League of Women Voters of Adams County is a unique national network--nonpartisan, grassroots, multi-issue---that is a recognized force in the shaping of public policy. The League promotes political responsibility through informed and active participation of citizens in local, state and national government.
The League as an organization does not support or oppose any political party, candidate for elective office, office holder or group that supports candidates.
At the League of Women Voters...
We inform ourselves, our legislators, and the general public about the results of our research.
We sponsor candidate debates and public forums about vital issues.
We monitor the workings of legislative bodies and commissions.
We lobby for the passage of laws we support and for the defeat of those we oppose, based on our members' study and consensus.
We make invaluable professional and personal contacts among the people who make things happen in your community.
We help sharpen our skills in communications, lobbying, publications, leadership, public speaking, or provide opportunities to tackle a completely new challenge of your own choosing.
We cooperate with other organizations that are working toward our action goals.
Because we are concerned about...
- The quality of our environment - The election process - Health care
- Good government at all levels - International relations - Human and civil rights
- Child care - Voting rights - Your public school system
The League of Women Voters shares its communities' concerns and translates them into action. Working through our local, state, and national Leagues, members can influence public policy. The League of Women Voters was founded in 1920 to promote political responsibility through informed and active citizen participation in government. The League of Women Voters does not support nor oppose political parties or candidates.
How the League Works
The League invites all women and men interested in promoting responsible government to be members. Members of the LWV of Adams County are automatically members of the national, LWVUS, and the state, LWVCO, leagues.
Meetings are held twice monthly, the second Monday at 7:00 pm at Gander Mtn. Sports and the fourth Tuesday at 11:30 am at Gander Mtn. Sports from September thru May. Featured are guest speakers and members addressing national,state or local issues.
The board meets monthly to determine direction and action for the League, review committee progress and to formulate position statements from unit reports.
The League newsletter announces activities and events, include study information, reports Board decisions and prints other items of interest. The newsletter is also available through e-mail for its members.
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