Reform Prop 13 eligible for 2020 ballot!

Posted on October 17, 2018 in League News | comments

We’re Ecstatic! Give it up for everyone making the Reform Prop. 13 “Schools And Communities First” state constitutional amendment eligible for the Nov. 2020 ballot!  LWVC President Helen Hutchison e-mailed this mi...

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Indigenous Peoples Day Pow Wow 10-18

Posted on October 10, 2018 in League News | comments

Great pride and enthusiasm buoyed everyone attending the 25th Indigenous Peoples Day Pow Wow and Indian Market at Berkeley’s Civic Center Park last October 8. Tented booths, selling indigenous clothing, jewelry, toys, ...

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O & P: Mayor Jesse Arreguin Will Talk This Thursday, Oct 11, 7 pm

Posted on October 8, 2018 in League News | comments

These two Berkeley measures will be discussed at the Bay Area Children’s Theatre Osher Studio, 2055 Center Street Berkeley, Thursday October 11, 2018, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. The League of Women Voters of Berkeley, Alban...

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Assembly District 15 Forum a Fantastic Success: big audience; lively answers

Posted on October 3, 2018 in League News | comments

KQED reporter and producer Guy Marzorati moderated the lively hour and a half-long debate between Jovanka Beckles and Buffy Wickes at the Berkeley High Community Auditorium on Tuesday night. Both candidates are knowledge...

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Climate Coup for CA Teachers and State Employees

Posted on October 2, 2018 in League News | comments

Climate change is upending the traditional understanding of “fiduciary duty” for institutional investors. In addition to considering climate-related financial risk to their portfolios, pension fund managers a...

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Walk For Measures O&P

Posted on October 2, 2018 in League News | comments

The canvasing effort will take place Saturday, October 27 at 10:00 AM and Sunday, October 28 at 4:00 PM. Learn more at https://tinyurl.com/WalkforOandP. The League of Women Voters of Berkeley, Albany, Emeryville is proud...

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School Board Candidates Forum–Berkeley PTA

Posted on September 30, 2018 in League News | comments

THE BERKELEY PTA COUNCIL INVITES YOU TO A FORUM WITH THE SCHOOL BOARD CANDIDATES Wednesday, October 3rd, 6.30-8.30 Longfellow Middle School, 1500 Derby St, Berkeley, CA Did you know that three of the School Board’s fi...

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Senate Must Delay Vote on Kavanaugh

Posted on September 28, 2018 in League News | comments

LWV President Chris Carson’s Calls League Members to Action. She writes as follows: The Senate Judiciary Committee’s hearing was an appalling display of inequity for women’s voices. For far too long, American w...

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Candidate Forum Videos Nov. 2018 Election

Posted on September 19, 2018 in League News | comments

Berkeley District 1 Forum September 18, 2018.   Berkeley District 4 Forum September 19, 2018.   Berkeley District 7 Forum September 19, 2018.   Berkeley District 8 Forum September 19, 2018.   Albany C...

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How to “Green” the Transportation Sector!

Posted on September 16, 2018 in League News | comments

About 150 “green transportation” aficionados enthusiastically welcomed keynote speaker 19th District Assembly Member Phil Ting at the second session organized by UC Davis Institute of Transportation of a transportati...

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