Making Democracy Work

LWV Mobile in Action

What We Do

Monthly Luncheons

Please join us on the third Wednesdays of most months for LWVM's luncheon. We hear from interesting speakers addressing issues of important community interest. Our luncheons are open to the public. Please come and bring a friend! Check our calendar for details on the upcoming luncheon. Keep an eye on our Facebook page as well, the slides are also shared as albums there, along with photos of most events.

Voting Rights Restoration Ellen Boettcher, September 12, 2018

Turnout and Participation in the United States Jaclyn A. Bunch, PhD, March 21, 2018

White Paper in support of the November 2017 luncheon - John Valentine Instream Flows.

Slides from the October 2017 Luncheon Meeting - Renee Collini - "Sea Level"

Eric Sparks - Sea Level Change - Environmental Impact

Tracie Sempier - Sea Level Change - Local Community Response

The related YouTube videos are on our channel

Slides from the September 2017 Luncheon Meeting - Carrie Stevenson - Climate Change

Slides from the April 2017 Annual Meeting - Tuerk Schlesinger - Alabama's Mental Health System: Funding Crisis = Delivery of Care Dilemma

Slides from the March 2017 Luncheon - Connie Ewing - Family Perspective on Mental Illness

Slides from the February 2017 Luncheon - Halie Jones - A Global Epidemic With Community Roots

Slides from the January 2017 Luncheon - Jaclyn Bunch, PhD - Behavior Health in Mobile County - A review of the community health needs and resources

Slides from the November 2016 Luncheon - Scott Liebertz, PhD - Prison Reform - Is there An Academic Consensus?

Slides from the October 2016 Luncheon - Tim Willis - After-School Versus Jails: A Billion Dollar Question

Police Chief Barber shared the link to 2nd Chance video by the Mobile Police Department at the September 2016 Luncheon

Candidate Forums

To give the public an opportunity to hear directly from the candidates, the League hosts candidate forums.

Please check our calendar regularly to see what upcoming forums we will be hosting.

Vote 18

We visit high schools, college campuses, and other locations where newly eligible, and soon-to-be eligible, have an opportunity to learn about the democratic process and register to vote.

To schedule a visit to your school, contact Myra Evans at or 251-458-1405.

Candidate Surveys

We invite candidates for public office to submit answers to a common set of questions to help voters evaluate their positions and views side-by-side on our voter information website,

Observer Corps

Our Observer Corps is made of members and friends who attend meetings of local and state agencies to monitor them for information of importance to the League and to our community.

Description of City Boards

List of County Boards

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