The League's mission, history, and structure
The League of Women Voters is celebrating 95 years of Making Democracy Work! In 1920, the League was founded as an outgrowth of the movement that secured women the right to vote to help new voters engage with their government. Today, the League empowers all voters to improve their local, state and national government.
The League of Women VotersŪ (LWV) encourages informed and active participation in government. We work to raise understanding of major policy issues and influence public policy through education.
The League does not support or oppose any political party or candidate. We advocate only on issues that members have studied and on which a consensus has been reached.
The LWV has two separate and distinct roles:
The League of Women Voters of Alameda is a registered 510 (c) (3) nonprofit organization
(Tax ID 94-2650856).
Our Vision, Beliefs, and Intentions guide our activities.
The League of Women Voters of Alameda and its members also belong to:
The League of Women Voters of Alameda was established in 1978. The most recent bylaws adopted in 2015.