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The State League Cosponsors The Racial Justice Act

Posted on Mar 31, 2020 in

The League of Women Voters of California has cosponsored Assembly Bill 2200, or the California Racial Justice Act, which aims to eliminate racial and ethnic discrimination in California’s justice system. The bill was i...

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The Latest Action Team  Updates

Posted on Mar 31, 2020 in

Homelessness & Affordable Housing: Volunteer Charlotte Wheeler and Action Team Intern Kai Kai Spencer are tracking the implementation of Measures O & P, which were passed in Berkeley two years ago. There are com...

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Climate Justice for Future Generations

Posted on Mar 25, 2020 in

Two weeks ago, on Thursday, March 12, the National League, represented in this case by Crag Law Center, filed an amicus brief in the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in the case of Juliana v. US. The case was o...

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Environmental Concerns Speaker Series Canceled

Posted on Mar 25, 2020 in

The Environmental Concerns Speaker Series meetings are canceled for April and May of 2020. April 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of earth day so we should all mark this important milestone by reading a relevant book. O...

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“Ask-a-Mentor”Event at Berkeley Technology Academy (B-Tech)

Posted on Mar 22, 2020 in

Partnering with teacher Jesse Sclafani, LWVBAE organized an “Ask-a-Mentor”Event at Berkeley Technology Academy (B-Tech) on Mar. 5 from 10 am to noon for Government/Social Studies students to meet and interact with ...

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League Leaders and Interns Mix It Up

Posted on Mar 17, 2020 in

League leaders and interns convened in February at the League office on San Pablo Avenue in Berkeley to share updates, and hear a presentation by Action Director Jinky Gardner and Director Adena Ishii about voter educat...

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Flatten the Curve

Posted on Mar 18, 2020 in

The LWVBAE Board stepped up to meet the COVID-19 crisis by “social distancing” last Monday, 3/16, at its first ever Board meeting by virtual teleconferencing! All 8 Board members – Bay Area League Representative Ke...

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