Urban Policy

Urban Policy

Promote the economic health of cities and improve the quality of urban life.

Children standing by Birwood Wall in Detroit, Michigan in the 1940s
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California Proposition 24: Are We Still "Redlining" Black Neighborhoods in 2020?

by Bill Loftus, Director of Social Justice

LWVRI Position on Funding Public Education in Rhode Island

Adopted at Convention 2001

The League of Women Voters of Rhode Island believes that any method of financing public education should provide equality of opportunity for education through a system of taxation that is sufficient, equitable, flexible and coordinated among the different levels of government.

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August 2019

The League of Women Voters of Rhode Island affirms the crucial niche of libraries: they are repositories of knowledge; they enhance learning for all ages; they serve as community centers. In a world linked to the internet, libraries provide essential computer access for many Rhode Islanders.
This issue is a priority of the LWV Providence
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Support groups working for regional cooperation in the areas of economic growth, the arts, diversity, education and workforce training, environment, planned growth and development, and housing in the Southland.
Race Amity Nationwide Celebration Announcement
Event Date: 
Jun 14 2020 - 4:00pm
Event location: 

Youtube Live and Facebook Live

National Center for Race Amity Nationwide Celebration, 4PM with many guests and celebrities participating - Race Amity Day 2020.


Supports conscientious planning and development of Yolo County.


The League of Women Voters of Arlington supports Resource Management --The urbanization ofArlington has made issues of resource management an increasingly significant mission of the Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR).


The League of Women Voters of Arlington supports the county in responsible planning in land use and economic development.
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Event Date: 
Feb 19 2020 - 7:00pm
Planning Priorities
Guest Speaker: Bonnie Nickerson, Director, Department of Planning, City of Providence