Mission, Vision and Principles

The League of Women Voters of Wisconsin is a nonpartisan organization that advocates for informed and active participation in government. LWVWI is a vibrant, visible, respected advocate for sustaining our democratic society.

VALUES:

  • Grassroots initiatives and consensus building are the strengths of our organization
  • Our organization models the principles of good governance
  • Citizenship requires knowledge, as well as the ability and will to act
  • The responsibility of good government rests on the shoulders of citizens
  • The voting rights of U.S. citizens at home and abroad are to be assured.

We consider well before taking action and prepare well before beginning to act.

WE BELIEVE IN:

  • respect for individuals
  • the value of diversity
  • the empowerment of the grassroots, both within the League and in communities
  • the power of collective decision making for the common good.

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.