Our Positions

Read our local League positions below.

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What is a Position?

The League of Women Voters takes action on an issue only when we have a position addressing that particular issue. Members must study and come to consensus on an issue, in order to form a position. This thorough grassroots process ensures that our advocacy is well considered by a broad range of people, understood by our members, and we have a sense of the political environment.

Brookline Positions

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Support partial pre-funding of Town pensions and personnel policies recognizing costs of future retirement benefits.

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Support of equalization of educational opportunities in Brookline and a concept of voluntary cooperation among educational systems within the Boston Metropolitan areas and the Brookline School Committee and administration in its efforts to join in planning for metropolitan cooperation.

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Support measures to increase the availability of affordable housing for all incomes and lifestyles.

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Support of sensible property tax and land use legislation.

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Support transportation measures to help alleviate the parking burden in Brookline.

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Support of a fair & balance town government.
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All Brookline Subscribed Positions

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State and local Leagues, and individual League members, have a critical role to play in helping to limit future climate change and protect the planet.

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Promote peace in an interdependent world by working cooperatively with other nations and strengthening international organizations.

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The League of Women Voters of the United States believes that one of the goals of social policy in the United States should be to promote self-sufficiency for individuals and families and that the most effective social programs are those designed to prevent or reduce poverty.

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Promote an environment beneficial to life through the protection and wise management of natural resources in the public interest.

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Promote an open governmental system that is representative, accountable and responsive.

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Secure equal rights and equal opportunity for all. Promote social and economic justice, and the health and safety of all Americans.

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The League of Women Voters supports a strong, effective United Nations and endorses the full and active participation of the United States in the UN system.