Citizen Rights

Citizen Rights

Democratic government depends upon informed and active participation at all levels of government. Governmental bodies must protect the citizen’s right to know by giving adequate notice of proposed actions, holding open meetings, and making public records accessible.

Public Statement
LWV Statement on Transition of Power
Event Date: 
Dec 17 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Ashley Crary Lidow, Director of Policy and Government Relations for the Women's Rights and Empowerment Network, will join us at noon on Thursday, December 17, 2020 to discuss upcoming gender relevant issues in

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Virginia Case: "In these trying times, the League’s commitment to democracy requires us to speak out against racism and violence. I hope you will join me in this commitment by doing the work required of us to be an anti-racist organization".
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Leaderosity is another DEI resource sponsored and promoted by the LWVUS.

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The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee encourage you to take this 21-Day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge.

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Blog Post

Posted by League of Women Voters, Rhode Island
November 12, 2020

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Teachers to present on Equal Rights Amendment on Oct. 31

Oct 29, 2020
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Event Date: 
Nov 10 2020 - 7:00pm
Event location: 

Online - ZOOM

Why was the ERA proposed? Why was it controversial? Would you have voted for or against ratification of the ERA if you were a state legislator at the time? Take part in an engaging community conversation that will have you step into the shoes of women’s rights advocates as they worked to secure the passage of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA).

Action Alerts

The American people deserve a Supreme Court confirmation process that builds trust in our democracy and ensures an independent judiciary without compromising any more lives. 

 

Action Alerts

Please consider contacting your representatives concerning possible cuts to payroll taxes which could affect your Social Security benefits, including disability, both current (and future) as contained in the Presidential Memorandum of

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