Update on Berkeley’s Police Oversight Efforts

Posted on March 15, 2021 in League News | comments

Berkeley’s Police Review Commission (PRC) held a special meeting on  Saturday, March 13th to highlight the need to apply now for positions on the new Police Accountability Board (PAB).  The League of Women Vo...

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The Bay Area League Requests Help

Posted on March 15, 2021 in League News | comments

The League of Women Voters of the Bay Area (LWVBA) needs volunteers!Three areas of technology need to be met. Website Tasks / Social Media Tasks / Mailchimp Tasks Please contact lwvbayarea@gmail.com...

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Conversation on the Housing Crisis

Posted on March 11, 2021 in League News | comments

Everyone concerned about the dire Housing Crisis should sign up on eventbrite to attend the free “Face the Future” event titled “Conversation on Housing” on Monday, March 29, 7 – 9 pm, by ZOOM with keynote spea...

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Community Oversight of Policing in Berkeley Webinar this Saturday, March 13th

Posted on March 11, 2021 in League News | comments

On Saturday, March 13th from 4:00 to 5:00pm, the city of Berkeley will hold a webinar to clarify the role and process for applying to the Police Accountability Board (PAB). Speakers will include Mayor Arreguin, Councilme...

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Zucked: Facebook & Destruction of Democracy

Posted on March 8, 2021 in League News | comments

Roger McNamee: Facebook, Privacy, and Creating Better Tech Policy  In recent years, Facebook, Twitter, and other social media platforms have come under increasing scrutiny for their role in spreading harmful disinfo...

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Solo Arts Heal Climate

Posted on March 7, 2021 in League News | comments

Monday, march 8th, 2021, at a virtual meeting, Gail Schickele and the MarshStream will present SOLO ARTS HEAL CLIMATE, exploring trends at the intersection of Climate Change and Performing Arts. SIGN UP HERE WITH EVENTBR...

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A Profile of Sherry Smith

Posted on March 4, 2021 in League News | comments

Growing up, Sherry Smith, current President of the League of Women Voters Bay Area (LWVBA), listened in on the local League unit meetings her mother held in the living room. Always updated on local politics from a young ...

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California Water Policy – A Report

Posted on March 2, 2021 in League News | comments

Professor Richard Frank joined the Environmental Concerns Speaker Series of the LWVBAE on February 8th to discuss an extremely relevant environmental concern: water in California. To present a thorough overview, he drew ...

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Policing Task Force & recognizing the Ohlone

Posted on February 23, 2021 in League News | comments

The Albany Social and Economic Justice Commission held a virtual meeting on February 2, 2021 to discuss the composition and goals of a planned Community Task Force on Policing, as well as whether the city of Albany shoul...

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The nominating committee LWVBAE

Posted on February 22, 2021 in League News | comments

The nominating committee is beginning their work to nominate a slate of candidates for the League of Women Voters Berkeley, Albany, Emeryville Board of Directors. These candidates will be elected to office by the League ...

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