HAPPY 104th BIRTHDAY LWV!

Join us for cake to celebrate our birthday on February 22 at the Durango Public Library as part of our Media Literacy event from 4:30-6pm.

League of Women Voters of La Plata County

Empowering Voters. Defending Democracy.

ABOUT US

Empowering Voters.
Defending Democracy.

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan, grassroots organization working to protect and expand voting rights and ensure everyone is represented in our democracy. We empower voters and defend democracy through advocacy, education, and litigation, at the local, state, and national levels.

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Featured Topics

League of Women Voters ‘help voters wade through noise’

With a national election on the horizon, the fire hose of information has increased, flooding us through our computers, phones, televisions and mailboxes. It is often difficult to separate fact from fiction, particularly when it comes to election security, voting...

EMPOWERING OUR DEMOCRACY IN 2024

Friend, You can now watch our birthday gathering, including our panel on the power of young voters! Thank you to everyone who joined us live to honor LWV's history and raise questions about engaging young voters ahead of the presidential election. Special thanks to...

The League Of Women Voters Celebrates Black History Month

February is Black History month, and as we reflect on the triumphs and history of African Americans, we want to acknowledge the role of Black women in the voting rights movement. From Ida B. Wells to Stacey Abrams, Black women have played a pivotal role in the...

Inspiration From Late LWV President Dr. Deborah Ann Turner

League of Women Voters president, the late Dr. Deborah Ann Turner, shared many moments of wisdom throughout her nearly four-year tenure. We hope these words will inspire you as we continue Dr. Turner's legacy to empower voters and defend democracy.  

A Citizen’s Guide to Preserving Democracy

01/02/2024 | 52m 17s | Aired: 01/02/24 A Citizen’s Guide to Preserving Democracy is based on Richard Haass’ best-selling book "The Bill of Obligations: The Ten Habits of Good Citizens." Through interviews and real-life examples of tenets like 'Be Informed,' 'Reject...

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Ways to Engage

Local Issues

What We’re Tracking and Working on Locally.

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State Issues

What We’re Tracking on a Statewide Level.

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National Issues

What We’re Tracking on a National Level.

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Voter Education

At LWV, we believe that a well-informed voter is a powerful voter!

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Health Care

We are committed to helping La Plata County residents collaborate in the development of solutions they need to obtain the best possible healthcare available.

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Climate Crisis

Follow current events and news on climate change and solutions to the climate crisis.

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Upcoming Events

League members and community members are active in task forces, educational events, meetings, and other programs to promote nonpartisan activism in making our democracy work. You can learn more here and look at the upcoming calendar of events for both local and state events.

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Recent News

A Citizen’s Guide to Preserving Democracy

A Citizen’s Guide to Preserving Democracy

01/02/2024 | 52m 17s | Aired: 01/02/24 A Citizen’s Guide to Preserving Democracy is based on Richard Haass’ best-selling book "The Bill of Obligations: The Ten Habits of Good Citizens." Through...

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Community Empowerment Summit

Community Empowerment Summit

Connect with campus and community organizations dedicated to a more just, fair, and engaged campus and community Come for food, connection, and prizes! When: Wednesday, October 18, 2023, 3:30 PM...

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