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Michigan Women’s Equality Day Celebration

This year, the MI Women’s Equality Day Celebration is on August 27, 2022, at St. Mary’s Cultural & Banquet Center in Livonia, MI. The event is limited to the first 90 people who register.

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July Recap

July Recap

July highlights include the impact the League’s People Powered Fair Maps program has had on redistricting, the League’s position and support of the DISCLOSE Act, and the League’s interest in the January 6 Committee’s findings, due this fall.

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We Won’t Go Back

Look here for a link to We Won’t Go Back rallies throughout the country.

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Established in 1920 after winning the right to vote for women, the League of Women Voters today is one of the nation's most respected and most effective grassroots community-based organizations.


The League of Women Voters has evolved from a mighty political experiment, designed to help 20 million newly enfranchised women vote in 1920, to what it is today: a unique, nonpartisan organization that is a recognized force in molding political leaders, shaping public policy, and promoting informed citizen participation at all levels of government.


700+ State & Local Leagues


500K+ Members & Supporters


100’s of Voting rights victories


10 million voters reached in 2018

Action Alerts

Advocacy⏤supporting, defending, or arguing for a specific cause or issue⏤ is at the core of the League's mission. LWV of Detroit looks to our state League (LWVMI) to take positions on legislative or citizen initiatives and other proposed governmental policy or regulatory decisions. If an initiative reaches a legislative committee, a voting body or other decision makers, the League may take action (testimony, letters, phone calls, public statements...). The lack of public action is not indicative of the numerous decisions to support or oppose an issue that the League makes on a regular basis.

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