Junior League of Champaign-Urbana, Women building better communities

Additional Position Statements

Advocacy efforts are targeted to legislation and action within JLCU’s long-term strategic impact area but may also include other focus areas, as approved by the Board and/or the general membership. Focus area(s) include or have historically included:


Arts and Culture: JLCU is committed to introducing, supporting, and acknowledging the creation and enforcement of legislation and programs that encourage development of the arts, continuing opportunities for art education, and community access to all cultural resources.

Domestic Violence: JLCU is committed to introducing, supporting, and acknowledging the creation and enforcement of legislation and programs that aide in the elimination of domestic violence by programs and legislation designed to understand the problem, assist and protect the victims, and work effectively with the abuser.

Environment: JLCU is committed to introducing, supporting, and acknowledging the creation and enforcement of legislation and programs that ensure the protection of a healthful environment and the preservation of natural resources.

Health: JLCU is committed to introducing, supporting, and acknowledging the creation and enforcement of legislation, programs, and preventative measures that concern public health issues.

Human Trafficking: JLCU is committed to introducing, supporting, and acknowledging the creation and enforcement of legislation and programs that combat human trafficking, ensure that victims are not treated as criminals, and provide assistance to victims and their children.

Well-being and Growth: JLCU is committed to introducing, supporting, and acknowledging the creation and enforcement of legislation and programs that provide opportunities and services essential for the physical, intellectual, mental, and social growth for Children, Women, Senior Citizens, Citizens with disabilities, and Families.

The Position Statement was approved by the Board of Directors in March 2012 and was ratified and passed by the General Membership in April 2012