The Charleston Area

The Charleston Area

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The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.

This year marks our 100th anniversary! Rooted in the movement that secured the right to vote for women, the League has worked to foster civic engagement and enhance access to the vote since 1920. Our work has evolved from efforts to gain and foster women's suffrage to ensuring that all eligible voters have the opportunity and information they need to exercise their right to vote.

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Action Alerts

ERA Advocacy Needed Now

Event Date: 
Jul 31 2020 - 6:00pm
Event location: 

Virtual: ZOOM link will be sent to those who RSVP

ZOOM link for tonight's event:

George Floyd Memorial
Public Statement

The LWV Charleston Area wishes to express our concern and confirm our support as we stand in solidarity with our local Black community and in support for our nation's best but, yet-to-date, unrealized goal for equality for all.