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Emeryville Special Election Candidates Forum

Posted on Oct 21, 2021 in

The candidates for the vacant seat on the Emeryville City Council will appear at our forum Tuesday October 26th 6:30-7:30pm. Register with eventbrite. Hear from both candidates who will be answering questions from our l...

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Fall Meeting: Police Oversight and Accountability

Posted on Oct 21, 2021 in

Thursday, October 28, 2021 at 7pm The League of Women Voters of Berkeley, Albany, Emeryville invites you to attend our Fall Meeting that will feature the panel discussion Police Oversight & Accountability in Berkele...

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Take a Break at The League Coffee Hour

Posted on Sep 27, 2021 in

Join LWVBAE for Coffee Hour meetups to learn about the League and League members. Coffee Hours are scheduled every Second & Fourth Tuesday of the month at 5 through Halloween! Feel free to bring the drink you pr...

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Helene Lecar Obituary

Posted on Oct 17, 2021 in

Helene Lecar, lively longtime League leader, died on Sept. 22, 2021, after several years of declining health. Helene was widely knowledgeable about local schools. She was energetic in pursuing her concerns and eager...

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Meeting the Housing Crisis

Posted on Oct 17, 2021 in

The glacial pace of meeting California’s increasingly dire housing needs, a problem recognized since 1969, seems to have quickened as Governor Newsom signed four legislative bills last week which some –...

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Bay Area Board Briefs 9-13-21

Posted on Oct 17, 2021 in

"Slack" is our newest online networking tool. In Slack, Leaguers come together in dedicated spaces called channels, which bring people and information together for any project, topic, or team. We have channels for each ...

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The Caste System of Race in America: A DEI Discussion

Posted on Oct 17, 2021 in

The LWVBAE’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Team’s goal from its creation was to try to make the League a more diverse and inclusive organization and it is continuing to do just that. The team has been holdin...

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The Healthcare Team Invites You to Learn More & Take on the Issues!

Posted on Oct 05, 2021 in

The LWVBAE Healthcare Team met on September 14th to discuss the coming year. The team plans on reaching out to local community-based organizations to invite them to have a discussion on healthcare reform. These ...

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Your part in Berkeley Redistricting

Posted on Sep 13, 2021 in

THE CITY of BERKELEY WILL BE RE-SLICED and YOU HAVE A PART IN THE CUT. Every 10 years, the Independent Redistricting Commission convenes to review Berkeley's Council district boundaries to account for shifts and chan...

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New Interns Galvanize ‘Get Out the Vote’

Posted on Sep 11, 2021 in

Cynthia Kamau, Alec White, Frances Lebowitz, and Reena Rongstock-Kramer LWVBAE’s internship program has started up once again! Orientation was held for the four new additions to the team. At this meeting was Presid...

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