Mission, Beliefs, and Intentions

Mission, Beliefs, and Intentions

The goal of the League of Women Voters is to empower citizens to shape better communities worldwide. 

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political membership organization which: 

  • encourages informed and active participant in government
  • works to increase understanding of major public policy issues and
  • influences public policy through education and advocacy. 

The League of Women Voters works to achieve its mission by:  

  • Taking positions on public policy issues after study and member agreement on what solutions are in the public interest at all government levels.
  • By building citizen participation in the democratic process and 
  • Engaging communities in promoting positive solutions to public policy issues through education and advocacy.

We believe in: 

  • respect for individuals 
  • the value of diversity 
  • the empowerment of the grassroots, both within the League and in communities 

We will: 

  • act with trust, integrity and professionalism
  • operate in an open and effective manner to meet the needs of those we serve, both members and the public 
  • take the initiative in seeking diversity in membership 
  • acknowledge our heritage as we seek our path to the future.