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LWV of Alameda Position Statements

City and County Position Programs

Here are the positions adopted by the LWV of Alameda for the city and the county, including disaster preparedness.

LWV of Alameda Positions

MISSION: The League of Women Voters, a non-partisan political organization, encourages the informed and active participation of citizens in government and influences public policy through education and advocacy.

The League does not support or oppose any political party or any candidate. It does, however, take action on selected government issues in the public interest.

A League position is the stand of the League on a public issue that serves as the basis for advocacy or action. Action can include lobbying, legislative testimony, public statements, media campaigns and joining coalitions. A League position is established after members have studied an issue and achieved consensus on policies and practices that best serve the public interest.

Local Leagues have adopted positions in two areas:

Positions at the state and national level are at: