Making Democracy Work

Positions

Alternative Education

Alternative education must meet basic and comprehensive goals common to the entire school system, must be accessible to all who choose the alternative, must be effective in meeting the particular needs of the students it serves and must be financially feasible.

Local Redistricting

Local redistricting calls for a bipartisan citizen's Committee to assist in the redistricting process and recommends that neighborhood boundaries be taken into consideration whenever possible.

Public Transportation

The League of Women Voters of the South Bend Area supports public transportation as essential for the South Bend area.

Solid Waste

The League of Women Voters of the South Bend Area studies alternative methods of solid waste disposal in St. Joseph County and supports policies to reduce the amount of solid waste generated and to reduce the dependency on landfills for the disposal of solid waste.

Housing

The League of Women Voters of the South Bend Area supports the right of every person, regardless of income, race, religion, national origin, marital status, age or other circumstances, to safe, sanitary and affordable housing.