MISSION...The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages the informed and active participation of citizens in government, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.
League of Women Voters of Kitsap
by the League of Women Voters of Washington.
Local Leagues at Work
by Sue Hughes
The LWV of Kitsap recently held a community education forum on the growing homelessness crisis in Kitsap and many other areas of the state. The objective was threefold: present the true face of homelessness, describe the several projects underway to provide transitional and permanent affordable housing and encourage participants to volunteer with agencies who serve the homeless.
LWV Kitsap’s forum, Where Are You Sleeping Tonight?, attracted a full house of people of all ages eager to learn about efforts to reduce homelessness in Kitsap County.
Go here to view the forum materials.
The March 14th
"Progress Report of the Behavioral Health Tax"
forum was a
The slides for the program can be viewed here. To learn more about the 1/10 of 1% tax go to the Kitsap Human Services website here.
"Impact on Issues 2016-2018"
Impact on Issues is designed to help League leaders use LWVUS public policy positions effectively at the state and local levels.
In addition to the official statements of position for each program area, this guide briefly traces significant past actions and achievements and indicates links among positions.
The LWVUS public policy positions “in brief” listed on pages 1-4 reflect the program adopted by the 2016 Convention of the League of Women Voters of the United States.
This listing summarizes the official full statements of position, which are presented in bold type in the relevant sections of this guide.