Medicare Privatized!

Posted on July 25, 2022 in League News | comments

Are you concerned that Medicare is being privatized? The LWVBAE Healthcare Team invites community members to attend our Zoom meeting on Tuesday, August 9th from 7 PM to 8 PM to learn: How hedge funds and other financial ...

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Berkeley Environment and Climate Commission Will Give Key Updates

Posted on July 21, 2022 in League News | comments

The city of Berkeley’s Environment and Climate Commission is meeting to discuss and act on key issues at 5 pm on Wednesday, July 27, 2022. See the Zoom link and the important discussion and action items on the agen...

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League of Women Voters Welcomes Bipartisan Action on the Electoral Count Act

Posted on July 21, 2022 in League News | comments

WASHINGTON — Today the League of Women Voters of the United States CEO Virginia Kase Solomón issued the following statement in response to the Senate’s bipartisan deal on the Electoral Count Reform Act: “We ar...

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Past President Ora Huth Dies at 100

Posted on July 18, 2022 in League News | comments

Ora Huth, a past president of both the League of Women Voters of Berkeley in 1965-66 and one of the founders and a past president of the League of Women Voters of the Bay Area, died in Woodland Hills, CA on June 22, 2022...

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Privatization of Medicare is a Looming Danger

Posted on July 18, 2022 in League News | comments

All League members are invited to attend the LWVC Healthcare Interest Group Zoom meeting on Tuesday, July 26 from 7:00 to 7:45 PM when Dr. Ana Malinow will explain how Medicare is being privatized and how it must be prot...

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Berkeley and Emeryville Food Pantry Service 

Posted on July 17, 2022 in League News | comments

The Berkeley Mobile Food Pantry is a service to feed community members and seniors in Emeryville and around the Bay Area. This service is organized by City Team, a religious organization that works in cities across the n...

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The Status of LGBTQIA+ Rights in the US

Posted on July 11, 2022 in League News | comments

This is a blog written by Meghan Browder for the national League of Women Voters celebrating Pride Month in June. It covers Recent Anti-LGBTQIA+ legislation, Legal Efforts to Protect LGBTQIA+ Rights, and How You Can Stan...

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Bay Area Board Briefs June 20, 2022 Meeting

Posted on July 10, 2022 in League News | comments

• Melissa Breach, member of the LWVUS Board, and Co-Chair of the LWVUS League Structure Task Force, was a guest presenter at the meeting. She spoke broadly about the direction of the League and how most of the changes ...

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LWVUS Convention 22, A Call to Action

Posted on July 6, 2022 in League News | comments

Sunday, June 26th concluded the 55th League of Women Voters of the United States (LWVUS) National Convention. This was the League’s first hybrid Convention, with 1000+ members from all 50 states joining both virtua...

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What the June 7th Election Means

Posted on July 5, 2022 in League News | comments

As of the 2020 census, the population of Alameda County, where we live and vote, was 1,682,353. We have 939,402 registered voters. 32.80 % of those voters cast ballots in the June 7th Primary Election. We have our work i...

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