Making Democracy Work

Empowering Voters, Defending Democracy

The League of Women Voters of South Carolina is a nonpartisan political organization that encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.

The League of Women Voters never supports or opposes candidates for office or political parties. No use of the League of Women Voters' name in campaign advertising or literature is permitted that has not been authorized by the League.

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We commit to making deliberate efforts to ensure LWVSC is a place where differences are welcomed, different perspectives are respectfully heard, and every individual feels a sense of belonging and inclusion. We commit to working actively to challenge and respond to bias, harassment, and discrimination.

League Education and Advocacy Day 2020

Join members from across the state to kick off another great League year. Network, compare techniques, and problem-solve with members of other local Leagues!

WHO: All League members and guests are welcome and urged to attend.

WHEN: Saturday, January 25, 9:00 a.m. (registration, coffee) - 3:00 p.m.

WHERE: Basilica of St. Peter, 1529 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC 29201

COST: $25 per attendee (includes coffee, lunch, and materials)

The program will include:

  • John Ruoff on "War Stories from the Redistricting Front"
  • Laura Woliver on "Disturbing the Peace in S.C.: Women's Suffrage and Human Equality"
  • Roundtable networking on Making Democracy Work: Challenges and Opportunities in This Election Year"
  • Updates on Redistricting, Legislative Advocacy, DEI, Centennial, Gender and Racial Equity (including the ERA), Education, Natural Resources

    See complete agenda here.

Registration options:

1. Online: Complete the online registration form here and then make your payment via Paypal here using the Donate button.

2. By mail: print the registration form found here, then complete and mail it with your payment to Nancy Williams (LWVSC Treasurer) at 3 Hummingbird Court, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926, by January 20. Checks should be made out to "LWVSC."

3. (Not preferred!) You may wait and pay at the door, but we cannot guarantee your choice for lunch unless we have paid confirmation of attendance by January 20.

**PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN WATER BOTTLE, Remember the environment**


2020 is our centennial year, and Keller Barron is Chair of the LWVSC Centennial Task Force! If you are interested in volunteering to work on our celebration activities, please contact your local LWV league. And watch this space for news of upcoming events!


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