Position Statements

AGING
The League is committed to supporting and promoting programs and services that benefit the physical, economic, mental, emotional, intellectual and social well being of senior adults.

ARTS AND CULTURAL ENRICHMENT
The League is committed to the development, support and accessibility of the arts and encourages the availability of cultural opportunities to all members of the community.

CHILDREN
The League is committed to ensuring that children and their families have access to opportunities and services essential for the child’s physical, intellectual, emotional, mental and social growth, and supports such opportunities and services.

DEPENDENT PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES
The League is committed to recognizing that dependent persons with physical, mental and emotional disabilities, along with their caregivers, face many difficult problems with limited choices.

DIVERSITY
The League is committed to supporting efforts to create a greater appreciation of similarities and understanding the value of differences in all people. The League will support programs and services which reflect awareness of the increasing racial, religious and ethnic diversity in the Fort Bend area.

EDUCATION
The League supports and promotes quality education and is committed to using its resources to positively impact the education of all children and adults. We will therefore support community efforts, legislative initiatives and judicial actions that promote quality education for all members of the community.

ENVIRONMENT
The League is committed to promoting environmental awareness and encouraging responsibility in the attainment of a safer, cleaner and healthier environment in order to protect, enhance and preserve the quality of life today and for future generations.

HEALTH
The League is committed to supporting quality, affordable health and human services and comprehensive health education for every stage of life and for all people in the Fort Bend community.

HOMELESSNESS
The League is committed to recognizing the needs of those families and individuals in our community who are considered homeless: those lacking a fixed, regular and recognized residence. We support comprehensive services and efforts to address homelessness. We advocate strategies that include intervention as well as prevention.

HUNGER
The League is committed to recognizing that adequate food is essential to the well-being of all men, women and children. We support comprehensive services and efforts to feed the hungry.

SOCIO-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
The League is committed to supporting education, advocacy and action to meet the short-term needs of the economically disadvantaged and to aid in developing long-term solutions.

SUBSTANCE ABUSE
The League is committed to supporting funding and community projects that promote education and intervention to prevent substance abuse by children and adults.

VIOLENCE
The League is committed to the elimination of violence by supporting programs and services designed to understand the problem of violence, to assist, educate and protect the victims, and to work effectively with abusers and/or potential abusers.

VOLUNTEERISM
The League is committed to volunteerism and will support efforts to ensure the future of volunteers in the community and the promotion of trained volunteers in direct community service.

WOMEN
The League supports and promotes efforts that it deems appropriate to ensure the intellectual, economic, social, mental, physical and emotional well-being of women.