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Seniors Need Decent Housing Options in Montgomery County
Maria Weir
Published on: 9/18/2021
The League of Women Voters in Montgomery County concluded a housing study in 2017. Their data affirmed the call for more options for seniors, options that focus on affordability, dignity, and capacity for all stages of aging.
Housing Solutions for the Homeless Helps Our Economic Future
Maria Weir
Published on: 9/11/2021
What a surprise, locals might have thought when the Census Bureau confirmed in August that there is a shortage of housing units in Crawfordsville.
Gamifying Redistrict Maps
Published on: 9/4/2021
In August, Indiana’s legislature received the US Census data, which green lighted the drawing of the district maps for the next decade. Maps will be drawn for national, state, and county voting districts.
The Real Fraud Around Elections
Published on: 8/28/2021
For the ninety-five years between the 15th Amendment and the 1965 Voting Rights Act, it seemed reasonable and right to many Americans to enact “poll taxes, literacy tests, and other bureaucratic obstacles” ( to prevent Black, Native and other races from voting.
Marker Dedication
Published on: 8/28/2021
Coverage of the Dr. Mary Holloway Wilhite historical marker dedication on August 25, 2021
A Long Awaited Dedication
Published on: 8/21/2021
Historical markers. It’s easy to pass them by without stopping to read the words that unassumingly anchor our city to its story. On the corner of Wabash and Grant, where the colonnade for Wabash College stands reads one of the city’s newest markers: “Dr. Mary Holloway Wilhite..."
The Hidden Wound Revisited
Published on: 8/14/2021
Wendell Berry wrote 'The Hidden Wound' in the year of Dr. King’s assassination, when another piece of the shrapnel, buried in us
all, broke to the surface.
Parallel of then and now: Women’s right to vote
Published on: 8/4/2021
On Aug. 18, 1920, the ratification of the 19th Amendment granted women the right to vote. Not all women, though, because the history of voting rights is not equal to voting access. Nevertheless, it was a start and had a context of its own, a context that rhymes with the present.
A Purposeful Path
Published on: 7/31/2021
Descendants retrace pioneering woman physician’s steps
LWV supports passage of ‘For the People Act’
Published on: 7/30/2021
Envision a democracy where every person has the desire, the right, the knowledge and the confidence to participate” challenges the League of Women Voters
What history reveals on right to vote
Published on: 7/28/2021
"Envision a democracy where every person has the desire, the right, the knowledge and the confidence to participate” challenges the League of Women Voters
What Senator Young gets wrong about S1
Published on: 7/19/2021
What is the simplest, most patriotic act one can do for their nation? Vote. Voting is the central act of self-governance, and it should be accessible to all citizens.
Woman's Equality Day
Published on: 8/26/2020
We commemorated Women's Equality Day by launching two special projects.
LWVUS Statement re: Murder of George Floyd
Published on: 5/29/2020
The LWV of the US issued a statement in reference to the murder of George Floyd