Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

We, as an organization, acknowledge

our own difficult history with racism

while we embrace our future,

where DEI will become part of our DNA.

Dr. Deborah Turner, LWVUS President

  Policy | Resources

LWVUS 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.

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DEI Resources

LWV Resources

Other Resources

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Transformative Circle Bystander Intervention Training, July 2020

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How We Can Foster Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging in the League, June 2020

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