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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Bay Area League Day 2020

Posted on March 3, 2020 in League News | comments

By Nancy Bickel, LWVBAE Communications Team Speakers  at 2020’s Bay Area League Day were far more diverse than any previous League Day in the twenty or more years that I’ve been attending. I was so delighted to ...

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ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERNS HOSTS THE GROUPS: 10 POWER AND EXTINCTION REBELLION

Posted on March 2, 2020 in League News | comments

On Monday, March 9th, 7:30-9:00pm at Albany Community Center, 1249 Marin Ave., Albany (a new meeting place). The Environmental Concerns Speaker Series brings us Sandra Kwak who will discuss a social enterprise and a glob...

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