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Today's April Unit Meeting has been cancelled due to the snow fall, winds and road conditions.Find out more »
At our April evening event, three Edina students, elementary through high school, will tell us why climate change matters to them, what they are doing to address the issues, and how they are advocating to make their concerns known.Find out more »
Pachinko chronicles four generations of an ethnic Korean family, first in Japanese-occupied Korea in the early 20th century, then in Japan itself from the years before World War II to the late 1980s. This book was a 2017 National Book Award finalist and selected as one of The New York Times Book Review’s 10 Best Books of 2017.Find out more »
All leaguers are cordially invited to the LWVEdina Annual Meeting. Please come for a light dinner/social time at 6:00 and to hear Minnesota Secretary of State, Steve Simon speak on Investing in Democracy: Voting Rights and Election Security. Simon will update us what happened during the legislative session on restoration of voting rights, automatic voter registration, pre-registration of 16-year-olds and cybersecurity, which are the Secretary’s legislative priorities.Find out more »
District 49 Legislators, Senator Melisa Franzen, 49A Representative Heather Edelson and 49B Representative Steve Elkins will hold a Legislative Wrap-up Session. Come hear your legislators discuss what bills were passed in 2019, what bills were not and what their priorities will be for next year. There will be an opportunity for audience members to submit written questions to the panelists.Find out more »
CMAL (Council of Metropolitan Area Leagues) will hold its Annual Meeting on Saturday, June 1 at the Ridgedale Library. All members of metro area leagues are invited to attend.Find out more »
Join Edina High School student leader and LWVEdina board member, Natalie B. for a voter registration event tailored to incoming college freshmen. Students will learn from other youth the basics of voting and voter registration, how to navigate voting while studying either in– or out–of–state, and how they will be counted in the 2020 census.Find out more »
*Please note that due to Memorial Day, the May meeting will now be on June 15 in the conference room at the Edina Library.
The classic American novel about life and issues larger than life in a small Southern town. It won the Pulitzer Prize in 1961 and was made into an equally classic film that won three Academy Awards. Read it again and discover why the American public, as part of PBS's, The Great American Read, chose To Kill A Mockingbird as America's Favorite Book.Find out more »
To celebrate LWVMinnesota’s 100th anniversary and LWVEdina’s 65th anniversary this year, LWVEdina is participating in Edina’s 4th of July Parade. Our theme is LWV - Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow. We plan to have some people dressed as suffragettes (yesterday), current members carrying signs of what we do (today), and children who will vote in 2024 and 2028 (tomorrow).Find out more »
Jon Meacham, a Pulitzer Prize winning author, looks at various critical junctures of American history when hope overcame fear. He illustrates how what Abraham Lincoln called "the better angels of our nature" have helped Americans weather past crises and retain our national spirit of optimism.Find out more »
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