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.

UPCOMING EventS

May 13, 2024, LWVCC Board meeting via Zoom, Noon – 2 pm

May 18, 2024, LWVCC Annual Meeting Curry Public Library, 94341 3rd St. Gold Beach 1:00 -3:00 pm


past Events

Please go to the Elections Page to access our recordings of 2022 candidate forums.

May 2, 2024,   Curry Public Library, 94341 3rd St. Gold Beach 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

May 6, 2024, City Council Chambers, City Hall, 555  20th Street, Port Orford 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm 

May 7, 2024, Chetco Public Library,  405 Alder Street, Brookings,   5:30 pm – 7:00 pm 

CANDIDATES IN CONTESTED RACES FOR: County Sheriff, County Commissioner Position #2, and Republican Primary for Oregon Senate District #1

April 8, 2024. LWVCC Board meeting via Zoom, Noon-2 pm

March 7, 2024. Panel Discussion on Services Provided to Unhoused and Food Insecure Individuals in Curry County – All unit meeting and open to the public. The location is the Curry Public Library in Gold Beach.  Time: 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

February 12, 2024. LWVCC Board Meeting via Zoom – Noon – 2 pm

February 1, 2024. A documentary film about Oregon’s land use planning system co-sponsored by the LWVCC, Kalmiopsis Audubon Society, and Curry Public Library. Shown at 5 pm to 7 pm at the Curry Public Library, Gold Beach

January 26, 2024. Central County Unit Meeting at the Landing, Gold Beach, 4 -5 pm.

January 18, 2024. South County Unit meeting – Discussion with Sister Cora Rose about legal aid issues for low–income/unhoused individuals in Curry County. Time: 2:00 to 3:00 pm  The Public Library in Brookings. This will be a hybrid meeting (Zoom and in-person)

LWVCC Board Meeting via Zoom – January 8, 2024

LWVCC Board Meeting via Zoom – December 11, 2023

LWVCC Board Meeting via Zoom – November 13, 2023

 

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.