What is our mission? How are we structured? What is our history?
The League of Women Voters has two separate and distinct roles.
Our Vision, Beliefs, and Intentions guide our activities.
Prints and distributes the annual "Legislative Reference Guide" for use in contacting local, state and national representatives. The Guide is given to all new township residents.
Prints and distributes the NON PARTISAN "Voters Guide" prior to elections. the Guide lists the candidates and gives some information about them. Voters may take the Guide into the voting booth.
Sponsors public Candidate Debates for local government and the school board.
Holds an annual Meet Your State Representatives meeting, open to the public.
Holds an annual Spring Meeting featuring expert speakers on topics of current public interest. This spring's meeting is on the judicial system. "Prison Reform: Is It Possible?" Our speaker is Eric Lotke, board member of the Prison Project. (See the Calendar for details.)
Publishes a semi-monthly members' newsletter, The Voter, featuring reports of Township meetings and League activities.
Sponsors various community activities such as an essay contest in local high schools. Our latest sponsorship was for 11th graders, along with cash prizes. The theme was "Dreams for Myself, Dreams for my Country."
The League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania, http://www.palwv.org
Regional and Local Leagues
See Take Informed Action for tips on how to be an effective advocate for important issues.
The League is open to all US citizens age 18 years and older.