Spring Interns 2022

Posted on January 24, 2022 in League News | comments

The League’s spring internship program has officially begun! Eight new additions were added to the team this time. President Kandea Mosley, Communications Director Linda Carothers, and Housing Team Leader Greg Magofña...

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Albany Climate Committee Chooses 2022 Focus

Posted on January 24, 2022 in League News | comments

The Albany City Council Climate Action Committee met on January 19th 2022 to review their work plan and agree on priorities for 2022.  The Climate Action Committee is a technical advisory committee that advises the ...

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US Senate Fails to Advance Voting Rights Bill

Posted on January 22, 2022 in League News | comments

WASHINGTON—The League of Women Voters of the United States CEO Virginia Kase Solomón issued the following statement on the Senate vote on voting rights:  “It is shameful the US Senate was unable to move forward...

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Prospects for Police Reform in Bay Area Cities

Posted on January 17, 2022 in League News | comments

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.us/j/896...

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Racial Resentment in the Political Mind

Posted on January 17, 2022 in League News | comments

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 (University of Chi...

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Call your Senators!

Posted on January 16, 2022 in League News | comments

Call 1.833.345.2551 or the Capitol Switchboard at (202) 224-3121. On Tuesday, Senators will begin debating The Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis Act. We must now keep the pressure on by calling our senators at 1-833-345-255...

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January 6th Vigils Draw Hundreds of Thousands

Posted on January 10, 2022 in League News | comments

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 democra...

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INDEPENDENT REDISTRICTING COMMISSION Presentation January 3, 2022

Posted on January 9, 2022 in League News | comments

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”...

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Martin Luther King Jr. Annual Breakfast 2022

Posted on January 3, 2022 in League News | comments

Join (virtually) the 2022 MLK Breakfast Monday, January 17, 2022, 9 am – 10:30 am Health, Equity, and Justice is the theme for this year’s Annual Breakfast. Building Trust & Community is a prerequisite in...

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Bay Area Board Briefs 12-13-21

Posted on December 29, 2021 in League News | comments

Board Meeting of December 13, 2021 • The Bay Area League continues to seek a Communications Director to coordinate the Board’s communications tasks. The Nominations Committee chair, Ann Draper, would welcome sugg...

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