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Resources for Local League Presidents

Other League Resources

League Basics
An introduction to the League written by the LWVUS which provides an overview of governance, non-partisanship, finance, programming and positions, communication and membership.

League Lingo
A listing of terms and abbreviations frequently used within the League

Fundraising 101
A monograph on effective fundraising from the LWVUS

Education Fund
How the Education Fund operates, how to deposit donations, and how to request funds

Advocacy Vs Lobbying -LWVUS Whitepaper
A white paper from the LWVUS provides guidance

Other Organizations

American Academy of Arts and Sciences (website)

Our Common Purpose
This publication is the final report of the bipartisan Commission on the Practice of Democratic Citizenship. It includes 31 recommendations to strengthen America’s institutions and civic culture to help a nation in crisis emerge with a more resilient democracy. Fall 2020.

LWV Indiana


LWV Indiana Position Page

LWVIN Nonpartisanship Policy - July 2019

The League takes action on governmental measures and policies in the public interest. However, it shall not support or oppose any political party or candidate.  Members should read this policy carefully.

LWV United States

Talking points
Language and best practices state and local Leagues are encouraged to use for public outreach when working on LWVUS priority issues.

LWVUS Impact on Issues 2020-2022 
A Guide to Public Policy Positions from the national League

Congressional Interview Guide and Materials - January 2021
The League is releasing our revamped congressional interview program: Rep the League! The start of the 117th Congress this January provides League advocates with an extra opportunity to connect with freshman and returning lawmakers.

Other Issue Tools In Depth 
From advancing health care to protecting the environment, voters care about many issues. Use these tools to promote our goals of social and economic justice as well as the health and safety of all Americans.

Policies and Guidelines
Tools to assist Leagues in understanding operating procedures, onboarding new leadership, and implementing new processes.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
View guidance from the LWVUS

DEI Policy

DEI Guide


Bylaws - LWV United States