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May Hot Topics Forum

Dynamics of Human Trafficking. Brenda Bayer Advocate The Women's Community May 17th, 2023 6:30 pm Whitewater Music Hall 130 1st St. Wausau, Wi 54401 It may feel as if human trafficking only exists at the Mexican border. But that is actually not the case.  Wisconsin, including Marathon County have appreciable human trafficking activity.  Join us for an informative presentation, Dynamics of Human Trafficking, facilitated by Brenda Bayer of The Women’s Committee., on May 17th, 2023, at 6:30 pm at the Whitewater Music Hall at 130 1st Street, Wausau, WI

Protect Lake Superior

A message from the League of Women Voters of Wisconsin about Embridge Line 5 and Lake Superior and associated watersheds.


50 YEARS OF THE VRA…VOTING RIGHTS ACTS From League of Women Voters August 6 was the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Voting Rights Act (VRA). This landmark civil rights legislation has protected voters from discrimination for nearly half a century. But today, the VRA does not offer the same protections it did in 1965.  The U.S. Supreme Court in 2013 gutted key provisions of the VRA in its Shelby County v. Holder decision. Congress currently has before it various proposals, but there’s been no legislation passed to repair the damage. Meanwhile, new restrictive voting laws have been enacted. Each and every eligible American voter ...