League of Women Voters Education Fund Mission Statement
The League of Women Voters Education Fund works to encourage the active and informed participation of citizens in government and to increase understanding of major public policy issues.
The League of Women Voters Education Fund (LWVEF) is a 501 (c)(3) citizen education and research organization. Established in 1957, the Education Fund provides research, publications and forums on public policy issues and disseminates information and training that helps citizens be thoughtfully engaged in the democratic process.
In communities across the nation, Leagues are well known for providing voters with factual, nonpartisan information on candidates and ballot issues. State and local Leagues are also known for hosting citizen educational forums on critical public policy issues of the day.
In short, the League is well recognized for its ability to make complex and controversial issues accessible to the non-expert citizen in a balanced manner, for its ability to gather citizens with diverse views, and for its expertise as a trainer of community leaders and activists.
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As a member, you will have the opportunity to participate in local, state, and National League work and get exclusive civic information you can trust. You will also receive a monthly newsletter via Constant Contact to the email you provide, from the League of Women Voters of Ridgefield, your local league. The newsletter highlights local events and activities you may find of interest, as well as opportunities to get involved and support the League.