League of Women Voters® of Curry County

Serving the people of Brookings, Gold Beach, Port Orford, and rural Curry County

League of Women Voters® of Curry County

Because democracy is not a spectator sport

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy.

Empowering Voters. Defending Democracy.

The League is proud to be nonpartisan, neither supporting nor opposing candidates or political parties at any level of government, but always working on vital issues of concern to members and the public.

The League of Women Voters of the United States encourages informed and active participation in government works to increase understanding of major public policy issues and influences public policy through education and advocacy.

Members, please join us for the
Annual LWVCC Holiday Party

Sunday, December 4th: 1 pm to 3 pm via Zoom

This year’s theme: “My Favorite Things”

Gather your favorite holiday things and share your stories about them.

RECENT Events

 

October 2022 – In-Person Candidate Forums – SEE THE RECORDED FORUMS HERE…

The forums feature candidates running in contested races for the November general election. It’s LWVCC practice to invite candidates for state office and county-wide office to all forums. The format is a moderated Q&A, with questions from audience members.

Forum #1 – Port Orford

When: Wednesday, October 5th, from 7:00 to 9:00 pm
Where: Port Orford Public Library, 1421 Oregon Street, Port Orford
Who: Candidates for Port Orford City Council

NOTE: Due to scheduling conflicts and the League’s “empty chair” policy, there will be no candidates for state representative or county commissioner at this forum.

Forum #2 – Gold Beach

When: Thursday, October 6th, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm
Where: Curry Public Library, 94341 3rd Street, Gold Beach
Who: Candidates for:

  • State House Representative, District 1
  • Curry County Board of Commissioners, Position 1

Note: Due to scheduling conflicts and the League’s “empty chair” policy, there will be no Gold Beach City Council candidates at this forum.

Forum #3 – Brookings

When: Saturday, October 8th, from 5:00 to 7:00 pm
Where: Chetco Community Library, 405 Alder Street, Brookings
Who: Candidates for:

  • Brookings Mayor
  • Brookings City Council
  • State Representative, House District 1
  • Curry County Board of Commissioners, Position 1

Past Events of Interest

In June 2022, LWVCC held its Annual Meeting of Members at the Curry Public Library in Gold Beach. Thanks to all who attended and participated!

In April 2022, LWVCC held an in-person Candidate Forum for the three candidates then running for Curry County Commissioner, Position 1:  Brad Alcorn, Beth Barker-Hidalgo, and George Rhodes.  You can watch the recording of that forum HERE.

Our Mission, Vision, and Value

MISSION: Encouraging informed and active participation in government in order to build better communities..

VISION: We envision a democracy where every person has the desire, the right, the knowledge and the confidence to participate.

VALUE: We believe in the power of women to create a more perfect democracy.

Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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 policymakers 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.