Help Wanted: Immigration and Work - February 14

Fourth in the six-part Becoming American Series of films and discussions co-hosted with the Shoreview Library and Do Good Roseville; Destination American, film The Golden Door; 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Shoreview Library, 4560 N. Victoria St., Shoreview.

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Metropolitan Governance Consensus Study - February 19

Is the Metropolitan Council ready for change or is it pretty darn good as it is?  LWV Roseville Area members will meet in February to provide its input to CMAL.  LWV Roseville Area members are encouraged to read the report and  consensus questions here before the meeting on February 19, 2019, 6:30 p.m. at the Autumn Grove Park Building, corner of Hamline and Lydia, Roseville.  While the consensus meeting is open to the public, only LWV members will be permitted to vote on the consensus questions.  LWV Roseville Area members who are not able to attend the February consensus meeting will be able to participate by mail.  Questions?  Karen Schaffer at schafferka@gmail.com

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January 2019 Voter

The first Voter of 2019 is full of information on past as well as future events.  This issue includes:

  • Information on the Conversations with Constituents event that will be held on January 15
  • A call to participate in two committees 
    • an ad hoc census committee to support the 2020 Census
    • a standing Environmental Subcommittee under the Action/Advocacy umbrella
  • Florence Sprague's article about a recently published book, White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism, by Robin DiAngelo. 

Conversations With Constituents - January 15

What are the issues Ramsey County faces in 2019? How are our communities dealing with education, development, affordable housing, and budget challenges? These questions, among other issues, are the focus of this year's "Conversations with Constituents" on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, sponsored by the League of Women Voters, Roseville Area. This year's program will be held in the Roseville City Hall Council Chambers, 2660 City Center Drive. Area Mayors, School Board chairs and County Commissioners will be on hand for timely and engaging conversations.

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November - December 2018 Voter

This issue of The Voter includes articles about:

  • The upcoming election and where you can find information about voting, and also links to video replays of Candidate Forums
  • Recaps of two recent events, Finding Common Ground on Gun Violence and the CMAL Panel on Metropolitan Governance
  • An article by Florence Sprague called Music or Noise? about sonic prejudice and sonic inclusion
  • A call for volunteers to participate in the Observer Corps

...and much more.

Election Day Registration

The Minnesota Secretary of State's Office has provided information on what you need to register to vote at your polling place on Election Day..Bring:

  • Valid ID with current name and address; or
  • Photo ID plus a document with your current address; or
  • A registered voter who can confirm your address; or
  • College student ID with housing list; or
  • Valid registr;ation in the precinct; or
  • Notice of late registration; or
  • Staff person of a residential facility

To see all details, click on this link.  Or contact the Office of the Minnestoa Secretary of State at mnvotes.org or calll 1-877-600-VOTE

Becoming American - A Century of Immigration - November 8

The League of Women Voters Roseville Area assisted the Shoreview Library in securing a grant through the National Endowment for the Humanities to present a six-session public program, Becoming American, to encourage an informed discussion of immigration issues against the backdrop of our immigration history. The first session, Thursday, November 8th, a Century of Immigratio

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