Making Democracy Work

Make Democracy Work

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging the informed and active participation of citizens in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy.
The League of Women Voters believes in representative government and in the individual liberties as established in the Constitution of the United States. Read the League's Principles.

End Gerrymandering in Indiana!

Saturday, October 20th, 1:30-4:30pm
Dworkin Center at Purdue NW, 1401 US-421, Westville, IN 46391

Gerrymandering means that politicians pick their voters, rather than the other way around. NWI citizens, please join us for a fun and interesting workshop, led by Julia Vaughn of Common Cause Indiana. Get all the up-to-date info on how you can help pass redistricting reform at the 2019 General Assembly and end gerrymandering. There'll be refreshments. All are welcome! To register, click here

More to Experience in September!

Join us for these fun and informational events!

Lunch with the League at Gibson Woods, Thursday, September 20, 1pm. 6201 Parish Ave., Hammond
Experience Gibson Woods in Hammond, a Lake County Park and designated Nature Preserve. A naturalist will be speaking about the Lake County Parks focusing on Gibson Woods, its special ecology and available activities. Please either donate $2 or bring bird seed, yes that's right, we're asking for bird seed. Their bird room is fabulous! Oh yes, and please bring a lunch. Outside of the $2 donation the event is free. However we ask that you please register for this event here

On the Table, Wednesday, September 26, 11:30am at the Corner Cafe, 101 N. Broad St. in Griffith.
Enjoy lunch and discussion about the region's challenges and how to confront them. Sponsored by the Legacy Foundation.

Annual Naturalization Ceremony

The League welcomed our newest citizens on Independence Day at the Wolf Lake Pavilion. Judge Andrew Rodovich administered the oath to 50 women and men from nearly 30 different countries.


Debate Season Nearing

As the elections draw near, we will once again be working with Lakeshore Public Media to moderate candidate debates. Check for updates here or on our Facebook page.