The National Capital Area

The National Capital Area

The League of Women Voters of the National Capital Area [LWVNCA] is an Inter League Organization (ILO). It is comprised of the District of Columbia League and those Leagues in Maryland and Virginia surrounding the nation's capital. Once you join one of the local Leagues in the LWVNCA region, you become a member of the local and state Leagues and of the LWV of the United States.

We are a nonpartisan, political, membership organization that encourages informed and active participation in government. The League influences public policy through education and advocacy at all levels of government.

The purpose of LWVNCA is to promote political responsibility through informed and active participation in government, and to act on selected governmental issues of a metropolitan, regional or interjurisdictional nature such as energy, water and transportation.

Join us in creating a more perfect democracy!

        To  access the websites and Facebook pages of LWVNCA Member Leagues, click here 

 

 COVID-19 UPDATE in D.C. Region:  

The Washington D.C. region continues to reopen by jurisidictions, and although health officials warned that the coronavirus pandemic is far from over, Maryland, Northern Virginia and D. C. are letting more businesses resume after months of closures, as they move fully into Phases II and III.  See the links below for the latest information for the region. 

District of Columbia:  https://coronavirus.dc.gov/
 
Previous posts about Covid-19 in the region:  Click here

Check our Events Calendar for updates on scheduled events.  Also go to individual League websites [see above] for specific information.

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This page is dedicated to celebrations and events during 2019-20 tied to the 100th Anniversary of women getting the right to vote.  Links and resources are for everyone to use; new posts in Commentary.

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Action Alerts

Get involved! There are many ways to have your voice heard by elected officials and policy makers.  

Take Action on League priorities today.

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Event Date: 
Dec 1 2020 - 9:00am
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Zoom Virtual Meeting

LWV-VA BOARD will meet online by Zoom at 9:00 AM on December 1.   Contact President Deb Wake at  President [at] lwv-va.org for more information.

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Event Date: 
Dec 2 2020 - 9:00am
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Zoom Virtual Meeting

Attend LWV of Virginia's annual legislative Pre-session in Richmond on the first Wednesday of December, 9AM - 2PM, Virtually.  

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Event Date: 
Dec 4 2020 - 10:00am
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LWVNCA Board Meeting December 4, will be a Zoom teleconference meeting. Note start time 10 AM!  

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Event Date: 
Dec 10 2020 - 7:00pm
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LWV of Virginia Celebrates 100th Anniversary of its Founding in 1920

At a Virtual Party 

December 10, 2020 at 7 PM

 

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Event Date: 
Dec 14 2020 - 6:15pm
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Zoom Virtual Meeting

Monthly Board Meeting for Trustees and open to all Members.Contact Kathy Chiron at president [at] lwvdc.org for an invitation if you are a member.

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Event Date: 
Dec 19 2020 - 10:00am
Event location: 

Zoom Virtual Meeting

The LWVMD Board meeting is December19, on Zoom.

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Dr. Deborah Ann Turner elected President of LWVUS for 2020-2022

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Standing in Solidarity with the Black Community