Making Democracy Work

Make Democracy Work!

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.

Meet the New Sheriff in Collin County

Saturday, September 9, 10:00
Ismaili Jamatkhana
6704 Alma Drive, Plano, TX 75023

What are the duties of the Sheriff's Office? How are the issues of mental health and substance abuse handled?

The public is invited to attend a public forum with Collin County Sheriff Jim Skinner as guest speaker. Click HERE for a flyer with details.

Women's Equality Day Celebration

Wednesday, August 23, 12:00
Dallas City Hall, Flag Room, Sixth Floor
1500 Marilla St., Dallas, TX 75201

Join the League of Women Voters of Collin County and the Women's Issues Network in a celebration of the 97th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution through which women won the right to vote. Attend the event at no cost, have lunch, and help us honor the history and aspirations for full equality of women and girls. Wear white in honor of the suffragists! Click HERE for a flyer with details.

League Lunches - Everyone is welcome!

Wednesday, September 13, 11:30
Eddy's Restaurant
2108 W. 15th Street, Plano, TX 75075

Wednesday, September 20, 11:30
Snug On The Square
109 Kentucky St., McKinney, TX 75069

You are invited to have lunch with the League of Women Voters of Collin County on the 2nd and 3rd Wednesdays of each month. Enjoy lively conversation and delicious food (buy-your-own). Please contact to let us know if you plan to attend. We look forward to meeting you!

2017 Annual Meeting

2017-2018 LWV-CC Board

Board members and officers were elected at the LWV-CC annual meeting on May 20. Members approved a budget and adopted local program activities for 2017-2018. Here is more information about the annual meeting. Here is the annual meeting workbook.

Women's History Month Luncheon

Celebrating Women Leaders in Emergency Response

Honorees at the March 18 luncheon, shown left to right, are: Christa Weisinger, Allen Police and Student Resource Officer; Ursula Watson, McKinney Detective; Susan Carr, Plano Director of Public Safety Communications; Marty Nevil, Prosper Firefighter Medic; Leslie Girdner, Frisco Community Education Coordinator, and Katy Willoughby, Wylie Fire Department Captain.

Click HERE for a slide show.
Click HERE for a summary.

"We Hold These Truths"

In the photo above, the cast members, from left to right, are: Patty Jantho, Shirley Wilson-Sigler, Margaret Bogle, Janelle Freeman, Holly Nichols, Penny Phillips, and Janet Imhoff.

At the LWV Texas Convention in Houston, LWV-CC members portrayed prominent women leaders of the fight to gain the right to vote for women. This readers theater production is available as part of the LWV-CC Speakers Bureau. Click HERE for more information.