The State League Cosponsors The Racial Justice Act

Posted on March 31, 2020 in League News | comments

The League of Women Voters of California has cosponsored Assembly Bill 2200, or the California Racial Justice Act, which aims to eliminate racial and ethnic discrimination in California’s justice system. The bill was i...

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The Latest Action Team  Updates

Posted on March 31, 2020 in League News | comments

Homelessness & Affordable Housing: Volunteer Charlotte Wheeler and Action Team Intern Kai Kai Spencer are tracking the implementation of Measures O & P, which were passed in Berkeley two years ago. There are comm...

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Climate Justice for Future Generations

Posted on March 24, 2020 in League News | comments

Two weeks ago, on Thursday, March 12, the National League, represented in this case by Crag Law Center, filed an amicus brief in the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in the case of Juliana v. US. The case was or...

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Environmental Concerns Speaker Series Canceled

Posted on March 24, 2020 in League News | comments

The Environmental Concerns Speaker Series meetings are canceled for April and May of 2020. April 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of earth day so we should all mark this important milestone by reading a relevant book. One...

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“Ask-a-Mentor”Event at Berkeley Technology Academy (B-Tech)

Posted on March 22, 2020 in League News | comments

Partnering with teacher Jesse Sclafani, LWVBAE organized an “Ask-a-Mentor”Event at Berkeley Technology Academy (B-Tech) on Mar. 5 from 10 am to noon for Government/Social Studies students to meet and interact with fo...

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League Leaders and Interns Mix It Up

Posted on March 17, 2020 in League News | comments

League leaders and interns convened in February at the League office on San Pablo Avenue in Berkeley to share updates, and hear a presentation by Action Director Jinky Gardner and Director Adena Ishii about voter educati...

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Flatten the Curve

Posted on March 17, 2020 in League News | comments

The LWVBAE Board stepped up to meet the COVID-19 crisis by “social distancing” last Monday, 3/16, at its first ever Board meeting by virtual teleconferencing! All 8 Board members – Bay Area League Representative Ke...

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The National League Sends a Memo to Congress

Posted on March 15, 2020 in League News | comments

March 13, 2020 To: Members of the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate From: Virginia Kase, Chief Executive Officer Re: Assistance for Families, Communities, and Workers due to COVID-19 Dear Representatives and ...

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Albany Climate Action Committee Updates Plan

Posted on March 10, 2020 in League News | comments

ALBANY, CA—Two months into the implementation phase of the Climate Action and Adaptation Plan (CAAP), staff presented an update of their progress to the Climate Action Committee and to the public. Around seven people a...

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Student & Supportive Housing in People’s Park

Posted on March 9, 2020 in League News | comments

Homelessness & Affordable Housing is a local priority for the League of Women Voters Berkeley Albany Emeryville in 2020-2021. UC Berkeley Introduces a Plan to Develop Student & Supportive Housing in People’s Pa...

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