Becoming American - Promise and Prejudice - December 13

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.   This second session, Promise and Prejudice, will be held Thursday, December 13t


Everyone Counts - Ramsey County Takes on the 2020 Census - November 13

Our November 13th League meeting featured Jolie Wood, from the Ramsey County Policy and Planning Division, speaking on plans Ramsey County is already beginning to put in place to make sure that everyone counts.  The meeting was 6:30 - 8:00 pm at the Autumn Grove Park Building, 1365 Lydia Ave. W. Roseville (corner of Lydia and Hamline).   The event is free and open to the public.  

You can see the video of this presentation by going to our YouTube channel.


Wherefore the Metropolitan Council? - Saturday, October 20

The Council of Metropolitan Area Leagues of Women Voters (CMAL) presents a panel of experts who will answer questions about how the Metropolitan Council should be governed and what the current controversy is: Deb Dyson (Minnesota House legislative analyst), Keith Carlson (Executive Director of Minnesota Inter-County Association), C. Terrence Anderson (University of Minnesota Center for Urban & Regional Affairs), and Patricia Nauman or designee (Association of Metro Municipalities).  This event is part of the CMAL process for evaluating its current positions on the Metropolitan Council and will be the subject of consensus questions in February 2019.


Finding Common Ground on Gun Safety - October 16

How does gun safety impact public health?  Are sensible gun laws possible?  Is there a place for agreement on this controversial subject?  Join us on Tuesday, October 16th from 6:30 to 8:00 pm, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 2653 Victoria, Roseville (corner of Victoria and County Rd. C). Reverend Nancy Bence, Executive Director of Protect Minnesota, will discuss research, legislative possibilities and how Minnesotans can work together to reach consensus on gun safety.  Free and open to the public.


Viewing/Discussion of U.S. Drug Costs Documentary

The Roseville Area Advocates for Minnesota Health Plan will host a viewing of the documentary “Big Pharma:  Market Failure” on September 20. The 50-minute film explores the problem of extreme drug prices in the U.S. and how they impact the public, businesses and the economy. The event will take place at 6:30 p.m. at  the Autumn Grove Park Building, 1395 Lydia Ave. W., Roseville.


Candidate Forums Scheduled for 2018 Election

LWV Roseville Area is sponsoring Candidate Forums for the candidates running in area elections. The purpose of the Candidate Forum is to give voters an opportunity to hear candidates discuss the issues of importance to them in this election. The candidates will answer written questions from the public during these moderated events. Written questions will also be accepted via email until noon the day of the event at  The event is free and open to the public.  Here is the list of Candidate Forums: