"An interconnected community of champions working to improve the status of women while making Louisville the ideal hometown and a safe and healthy place for all to live and grow."
Working to improve the status of all women in Louisville Metro by becoming a partner with the community and a leader in women's issues.
The focus of the OFW and includes women being served in a culturally competent manner and issues that affect women's:
- Physical and mental health;
- Social and economic well-being;
- Political involvement;
- Legal issues;
- Violence against women.
Issues and needs are assessed by on-going, extensive staff participation on various committees; relationships with women's organizations; direct contact with the community; research activities; speaking engagements; and direct calls from community members.