The League of Women voters is dedicated to educating voters about the critical social and political issues of the day. To the end, we provide several programs.
The Rochester League holds regular forums to enlighten the public about important political issues. Our forums have addressed issues such as redistricting, police accountability, voting rights, and the effect of social media on democracy. Most of our forums are recorded and can be watched on our YouTube channel.
The LWV-RMA tries to stay on top of local government bodies by having observers attend and make notes on what was discussed. We welcome new members to choose a body and become an observer. There are many we don't currently cover. Below is a list we do cover, with links to our notes on previous meetings.
- Monroe County Legislature
- County of Monroe Industrial Development Agency
- Police Accountability Board
- Rochester City School District Board of Commissioners
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The LWV Rochester Metro Area Book Club
The LWV-RMA book club reads both fiction and non-fiction books relating to critical political and social issues. See a list of our past and future books here. Our discussions of the books each month are lively, informed and far-reaching, Both LWV-RMA members and non-members who have read the book are welcome to participate.
Meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month from 4:30 to 5:30pm. Meeting dates and each month's book will also appear on the Calendar. Meetings are held on zoom. For more information, call the League at 585.262.3730 or write to info@LWV-RMA.org.