League of Women Voters® of Curry County

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

The LWVCC Annual Meeting will be held IN-PERSON (!!) on SATURDAY JUNE 4, 2022, from 10 AM to 1 PM at the Curry Public Library on 3rd Street in Gold Beach. Please bring a sack lunch if you wish. Water will be provided. All printed materials needed for the meeting will be available for you at the library when you arrive.

LWVCC had its APRIL 2022 All-Member Unit Meeting, which was held via Zoom. Thursday, APRIL 21, 2022, from 5:30 to 6:15 pm. We had an excellent presentation by Norman Turrill, past president of LWVOR, who spoke about redistricting.

Also in April 2022, we held an in-person Candidate Forum.
When: Wednesday, April 27th from 6 to 8 PM.
Where: Curry Public Library on 3rd Street in Gold Beach
What: Moderated Q&A for Candidates for Curry County Commissioner, Position 1:  Brad Alcorn, Beth Barker-Hidalgo, and George Rhodes

The 2021 candidate forums for contested races for the special district elections for Curry County were conducted on April 19 and 20, 2021, as zoom meetings.
You can watch the Zoom Meetings 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.