The LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO

LWVSNM is a tax-exempt 501(c)3, non-partisan political organization thatencourages informed and activeparticipation in government, works toincrease understanding of major publicpolicy issues, and influences public policythrough education and advocacy.

WE ARE CITIZENS WHO:

• Create awareness and educate others about voting and voting rights
• Advocate for and participate in non-partisan events that benefit our communities
• Support democracy in action
• Empower our youth
• Volunteer time and expertise in support of this trusted non-profit organization

WHAT TO EXPECT BY BECOMING A MEMBER:

As a member of the LWVSNM you will be involved with other women and men who are also committed to making a difference!  Members are encouraged to be active, attend meetings and/or participate in a myriad of activities and committees.

League activities:

• Monthly meetings with guest speakers

•Voter registration events

•Non-partisan election forums

•Government meeting attendance and

participation

•Meeting others in the community who

are also interested in fair elections,

increasing voter participation, discussing

important community issues, and

advocating for issues that make our

communities even better!

Issues that are studied and are the focus of League engagement:

• Voter Participation and Reform

•Education, Housing and Redistricting

•Immigration and the Border

•Public Policies and Legislation

•Finance and Tax Reform

Our Voice is Heard:

•Testimonies and events at the state’s

capitol and meetings with legislators

•Publication of the highly popular Voters

Guide for municipal and general elections

Distribution of Who’s Who Directory of Elected Officials

Online Resources

•Attendance at local government meetings

HOW TO APPLY FOR MEMBERSHIP:

Apply anytime during the year. Click here for membership information.

HISTORY OF THE LEAGUE:

The national League was organized prior to the ratification of the 19th Amendment which in 1920 gave women the right to vote. LWV is one of the nation’s most respected community-based organizations, supporting the election process and working on local issues, from education to immigration to election reform.
The League of Women Voters of Southern New Mexico(LWVSNM) has been active in Las Cruces, NM since 1968. A multitude of women, men and students throughout Las Cruces and Doña Ana County have been involved in the League’s activities, studies and events that supported democracy and benefited our communities. The efforts continue today.

CONTACT US:

LWVSNM

P.O. BOX 15142

LAS CRUCES, NM 88004

575.524-VOTE (8683)

lwvsnm@gmail.com

www.lwvsnm.org