Reaffirmed January 2003

It is the policy of the LWVUS/LWVEF to conduct its business in settings that do not exclude individuals on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation or disability. It is also the policy of the LWVUS/LWVEF to use facilities that are accessible to individuals with disabilities.

Private Membership Clubs

Functions sponsored by, or paid for by, the LWVUS/LWVEF may not be held at private clubs where there is a reasonable belief that the club membership excludes individuals for membership on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation or disability.

Members of the LWVUS/LWVEF Board of Director/Trustees and staff members may not represent the LWVUS/LWVEF at functions that are held in private clubs that discriminate or that are sponsored by, or paid for by, an organization or group that discriminates.

Accessibility of Facilities

Functions sponsored by, or paid for by, the LWVUS/LWVEF shall be held at facilities that are barrier-free and accessible to individuals with disabilities.

Board members and staff members representing the LWVUS/LWVEF at functions held by other organizations shall urge the sponsors to use facilities that are accessible to individuals with disabilities. 

LWVUS/LWVEF Management
US-EF 93-02
Reaffirmed January 2003