Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Diversity Equity and Inclusion

Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Policy

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.

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, thinking style, personality type, physical appearance, political perspective or affiliation and/or any other characteristic that can be identified as recognizing or illustrating diversity.

All members are expected to adhere to this policy in their actions. If you have concerns about this policy and how it is implemented in practice, or suggestions for positive change, please bill.jonson [at] usa.net (contact our President) directly.

Additional national League resources are available plus background material for continued learning.