Resolution 1987.04 Affirmative Action

October 26, 2013

Whereas, Affirmative action is a way of taking positive steps to address the inequity whereby certain groups of people have been under-represented or concentrated in lower-paying positions, namely women, native people, people with physical disabilities, visible minorities and immigrants; therefore, be it

Resolved, That the national council of The Catholic Women’s League of Canada, in 67th annual national convention assembled, encourage members to study and expand their knowledge of the principles of affirmative action; and, be it further

Resolved, That the national council of The Catholic Women’s League of Canada, in 67th annual national convention assembled, encourage members to work at establishing affirmative action programs in their community including their parish and dioceses.