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Johnson County Founding members Cindy Cook, Karen Lunsford, and Mary Kooi. LWVIN Liaison Joanne Evers.




League of Women Voters Johnson County, IN (LWVJC) expects to be recognized as a local League by the League of Women Voters of the United States (LWVUS) in June 2022.

 

The LWV is a nonpartisan political organization that encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. The League's mission is to empower voters and defend democracy; therefore, it is committed to equity for all voters and the recognition that democracy is strengthened by the inclusion of diverse voices in the community.

 

Why join the LWV? 

• Identify community issues. Meet and problem solve with diverse individuals who are committed to Democracy and have unique experiences and knowledge.

• Increase personal knowledge and share information about legislators, legislation and advocacy.

• Expand personal leadership skills.
• Make new friends and have fun.


 

View a brief introduction to the LWV and the proposed Johnson County League (4:54)



 

 

Important Documents

 

Bylaws - Adopted Feb 2022

Nonpartisan Policy - Adopted January 2022

LWV of Johnson County does not support or oppose any political party or candidate

 

DEI Policy - Adopted January 2022

LWV of Johnson County is an organization fully committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in principle and in practice.

 

 

 

More Information

 

What the League has accomplished: Advocacy Topics: 

(links to a few of several hundred actions)

 

Statements and press releases

www.lwv.org/newsroom

 

 

The nonpartisan election website drew more than six million users looking for election information to the site in 2020.

2021 Nonprofit Communications Campaign of the Year for VOTE411.org.

 

 

2022/01 LWVIN Agenda: Voting Rights, Redistricting, Education

https://www.thestatehousefile.com/politics/league-of-women-voters-legislative-agenda-concerned-with-voting-rights/article_c15e6892-6f37-11ec-ac58-3bcdec47c97f.html

 

2022 /02 Redistricting

https://lwvin.org/content.aspx?page_id=5&club_id=42001&item_id=73402

 

Responsible voter list maintenance is necessary and appropriate, largescale voter purges without safeguards can result in wrongful disenfranchisement.

https://www.brennancenter.org/our-work/court-cases/indiana-naacp-and-league-women-voters-indiana-v-lawson

 

 

 

What Guides our Advocacy & Action?



• Impact On Issues 2020-2022 | League of Women Voters (lwv.org) inspires League members to use LWVUS public policy positions at community and state levels. 



• LWVIN 

LWVIN Position Statements

Want to learn more?

 

Join us for one of our upcoming informational meetings or email us at lwvjcin@gmail.com:

Ready to join the new league?
Click here.  You will be joining the LWV Indiana and your membership will be transferred to the new league once it is chartered by LWVUS.

 






Slideshow
2022-0420-JohnsonCounty

4/11/2022 Introduction to the League of Women Voters of Johnson County
See ICON article



New League featured in The Daily Journal



See the article