United Nations Sustainable Development Goals with Human Rights Special Interest Group

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United Nations Sustainable Development GoalsMonday, October 25th, 2021 @ 6:00 PM  Following United Nations Day on the 24th, we will be joined by the Human Rights Special Interest Group to learn about the 17 Sustainable Development Goals that are the United Nations blueprint for fashioning a prosperous, peaceful, and sustainable planet by 2030. This motivational presentation […]

Request Voter Registrars for Your Event Online

The LWVGO is happy to provide registrars for your event! Simply fill out this form and we will be in touch within 24 -48 hours to schedule your event on our voter registration  calendar. 

Request Voter Registrars for Your Event Online

The LWVGO is happy to provide registrars for your event! Simply fill out this form and we will be in touch within 24 -48 hours to schedule your event on our voter registration  calendar. 

Welcoming Afghan Refugees Into Our Communities

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Welcoming Afghan Refugees Into Our CommunitiesMonday, September 27th, 2021 @ 6:00 PM We will be joined by Lutheran Family Service’s new AVP of the Refugee program, Matt Martin. During this presentation we will discuss the works of the LFS Refugee program as well as how the recent happenings in Afghanistan are being addressed here in […]

Crisis Response Within the Community

Crisis Response Within the Communityby Brad Negrete of Lutheran Family ServicesAugust 30th 2021, 6:00 PM-7:30 PM Brad Negrete is the Director of Urgent & Crisis Response Services, Lutheran Family Services Heartland CIT Executive committee, and is an adjunct professor at the University of Nebraska Omaha. This discussion will be based on learning more about what CIT is […]

LWVUS Launches Women Power Democracy Project

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Since the 2020 election, we have seen new barriers to voting and continued attacks on our democracy that require a renewed organizational investment. ‘Women Power Democracy’ is a 4-pronged approach to tackle systemic challenges to voting rights through advocacy, litigation, and organizing. These League-led programs will build more trust in our elections, grow our electorate […]

League of Women Voters – Defending Democracy and Protecting the Vote

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Removing Obstacles for Vulnerable Communities By Terri L. Crawford, JD, Policy Director League of Women Voter Greater Omaha “The vote is the most powerful instrument ever devised by human beings for breaking down injustice and destroying the terrible walls which imprison people because they are different from others.”  Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  Our vote […]

Dine & Discuss – Harvard Case Study: James Madison: Creating the Constitution

“How much power should the federal government have over states?” Bryan High Teacher Terrence O’Donnell who was trained in 2020 in the Case Study Method through Harvard University, Boston, MA will lead a discussion as he does with his Bryan High students. The Case Study Method by Harvard Business School requires individuals to walk in […]

Dine & Discuss – LWV of Nebraska: For the People Act (S1) Friendbank

Dine & Discuss June 28, 2021

Join us for Dine & Discuss – LWV of Nebraska: For the People Act (S1) Friendbank Monday, June 28th, 2021 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM on Zoom To register for this event please click here! Help Pass S.1. For the People Act! Freedom to Vote is Non-Partisan During 2021 so far, 14 states have enacted […]