Loni Hancock: How to Do a Protest Right

Posted on April 28, 2017 in League News | comments

Loni Hancock, former State Senator and former two-term mayor of Berkeley, wrote an op-ed for the SF Chronicle in February that we thought members would find helpful. She strongly defended free speech and assembly rights....

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How to Use the New LWVC Climate Action Policy

Posted on April 28, 2017 in League News | comments

As we join Climate Marches and watch as protections for the climate and environment are rolled back, here are some links with good ideas and information on how to use the new LWVC Climate Action Policy. National Toolkit ...

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Action Team Meeting Thurs, April 27, 7 pm

Posted on April 24, 2017 in League News | comments

All Teams must be represented at this Action Meeting and/or send report; all League members welcome to learn what our League Teams are doing. Agenda Below.  A link to the National Institute for Civil Discourse Discussio...

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Sign Up Now for Supper at Annual Spring Meeting Thurs, May 11

Posted on April 21, 2017 in League News | comments

Thursday, May 11 is the Annual Spring Meeting of LWVBAE. This biggest local event of the year, it has 3 parts: Optional Dinner and Social Time Panel Discussion on Housing Issues by the local area Mayors. Details here. Le...

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Making Democracy Work Team: Tues, April 27, 7 pm

Posted on April 20, 2017 in League News | comments

Are you frustrated with the increasing polarity and anger in politics? Even fearful that the give-and-take necessary for our democracy is fading? Our new “Making Democracy Work” team wants to do something about it. ...

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Thur, Apr 19, Third Thurs. Happy Hour 4:30-6p; Immigrants for Sale Film 7 pm

Posted on April 19, 2017 in League News | comments

Thurs, April, 19, 4:30-6 pm the League continues it Third Thursday Happy Hour at Revival Bar and Kitchen 2102 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley Members and non-members come get to know us. Socialize with members, learn more about t...

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LWVUS Update: Lobby Congress Now During their Break; Letters to Editors

Posted on April 13, 2017 in League News | comments

The next two weeks are Congressional Recess, but it’s no time for a break. This is the time for us to meet with our members of Congress, make calls, send emails and submit letters to the editor on pressing issues. Hous...

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Prop 13 Reform at Legislature, LWVC Convention: New Update

Posted on April 11, 2017 in League News | comments

LWVBAE Caucus on “Fix Prop. 13” at State Convention! LWVBAE’s Civics Ed/Reform Prop. 13 Team will present its caucus titled “Fix Prop. 13” on Friday, June 2, at 9 PM at the 2017 State Convention in Sacramen...

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Mayors Arreguin, Donahue and McQuaid On Housing at May 11 Annual Meeting

Posted on April 10, 2017 in League News | comments

Our Mayoral speakers have all worked on housing and planning issues in many and varied settings. Their range of experience and knowledge should make for an enlightening discussion at our May 11 Annual Spring Meeting. [Se...

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Thus, May 11, Spring Annual Meeting: save this date

Posted on April 10, 2017 in League News | comments

The Mayors of our three cities will speak on a panel about housing issues at our Spring meeting the evening of Thurs, May 11, at the Chinese Community Church on Action St–a new location for us. Please put this date...

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