HR195: Commending the League of Women Voters of Loudoun County.

HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 195

Offered March 5, 2020
Commending the League of Women Voters of Loudoun County.
Patron-- Subramanyam

WHEREAS, the League of Women Voters of Loudoun County, a nonpartisan political organization dedicated to cultivating an informed and civically active community, has served the interests of Loudoun County residents for more than 70 years; and

WHEREAS, the League of Women Voters of Loudoun County is a chapter of the League of Women Voters of the United States, which is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2020; and

WHEREAS, since 1946, the League of Women Voters of Loudoun County has registered voters, performed studies, produced educational publications, advocated for public policy initiatives and reforms, and conducted educational forums and community discussions in the interest of encouraging civic participation at the local, state, and national levels; and

WHEREAS, studies conducted by the League of Women Voters of Loudoun County over the years investigated international food programs, mental health and local education needs, natural resource protections, the effects of Dillon’s Rule, education finance, and the local juvenile justice system; and

WHEREAS, since its founding, the League of Women Voters of Loudoun County has produced numerous publications to educate and inspire citizens, including This Is Your County, Know Your County, and Visions: Land and Community in Loudoun County, Virginia; and

WHEREAS, the League of Women Voters of Loudoun County has been a vocal and effective advocacy group for many decades, supporting numerous policies related to local and regional governance, county schools, park land preservation, and county finances; and

WHEREAS, through regular educational forums and community discussions, the League of Women Voters of Loudoun County fosters spirited debate to further awareness and understanding of the important issues of the day; and

WHEREAS, a well-informed electorate being the foundation of our democracy, the League of Women Voters of Loudoun County has provided an invaluable service to the county, the Commonwealth, and the country; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, That the League of Women Voters of Loudoun County hereby be commended for its many years of advocacy and educational efforts in support of a civically engaged community; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the League of Women Voters of Loudoun County as an expression of the House of Delegates’ admiration for the organization’s mission and best wishes for its continued success.