Making Democracy Work
The League of Women Voters of Denver, a nonpartisan, grassroots organization, has fought since the 1930s to improve our systems of government and impact public policies through education and advocacy.
The League is strictly nonpartisan. We neither support nor oppose candidates for office. At the same time, the League is wholeheartedly political and works to influence policy through advocacy. The League:
News and Upcoming Events
For more than 200 years, the Census has collected information about the geographic distribution of our population, so we can provide representation and invest in our communities equitably. A fair and accurate Census is essential to the way that our government allocates resources for infrastructure, education, and transportation.
Including a question about citizenship on the Census will discourage participation and impact the data collected in every community across the country. This question will jeopardize a complete count of our nation's people, thus making it difficult for businesses and communities to have the tools necessary to make sound investment decisions in our neighborhoods.
We need you to send your comment about this question today! Please click here to send a comment to the Department of Commerce. Tell them this decision is bad for the Census, bad for our communities, and bad for America.
Redistricting Referendums on the Ballot
After a year and a half of hard work, LWVCO and a broad coalition of individuals and groups from all across the political spectrum, have succeeded in getting two Colorado constitutional amendments on the November ballot, Referendums Y and Z. Read a Denver Post article about them here.
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I-70 Viaduct Testimony
The League submitted testimony for submission to CDOT in response to their Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS), part of the long process to repair or replace the I-70 East viaduct in central Denver. Read the full testimony here.
Office Hours for June and July will be flexible. E-mails and phone calls will be checked. For questions or concerns call Marge at 303-322-4235. Kali returns and regular office hours will resume on August 6.
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Denver, CO 80220