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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...


Juneteenth in Berkeley and Albany!

Posted on Jun 28, 2022 in

It was a perfect day to celebrate with street festivals in Albany and Berkeley. In Berkeley it was very warm but under the League tent it was cool and breezy. We were surrounded by the marvelous smells from the fo...


The Annual Meeting Report 2022 

Posted on Jun 30, 2022 in

The Forum The topic at the LWV Berkeley Albany Emeryville 2022 Annual Meeting was “Addressing Public Safety in Berkeley, Albany, and Emeryville”.  Nancy O’Malley, District Attorney of Alameda County, opened the...


Spring Interns Gain Knowledge, Skills, and Grow with LWVBAE

Posted on Jun 27, 2022 in

The League of Women Voters of Berkeley, Albany, Emeryville’s Winter/Spring semester of the 2022 Internship Program is coming to a close. The interns gathered on June 12th for a final meeting to discuss their experi...


Albany Policing Commission

Posted on Jun 20, 2022 in

Residents of Albany are encouraged to apply for vacancies on the Policing Commission (Seven Vacancies). The Policing Commission is intended to further community participation and engagement regarding policing policy...


Bay Area Board Briefs May 16, 2022

Posted on Jun 18, 2022 in

Bay Area League Biennial Convention was held this year on Saturday, June 4. This event is held every two years (in the alternate years, there is a "Council"). This year, the Convention occurred via Zoom, virtually. A lar...


Traffic Stops

Posted on Jun 14, 2022 in

On Christmas day of 2018, shots rang out in San Jose. It was a drive-by shooting. Witnesses pointed out a white Toyota Camry to the responding police officers. The description was then broadcast over the police radio. Of...


2022 Spring Giving

Posted on May 25, 2022 in

As many of you know, The League of Women Voters of Berkeley, Albany, Emeryville (LWVBAE) is a nonpartisan, political organization that has existed for over 100 years to promote democracy and empower voters. We were creat...


The League of Women Voters & the Supreme Court Leak

Posted on May 03, 2022 in

The League of Women Voters of the United States president Dr. Deborah Turner and CEO Virginia Kase Solomón issued the following joint statement in response to the leaked Supreme Court draft opinion that would ov...


Erika Kunkel March 18, 1926 - March 21, 2022

Posted on May 16, 2022 in

Erika Kunkel was long involved with the League of Women Voters. Erika and Gail Schickele were co-chairs of the LWVBAE Environmental Concerns Speaker Series founded by Gail's mother-in-law Beth Schickele and still running...


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