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It’s Time to Join Voter Service 2022!

Posted on Aug 15, 2022 in

The Voter Service Team Kick-off meeting is scheduled, 5-6:30 PM, this Friday, August 19th. Join us where we will all learn about and map out our plan to register voters and get-out-the-vote; provide balanced information ...

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August 26: Women's (In)equality Day

Posted on Aug 15, 2022 in

August 26, the anniversary of the certification of the 19th amendment, is often known as Women's Equality Day. Yet with our voting and reproductive rights under attack, women are still not equal in our democracy. T...

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Coffee Hour

Posted on Aug 16, 2022 in

Thursday September 1st, 5 to 6PM, will be our first in this year's Meet and Greet series. Meet League members, learn about the League's political priorities, discuss the League operations, and think about where you might...

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City of Albany and the Housing Crisis

Posted on Aug 16, 2022 in

The City of Albany is in the process of updating the Housing Element section of the City’s General Plan, and requests your input. The working draft of the Housing Element is available for Albany residents to review her...

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WHAT HAPPENED IN KANSAS

Posted on Aug 06, 2022 in

On Aug. 2, 2022, Kansas was the first state in the nation to vote on the issue of abortion since the Supreme Court of the United States overturned Roe v. Wade on June 24. THE AMENDMENT The amendment to their state co...

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Native American Women and the Suffrage Movement

Posted on Aug 08, 2022 in

Introduced by the League of Women Voters President, Dr. Deborah Turner, historian Sally Roesch Wagner talks about the Women's suffrage movement and the role of native American women in it. She also unveils the unsett...

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Fighting Voter Suppression

Posted on Aug 02, 2022 in

Pam Gaskin, a member of the League of Women Voters of Houston, has been voting by mail for years without incident. This year, she almost missed the deadline — because her application for a mail-in ballot was reject...

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Albany Hosts Presentation on Mental Health Crisis Teams

Posted on Aug 02, 2022 in

The Albany Social and Economic Justice Commission featured Stephanie Lewis, Division Director for Crisis Services at Alameda County Behavioral Health Care, who gave a presentation on mental health crisis services in Alba...

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Your Democracy Needs You!

Posted on Jun 28, 2022 in

Are you interested in defending and expanding democratic freedoms, empowering voters and giving back to your community? If so, drop in at a team or committee meeting to get plugged in! All meetings are listed on the cale...

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Past President Ora Huth Dies at 100

Posted on Jul 20, 2022 in

Ora Huth, a past president of both the League of Women Voters of Berkeley in 1965-66 and one of the founders and a past president of the League of Women Voters of the Bay Area, died in Woodland Hills, CA on June 22, 2022...

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Berkeley and Emeryville Food Pantry Service 

Posted on Jul 17, 2022 in

The Berkeley Mobile Food Pantry is a service to feed community members and seniors in Emeryville and around the Bay Area. This service is organized by City Team, a religious organization that works in cities across the n...

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The Status of LGBTQIA+ Rights in the US

Posted on Jul 11, 2022 in

This is a blog written by Meghan Browder for the national League of Women Voters celebrating Pride Month in June. It covers Recent Anti-LGBTQIA+ legislation, Legal Efforts to Protect LGBTQIA+ Rights, and How You Can ...

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