The mission of Hometown! is to promote free expression and exchange of political viewpoints and ideas. To accomplish these goals, Hometown! will provide opportunities to educate its members and the voters in Key West and the surrounding environs through workshops, candidate lectures, forums, debates and other political discourse.
POLICY: To carry out this mission, it shall be the policy of Hometown! to encourage the citizens of Key West and Monroe County to exercise fully the rights of citizenship, including participation in the political life of their communities by being candidates for public office and to educate and involve themselves in community affairs.
Hometown! will not rate, endorse or contribute to candidates.
Hometown! shall not participate or intervene in any political campaign on behalf of, or in opposition to, any candidate for public office. Members of the Board of Directors will not be authorized in their official capacity to make public or media statements in support of, or in opposition to, a political campaign or candidate for public office. When making such statements in their capacity as private citizens, such Directors must and will indicate clearly that they are not representing Hometown! or speaking for, or on behalf of, Hometown.