Citizen’s Right to Know/Public Participation

Citizen’s Right to Know/Public Participation

Protect the citizen’s right to know and facilitate informed understanding and public participation in government decision-making.

Action Alerts

Peter Adams of the News Literacy Project informed us on how to discern facts from fake when reading news. Watch the program.

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Covid-19 is not an Excuse

Don't Allow the Covid-19 Pandemic to Become an Excuse for Government Bodies to Take Major Action without Public Input!

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Public Statement

LWVCT submitted the following letter to the Connecticut Legislature on March 27, 2020 to ensure transparency and to protect the rights of all Connecticut Residents to participate in their government through the COVID-19 pandemic.



Observer Corps


The Observer Corps aims to exercise citizen participation in self-government at the local level.

How We Accomplish Our Mission:

The Observer Corps observes and reports on local public agencies, including city councils and county government. The program builds a network of people through social and training opportunities.

Advocacy 101 Workshop: Educate, Advocate, Impact! Event Image
Event Date: 
Feb 26 2020 - 9:30am to 12:00pm
Event location: 

Connecticut Capitol

Educate + Advocate + Impact is a *FREE WORKSHOP* designed for League members and others who wish to learn more about the legislative process, LWVCT legislative priorities, and members' potential role as a subject specialist or advocate on issues.

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Event Date: 
Feb 19 2020 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Event location: 

HOMES Brewery

Social media manipulation & the election of 2020

Action Alerts

Virginia  2020 General Assembly regular session end date is March 7 (60 day session) Link: