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The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan organization that encourages the informed and active participation of citizens in government and influences public policy through education and advocacy.

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  • The Informed Voters Book Club
    Everyone is welcome
    All meetings are held the second Wednesday of the month from 6:00- 8:00 p.m. at Old Firehouse Bookstore
    July 13: The Green Boat by Mary Pipher. Mary Pipher, whom many may know as the author of Reviving Ophelia, is a therapist living in Nebraska. While the final outcome is still unclear, she recounts the story of gathering her neighbors and friends to fight TransCanada’s Keystone XL (“extra-leaky”?) pipeline, and their successes in growing a state-wide Coalition of everyday folk fighting to protect their water, homes and ways of life. Pipher charts the group’s change from pessimism to feeling empowered, connected and courageous, AND resilient. 

    August: Shades of Blue by Ann Ferris, facilitated by Health Care Team. Issue is depression in conjuntion with November ballot initiative for a mental health treatment facility in Larimer County.

    September: Divide by Matt Taibbi, facilitated by the Civil Liberties Team

    League of Women Voters Offer to Speak on

    Ballot Issues

    Are you planning a fall meeting for your organization, and interested in all the topics to be voted on in November? If so, the Larimer County League of Women Voters can provide an unbiased presentation on this year’s ballot issues. The pros and cons of each issue will be discussed in an impartial manner by League representatives. They will be available to give presentations to groups of 10 or more beginning September 25, 2016. Please contact the Larimer County League at www.lwv-larimercounty.org to schedule a meeting.



    The League of Women Voters of Colorado supports Colorado Initiative 117
    Retention of Excess State Revenue
    To allow state to spend already-collected tax revenue on schools, transportation, mental health and senior services.


    We also support Colorado Amendment 69 ColoradoCare Universal Health Care for Colorado.
    Click below to read our complete rationale and explanation.


    Watch the May 26, 2016 CrossCurrents
    Panel discussion on how Colorado chooses it's presidential candidates. The differences between the caucus and primary systems. Panelists are Bob Vangermeersch, Martha Coleman, Pat Steadman, & Kevin Lundberg. Produced by the City of Fort Collins in cooperation with the Larimer County League of Women Voters.


    Read March 29, 2016 article in Washington Post:
    U.S. elections ranked worst among Western democracies. Here’s why.
    Americans are often proud of the democratic process here. Maybe they shouldn't be.

    Beer and Wine in Grocery Stores
    Watch February's CrossCurrents Program

    Here is your opportunity to learn about important matters under consideration by the Colorado Legislature
    Click this link to read an informative newsletter from LWV-Colorado's busy Legislative Action group

    Big Dangers for the Next Election
    Read review of book The Voting Wars: From Florida 2000 to the next Election Meltdown

    For Information on Bills being Introduced in the Colorado Legislature go to:  www.leg.state.co.us
    Comcast Channel 165 provides live streaming video cover of the House and Senate in action.

Calendar of Events ‎‎‎‎‎‎(* go to Calendar of Events page)‎‎‎‎‎‎

DateTimeEventLocation
July 20, 2016 9:30 - 11:30 p.m. Environmental Action Team Pathways 
July 27, 2016 10:30 a.m. Environmental Action Team - Water Resources Pappy's Corner Pub 
August 3, 2016 9:30 a.m. Discussion Kathy Vincent, close acquaintance to Bryan Stephenson author of DIVIDE 1308 Lindenwood Dr. rsvp leethielen@aol.com 
August 7, 2016  Soapbox - TBD Coloradoan 
August 9, 2016 10:15 a.m.- 12 noon Voter Services Team Meeting  
August 10, 2016 6:00 P.M. INFORMED VOTERS BOOK CLUB - Healthcare SHADES OF BLUE by Amy Ferris Old Firehouse Books -232 Walnut St 
August 11, 2016 11:30 Health Care Team Meeting  
August 17, 2016 7 p.m. T. R. Reid presenter 'The Healing of Colorado:A Community Forum about Amendment 69(ColoradoCare)' by LWVLC & First United Methodist Church First United Methodist Church -1005 Stover St 
August 17, 2016 9:30 a.m.- 11:30 a.m. Environmental Action Team Pathways 
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