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The Story of the Obamanos Coat

Posted on Jan 24, 2021 in

eventbrite January 28, 2021, 6-7pm. Register Here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-story-behind-the-obamanos-coat-tickets-133386619971 Donation requested.The Ecology Center in Berkeley, California, invites you to join ...


Set League priorities! PROGRAM PLANNING Saturday JAN 30 2pm

Posted on Jan 22, 2021 in

Our annual program planning meeting will be 2:00 to 3:30 PM, Saturday, January 30.  This is your chance to set our education and advocacy priorities for Berkeley-Albany-Emeryville and the California League.  C...


Fall interns wrap it up

Posted on Jan 21, 2021 in

Lucy Montgomery, Mattias Hoz, Rohini Chokkalingam Since early September, LWVBAE Fall Interns have been hard at work behind the scenes. During the 2020 election season, interns designed voter information literature, f...


Police Review Commission: Transition to the Police Accountability Board

Posted on Jan 17, 2021 in

Community Safety The first Berkeley Police Review Commission meeting of the year, held January 13, 2021, focused on community safety. The meeting featured a slide presentation by Fire Chief Dave Brannigan called “P...


Stepping up Participation in Local Government

Posted on Jan 24, 2021 in

Local Governments want you NOW! Two ways of answering the call to serve Alameda County and/or the Cities of Berkeley and Albany are 1) by volunteering for or being appointed to their non-elected Boards, Commissions and ...


New Year Letter from the LWVBAE President

Posted on Jan 05, 2021 in

Dear LWVBAE Members, We welcome 2021, buoyed by hopeful signs that our country has learned from events of the past 5 years how endangered our democracy has become but also what we need to do to defend it. When vo...


Valuing Our LWVBAE Members

Posted on Dec 31, 2020 in

As the New Year and a New Decade approach, the League is reinstating on this website on a yearly basis a previously longstanding custom of warmly welcoming New/Returning Members and sadly noting the passing away of ...


LWVUS calls for Immediate Removal of President Donald Trump

Posted on Jan 08, 2021 in

WASHINGTON – Thursday night, the League of Women Voters board of directors met and voted unanimously to call for the immediate removal of Donald J. Trump from the office of the President of the United States of Am...


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