Petition Gathering Begins for Schools and Communities First Ballot Initiative

Posted on February 22, 2018 in League News | comments

It’s official! League members can begin gathering signatures to put the historic “Schools and Communities First” measure to fix Prop. 13 on the Nov. 2018 ballot. Leaguers (l to r) Helene Lecar, Sherry Smith, Ruby M...

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Support Students For Gun Control: March for Our Lives March 24

Posted on February 20, 2018 in League News | comments

On March 24, the kids and families of March For Our Lives will take to the streets of Washington DC to demand that their lives and safety become a priority and that we end gun violence and mass shootings in our schools t...

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Richard Rothstein Speaks on How Our Government Segregated America, March 10, 1-3pm

Posted on February 19, 2018 in League News | comments

Richard Rothstein, the author of The Color Of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America, will speak at the NAACP Housing Forum,  Saturday, March 10, 2018 from 1-3pm, at the community room, Harrie...

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This Wed 21 Feb 1 pm Join Voter Services Ramping Up for Primary Election

Posted on February 19, 2018 in League News | comments

Registering young and under-represented voters is urgent.  Agree?  Then come to our Pink Tea to meet the team. The Voter Services Planning Meeting follows the tea this Wed, Feb. 21, at 1. Meeting starts at 1:30.  We w...

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LWVBAE Priorities for 2018-19

Posted on February 16, 2018 in League News | comments

Climate change, reform prop 13 campaign, and active campaigning on League supported and opposed ballot measures for the June primary and the November general election were the three action and education priorities  for ...

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Tell Your Reps: Pass the Dream Act

Posted on February 15, 2018 in League News | comments

The Senate failed to pass legislation that will affect hundreds of thousands of immigrants. Tell them to try again.  Take action: contact Congress and tell them to pass the Dream Act now! The Congress may be about to ag...

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Register High School Students to Vote in Their Classes Feb 21,27, Mar 7

Posted on February 13, 2018 in League News | comments

  Voter Registration Volunteers Needed! Feb 27 and Mar 7 The LWV, in partnership with Vote16, has registered and pre-registered 170 students to vote at Berkeley High School! We still need more volunteers to help us ...

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Changing How We Communicate — More Pix, Few Words

Posted on February 13, 2018 in League News | comments

We Leaguers love words. We’re not so good at pictures that tell stories–but we’ll have to learn.  We have to get our stories to young people, to the digital generations, who do instagram–stories ...

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Regional Government is Evolving in 2018: Housing & Transportation Fixes Proposed

Posted on February 12, 2018 in League News | comments

Hopeful optimism about Regional Government in the 9 county Bay Area diffused through 2018 Bay Area League Day hosted by the League of Women Voters of the Bay Area at Laney College on Feb. 3. The theme “Winds of Change...

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Police-Community Relationships & more: League Members Come Thurs. to Plan Our Work for 2018-19

Posted on February 12, 2018 in League News | comments

League Members: Are you interested in knowing more about policing in our cities? Come to the Program Planning Meeting on Thursday, February 15th at 7 pm to learn about a recent study by LWV Los Angeles and their new posi...

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