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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.


2018 Legislative Forum
With Senator Tony Hwang and Representatives Laura Devlin, Brenda Kupchick and Cristin McCarthy-Vahey,
Saturday, February 24, 10 a.m. to noon, Coffee& at 9:30,
Fairfield Museum and History Center

Partisan Gerrymandering: What's Different Now? What's Next?
Featuring Thomas Wolf, Counsel with the Democracy Program, Brennan Center for Justice
Sunday, April 8, 3 to 5 p.m., Light refreshments at 2:30,
Fairfield Museum and History Center.

Here is an interesting episode on Gerrymandering Today from the Public Radio program, The Takeaway. Listen to the program here

The LWV of Fairfield and the Fairfield Museum and History Center have co-sponsored many events from which our organizations and Fairfield's citizens have benefited. The FMHC also hosts many of our free public programs.
During Women's History Month, The League, in turn, encourages you to attend and support the History Center's latest exhibition:
An American Story: Finding Home in Fairfield County
February 8 to July 23, 2018.

Women Rebuilding- another League POP-UP Event coming March 15.
Presented by the Fairfield Museum and History Center.
Marco Werman, Senior Producer of Public Radio International's The World, Moderates a discussion on women's empowerment programs in Connecticut, including: Our Woven Community, Ratatouille and IRIS.
Thursday, March 15, 6 to 8 p.m., Fairfield Museum and History Center

For Members only: Annual Meeting & Dinner, Coming up in May. Our Speaker's subject and follow-up discussion will be: Sexual Harassment and the Meaning of Consent
More information about the Annual Meeting will be available soon for LWV Members, stay tuned!

Fairfield LWV Events PRESENTATION SLIDES - Click Event below to Download respective Presentation

Our speakers have kindly made their presentations available to interested attendees of the programs and the public.
Education Matters May 7, Speaker Fran Rabinowitz
Immigration: The Facts that Matter March 26, Speaker Alicia Kinsman

Join fellow Leaguers giving American flags to new citizens to celebrate the big day.
The League helps new citizens register to vote that day too.
New-citizens celebration, 11:00 AM,
Federal Court House, 915 Lafayette Blvd., Bridgeport
Usually on the 3rd Friday each month)
Contact Joyce Flynn ( to participate.
Learn about the League of Women Voters in this video courtesy of Cablevision's Neighborhood Journal.

Founded in 1920, the League of Women Voters of the United States (LWVUS) is active in all fifty states, as well as the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. The League of Women Voters of Fairfield is affiliated with the League of Women Voters of Connecticut and the League of Women Voters of the United States. Membership in the Fairfield League automatically includes membership in the Connecticut State and the U.S. National League of Women Voters.