Our mission and work is centered around the idea that it takes all of us to create and maintain a more perfect democracy that works for all of us. At the League, WE TAKE ACTION. We work to protect and expand access to elections and our government, and advocate on public policy matters that affect positive change in the life of every Ohioan.
YOU can influence public policy on timely, critical issues in Ohio by sending a message to your legislator
Lobby Calls: Staying On Top of the Issues
Lobby calls are held twice a month: the second and fourth Tuesday at noon. This is a great way to stay updated on issues of focus. Any member can join.
Lobby Calls are attended by
Support Team Members
Local League Liaisons
Any interested League members
Call agendas may include:
Important messaging and priorities
Updates on legislation
Some basic training tip
A chance to ask questions
Join Lobby Corps
The LWVO Lobby Corps consists of volunteers across the state who work to track and influence state-level policy. Their dedication and hard work has allowed the League to be active and effective in improving the lives of Ohioans for more than 100 years.
Learn more about the roles of our issue specialists, support team members and apply by clicking here.
Training in advocacy and following issues is in the interest of every League member. An extensive self-training program can be found on the member corner.
Join An Advocacy Committee
LWVO Education Committee
Members include issue specialists, Local League members and LWVO Board members with a passion for all issues education. Currently, meetings are the second and fourth Mondays at 5 PM by Zoom.
LWVO State Advocacy Committee
Join us as we plan strategy, evaluate priorities, create tools and look to the future. This committee is an official committee of the LWVO Board. Board members and local League members come together to hone strategy and skills. Currently, meetings are the third Monday of each month at 5 PM via Zoom.
LWVO Environmental Committee
This group brings together Local Leagues working on any of the environmental justice issues covered by our positions, especially the LWVUS call to work on climate change. Focus is on sharing local actions and information as well as watching bills in the General Assembly. There are many ways we can support one another and share methods and materials. Meeting time and frequency yet to be determined by participants.
LWVO Criminal Justice Committee
This group brings together Local Leagues working on any of the criminal justice issues covered by our new position. Focus is on sharing local actions and information as well as watching bills in the General Assembly. There is a lot we can learn from one another. Meeting time and frequency yet to be determined by participants.