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National Hispanic Heritage Month 2023

Posted on Sep 24, 2023 in

Join us as we celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month this year from September 15 to October 15! Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated every year in recognition of the rich and important history and achievements of Hi...


Albany Policing Commission 9/21

Posted on Sep 25, 2023 in

Albany Policing Commission Approves Work Plan; Seeks Data from Police  The third meeting of the Albany Policing Commission was held on September 21st. After the customary roll call and land acknowledgments, Commissio...


Albany Mayor's Statement - Racial Equity

Posted on Sep 19, 2023 in

The Mayor of Albany issued a public statement at Monday’s City Council meeting, following the publishing of a New York Times article about the book that has sparked the Albany School District and community-wide dialogu...


Quiz: How Well Do You Know America's Female Democracy Icons?

Posted on Sep 18, 2023 in

By: Lilly McGee  This human rights advocate was likely inspired by her own experiences as a refugee; her parents fled Nazi Germany in ...


Albany’s Racial Inclusivity & Social Equity Commission Moves Forward

Posted on Sep 17, 2023 in

The Albany Racial Inclusivity and Social Equity Commission met on September 7, 2023, to review several subjects, including their work plan and upcoming events, and to take action by forming important subcommittees. Th...


Solano Stroll 2023

Posted on Sep 16, 2023 in

It was a bright and sunny day on Sunday, September 10th, and the yearly Solano Avenue Stroll event was in full swing. Families and friends walked up and down the one-mile long street festival, surrounded by food truc...


The LWVBAE Interns of ‘23-24

Posted on Sep 12, 2023 in

Meet the new interns of the League of Women Voters Berkeley, Albany, and Emeryville! The LWVBAE welcomed nine new interns for the 2023-24 academic year in an orientation on Sunday, August 27th. The interns were jo...


Oppose a Constitutional Convention

Posted on Sep 04, 2023 in

When this action alert is active: August 25, 2023 to September 30, 2023 The League of Women Voters of California (LWVC) strongly opposes Governor Newsom's recent decision to seek an Article V constitutional convention...


Remembering Janet Strothman

Posted on Aug 29, 2023 in

Janet Strothman remembered the League in her will; she left us nearly $30,000, which arrived in the League office this summer. A longtime member, Janet died on September 9, 2020 at 93. Janet was an active and enthusi...


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