League of Women Voters of Lee County Florida
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Policy
Adopted 3/2/19, Reviewed and Revised 4/13/19
Reviewed and Re-affirmed 6/4/20, Reviewed and Revised 7/31/21, Reviewed and Revised 4/23/23
LWV is an organization fully committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in principle and in practice. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are central to the organization’s current and future success in engaging all individuals, households, communities, and policy makers in creating a more perfect democracy.
There shall be no barriers to full participation in this organization on the basis of gender, gender identity, ethnicity, race, native or indigenous origin, age, generation, sexual orientation, culture, religion, belief system, marital status, parental status, socioeconomic status, language, accent, ability status, mental health, educational level or background, geography, nationality, work style, work experience, job role function, thinking style, personality type, physical appearance, political perspective or affiliation and/or any other characteristic that can be identified as recognizing or illustrating diversity. The LWVLee will never knowingly hold an event at a facility that has any of the above exclusionary policies.