Beliefs, Intentions and Vision
We believe in:
The League of Women Voters plans to empower citizens to shape better communities worldwide and strengthen the league's ability to do so via five major strategies:
Establish a training institute to train future community leaders both here and abroad in conflict management, practical politics, and issue advocacy;
Encourage more women and minorities to hold public office;
Create substantially greater electoral participation, emphasizing youth (85% goal);
Promote strong and vibrant Leagues throughout the country through field service and electronic linking with other Leagues and the public (goal is one strong League in every Congressional District);
Foster diversity in membership and program.
The LWVS affirms, in both its values and practices, its belief and commitment to diversity and pluralism, which means there shall be no barriers to participation on the basis of national origin, race, gender, creed/religion, age, sexual orientation or disability.
The League recognizes that diverse perspectives are important and necessary
for responsible and representative decision making. LWV subscribes to
The League affirms its commitment to reflecting the diversity of America in its board, staff and programs.
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