Making Democracy Work

Recent League Happenings

The League offers a wide variety of educational programs and events for its members and guests. Most are open to the public.

Advocacy Corps Issues Position Papers

In preparation for League Day, the Advocacy Corps developed eleven Position Papers on topics addressed in the morning sessions, plus a few on other priority issues. Members delivered folders with all the Position Papers to every legislator's office. They will be used at committee hearings, in letters to the editor, and in other advocacy efforts. To see these papers, go to Position Papers.

League Day in Dover 2016

LEAGUE DAY IN DOVER held Wednesday, March 23, 2016, at the Outlook at the Duncan Center, Dover, and focused on Access to Justice: Current Issues in Delaware's General Assembly: Bail Reform, Pre-trial Detention, Minimum Mandatory Sentencing, and Solitary Confinement. Rep. J. J. Johnson, Chair,and Brian Bartley, Office of the Public Defender House Corrections Committee were in attendance. The forum was well attended and informative. After lunch many attendees headed to Legislative Hall to distribute folders to all legislators. The folders contained fact sheets about issues and legislation high on the agendas of the League's and its cosponsors. Sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Delaware. Cosponsors: American Association of University Women (AAUW); American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU); Coalition to Dismantle the New Jim Crow; Delaware Center for Justice (DCJ); Delaware Coalition Against Gun Violence (DCAGV); Delaware Coalition for Open Government (DelCOG); Delaware Commission For Women; Southern Delaware Alliance for Racial Justice; Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Newark.