City Budgets During the Pandemic

Posted on April 13, 2021 in League News | comments

Just as it did at the national and state level, the COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked economic havoc on the fiscal conditions of Berkeley, Albany, and Emeryville. Beginning with a sharp decline in economic activity last Marc...

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2021 WILD AND SCENIC FILM FESTIVAL

Posted on April 11, 2021 in League News | comments

Welcome to the 2021 Wild and Scenic Film Festival, Earth Day. April 22 at 7pm. Tickets and information. The festival is hosted by Citizens Climate Lobby and this year’s co-hosts;  The David Brower C...

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Albany Policing & Berkeley Community Safety

Posted on April 11, 2021 in League News | comments

Albany Mayor Gary & Police Chief Talk Issues Albany’s webinar on Community Conversation held on March 25, 2020  had the goal to “get to know your local police department.”  Part of the time was spent ...

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Police Response to Anti-Asian Violence

Posted on April 5, 2021 in League News | comments

Over the past two weeks, the Berkeley and Albany police departments publicly condemned the recent surge in violence against the Asian American community. They have issued their action steps in response, which include ste...

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Statewide Housing Plan Survey

Posted on April 5, 2021 in League News | comments

TAKE HCD’S SURVEY BY APRIL 23 You can help shape the future of California housing by taking the Statewide Housing Plan Survey from the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) before April 2...

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Conversation on Housing

Posted on April 5, 2021 in League News | comments

Rapt attention focused on dynamic Senator Scott Wiener (D, District 11), keynote speaker at the LWVBAE “Conversation on Housing” webinar on the evening of Mar. 29, as he gave a quick history of how the Housing situat...

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Democracy Town Hall: Reimagining Policing

Posted on March 29, 2021 in League News | comments

In response to the murder of George Floyd, the Goldman School of Public Policy at UC Berkeley held a webinar on February 23rd to discuss police reform and funding. This was one of many “Reimagining Democracy” town ha...

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Food, Soils, and Agriculture

Posted on March 28, 2021 in League News | comments

Hear From a Panel of Experts about California’s Climate Smart Agriculture Programs & how you can support these efforts. Wednesday, April 21, 2021 – 12:00pm. REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT Our panelists, Nicole Leder...

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Information into Action

Posted on March 22, 2021 in League News | comments

A DISCUSSION ABOUT NEWS MEDIA, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, AND THE BAY AREA MONITOR  Monday, April 12th, 2021, 7:30-9:00 p.m.  Join Here with evenbrite. All are Welcome Alec MacDonald, editor of LWVBA’s Bay Area Monito...

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Stop Asian Hate

Posted on March 19, 2021 in League News | comments

The League of Women Voters of California condemns all xenophobic and hateful acts targeting Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities. We stand in solidarity with, and in support of AAPI communities in calli...

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