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Education Fund

LWV Education Fund

The League of Women Voters Education Fund is dedicated to strengthening citizen knowledge of government. The Education Fund sponsors and supports nonpartisan educational projects that help citizens better understand major public policy issues and become active and informed participants in their communities and in their government.

The League of Women Voters Education Fund is a 501(c)3 organization. The Education Fund operates separately from the League of Women Voters of Washington, which is a 501(c)4 organization, with a separate board of directors. Contributions to the Education Fund are tax deductible.

Civics textbook

The State We're In: Washington

Your guide to state, local, and tribal Government

The League's compelling civics textbook, The State We're In: Washington. Your guide to state, local, and tribal Government, and its companion Teachers Curriculum Guide are now available to everyone as a free online resource, courtesy of Education Services District 113; http://moodle.esd113.org.

This highly praised civics textbook covers the basics of government and is illustrated with graphs, photos and drawings. It is the only book that describes current and historic tribal governance and their interrelationship with state governments and local government in Washington. It includes sidebars about people, current and historical events and reflects the ethnic and geographic diversity of our state.

Professionally written for grades 7- 12, it is a useful tool for ESL, GED, Basic Ed and Immigration programs. A companion Teacher's Curriculum Guide is also available. Teachers, librarians and the Washington State Indian Education Association endorse it, and over 18,000 copies have been distributed statewide.

To order The State We're In Washington text books and Teacher's Guides, go to http://www.lwvwa.org

Please consider sponsoring a gift set or sets for a deserving school or classroom

Questions? Contact the state office by email or phone: 206-622-8961.