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Call your Senators!

Posted on Jan 16, 2022 in

1-833-345-2551 ACT NOW-Call you Senators for the Freedom to Vote Act & John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act!For months, the League of Women Voters and our civil rights partners have been calling on our leade...

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Racial Resentment in the Political Mind

Posted on Jan 17, 2022 in

Thursday, January 27, 2022 • 4:00pm–5:00pm Watch here at the time of the event. “I’m not a racist, but…”  In their new book, Racial Resentment in the Political Mind (Univer...

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Prospects for Police Reform in Bay Area Cities

Posted on Jan 17, 2022 in

Monday, January 24, 2022, 10:30 AM New Perspectives from the Cities of Richmond, Oakland and BerkeleyAn Ashby Village Elder Action Event Co-Sponsored by Berkeley Friends Meeting Zoom Webina rhttps://us02web.zoom.u...

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January 6th Vigils Draw Hundreds of Thousands

Posted on Jan 11, 2022 in

League of Women Voters of Berkeley, Albany, Emeryville (LWVBAE) members and supporters joined hundreds of thousands across the country on January 6, 2022 - during a critical month of organizing for American democracy - ...

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Membership Renewal & Giving Season

Posted on Dec 29, 2021 in

Dear League Members and Supporters, Thank you for being a member of the League of Women Voters of Berkeley, Albany, Emeryville. Your dedication to our mission and support makes our ongoing work possible. Our L...

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INDEPENDENT REDISTRICTING COMMISSION Presentation January 3, 2022

Posted on Jan 10, 2022 in

I've been asked to briefly describe the work of Berkeley's Independent Redistricting Commission and its progress to date. First, let me give you a little history of what we lovingly call the "IRC". In 2015, th...

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Board Supports Updating LWVUS Healthcare Position

Posted on Dec 28, 2021 in

On December 6, 2021, LWVBAE voted to support adding the LWV-NYS proposal to the agenda for the 2022 LWVUS convention. The proposal would update the LWVUS national healthcare policy position, which was adopted in 1993. T...

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American Democracy in Crisis

Posted on Dec 15, 2021 in

American democracy is in crisis. Barton Gellman goes in-depth in this special edition of The Atlantic that raises the alarm, describing in painstaking detail the authoritarian shift in our politics and the dismantling o...

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