impact on public policy in both a historical and contemporary context.

The Your Vote is Your Voice! Empowered Women Vote seeks to empower women in our community, particularly those underserved, to better engage them in the political process.

To celebrate Women’s History Month and the League's history of Making Democracy Work®, we’ve put together a brief slide show highlighting a few of the our accomplishments over the last 96 years.

To mark Women’s History Month and to reflect on the League’s history, we recently spoke with some of our former presidents to hear about their best memories as well as their vision for the future of the League of Women Voters.

The League is proud to celebrate Women’s History Month and to celebrate a little of our own history, 95 years after our founding. How well do you know the League’s impact on Americans’ lives? Test your knowledge and learn more about just a few of the League’s great accomplishments over the past 95 years!

As a part of Women’s History Month, I was thrilled to join a special event in honor of the four women who have served as members of the United States Supreme Court.

Hold your mouse over the images to see how the League of Women Voters has helped educate and empower voters – past and present!

League members recently attended the United Nation's 58th Commission on the Status of Women. Following World War II, the League of Women Voters helped lead the effort to establish the United Nations.

Women possess unbridled power to effect change, especially at the grassroots level. But there are many admirable women that history books often fail to recognize.

Utah was the second territory to grant women the right to vote in 1870. Like it or not, polygamy did play a part in suffrage in Utah.