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July 2018 LWVUS, LWVC & LWVBAE: Renewed Emphasis on Racial and other Diversity

Posted on Aug 14, 2018 in

On Sunday, The New York Times ran an op-ed titled, How the Suffrage Movement Betrayed Black Women. The League is not mentioned by name in this piece, but we should have been. Our founders and early leaders were not inclu...

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Days Ticking Down to Elections & 19 or 20 Ballot Measures to cover!

Posted on Aug 14, 2018 in

The days are ticking down to the November election.  Nationally, those who vote will determine which political party controls the House and Senate. In California, voters will be selecting a new Governor. Regionally, we'...

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Whirlwind June – Prop 13 Reform, Climate, & Voter Registration

Posted on Jul 05, 2018 in

A whirlwind of activist energy was unleashed in June as the Prop. 13 Reform Team gathered the most signatures of all local Leagues in the state on behalf of the ballot measure “Schools and Communities First!” Bes...

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Assembly District 15 Candidate Forum Tue, Oct 2, 7-8:30 pm

Posted on Aug 15, 2018 in

Jovanka Beckles and Buffy Wicks, candidates for Assembly District 15, will respond to questions  at the Candidate Forum on Tues, Oct 2, 7-8:30 pm. Please sign up right away for a free ticket here. The event ...

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BAECast the League's New Podcast

Posted on May 24, 2018 in

At the Annual Spring meeting May 2018 Garrick Smalley and Garrett Bowers-Dodd introduced the League's new Podcast. You can find Episode 1 at https://www.lwvbae.org/baecast/. The button is under 'League News' and under 'G...

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