Making Democracy Work

Make Democracy Work!

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government.
It influences public policy through education and advocacy.

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Looking to get more involved with the Marietta-Cobb communities? Want to learn about government and current events? Interested in voter registration and protection? Consider becoming a member of the League of Women Voters of Marietta-Cobb. We are looking for dedicated individuals to join our cause: JOIN NOW

League of Women Voters: A Voice for Citizens; A Force for Change

COME MAKE DEMOCRACY WORK - Volunteers are needed for Voter Registration at U.S. Citizenship ceremonies. Monthly Voter Registration Training will be held on the first Thursday of EVERY month - 5:30-6:30 PM The Rush Center - Event Annex Building 1530 DeKalb Ave NE Atlanta, GA 30307.

10 Ways You Can Help Defend Our Democracy

1. Sign the League of Women Voter's Petition

"I stand with the League to ensure that elections are always free, fair and accessible. I will work with the League to stop voter suppression tactics that threaten our democracy and the right to vote."

2. Become an e-Activist

Receive updates from the League and hold your elected officials accountable by taking action on the League's key voting rights and other priorities.

3. Volunteer Your Time

We are working to make a difference and actively engaging people in more than 700 communities. Sign up to volunteer!

4. Donate to our Defend Democracy Fund

Your support makes it possible for LWV to take a stand in statehouses and courtrooms across the country.

5. Spread the Word

Stay engaged every day, and leverage your social media followers to get involved too! Follow the League on Twitter and Facebook to find out how to make an impact.

6. Attend a Community Meeting

Learn about local issues and hear from elected officials. You can connect and organize with people already active in your community. Check your local government's website or contact your local League.

7. Register to Vote, and help others Register

Make sure your family and neighbors are up to date on their registration. The League works year-round at schools and community events to prepare eligible voters. Check out VOTE411.org for more information.

8. Contact your Representatives

Elected officials work for the people and need to hear from concerned citizens like you.

9. Run for Office

You can directly contribute to the direction of local politics in your own back yard. From school board to the state house, there are many opportunities to run for office and make a difference.

10. Write a Letter to the Editor

Newspapers print concerns from readers and love to hear about local concerns. Tailor the issue for your community and support local newspapers when possible.