The principles that guide our organization...
The goal of the League of Women Voters is to empower citizens to shape better communities worldwide.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Policy
Commitment to Diversity
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.
Participation in the League
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, military service or veteran status, thinking style, personality type, physical appearance, political perspective or affiliation or any other characteristic that can be identified as recognizing or illustrating diversity. Read more about this National campaign.
The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political membership organization which:
- acts after study and member agreement to achieve solutions in the public interest on key community issues at all government levels.
- builds citizen participation in the democratic process.
- engages communities in promoting positive solutions to public policy issues through education and advocacy.