Making Democracy Work

Vision, Beliefs, and Intentions

The principles that guide our organization...

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 does not support or oppose candidates or parties. We do:

  • act after study and member agreement to achieve solutions in the public interest on key community issues at all government levels

  • build citizen participation in the democratic process.

  • engage communities in promoting positive solutions to public policy issues through education and advocacy.

The League of Women Voters Education Fund is a nonpartisan public policy educational organization which does not support or oppose candidates or parties. We do:

  • build citizen participation in the democratic process

  • study key community issues at all governmental levels in an unbiased manner

  • enable people to seek positive solutions to public policy issues through education and conflict management.

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.