The purpose of the CWPC is to organize a multi-partisan coalition of persons from all backgrounds, economic levels and political concerns to provide a vehicle to participate in the political and governmental processes and advance their status through political action in the following ways:
To help ensure equal rights and opportunities for candidates to hold office.
To encourage and educate women to express their views in a politically effective manner.
To encourage and support women in gaining decision-making positions within the political parties.
To seek and encourage qualifies women candidates to hold office.
To support candidates who have shown themselves committed to the rights and needs of women.
To assure women of all ages, races, religions, disabilities, cultural backgrounds, sexual preferences, and socioeconomic groups an equal voice in decision-making and selection of delegates and candidates at all levels.
To draft, support, and lobby for appropriate legislation at all levels of government.
To encourage, support and recommend the appointment of women to positions of political and governmental leadership.
Cincinnati Women’s Political Caucus is dedicated to the eradication of sexism, racism, anti-Semitism, ageism, violence, poverty, discrimination against the disabled and discrimination on the basis of religion, and to ensuring reproductive freedom and freedom of sexual orientation.
Barbara Myers, Chair and Treasurer
Nancy Walters, Vice Chair
Corresponding Secretary, TBD
Ethel Guttenberg, Recording Secretary
Standing Committee Chairs:
Michele Young, Fundraising/Grassroots
Lauren Blauvelt-Copelin, Endorsement
Danielle Craig, Website/Communications
TBD, Membership and Database
Jane Anderson, Democratic Party Liaison
Mary Wells, Charter Party Liasion
TBD, Republican Party Liaison
Bentley Davis, At large
Stephanie Stoller, At large