Fall interns wrap it up

Posted on January 19, 2021 in League News | comments

Since early September, LWVBAE Fall Interns have been hard at work behind the scenes. During the 2020 election season, interns designed voter information literature, facilitated candidate forums for local races and ran th...

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Zero Carbon Retreat!

Posted on January 18, 2021 in League News | comments

You’re Invited to Redwood Energy’s 10th Zero Carbon Retreat! Thursday January 21st and Friday January 22nd 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM (PCT). Register today via Zoom, free of charge. https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/regist...

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Local Governments Want You NOW!

Posted on January 17, 2021 in League News | comments

Local Governments want you NOW! Two ways of answering the call to serve Alameda County and/or the Cities of Berkeley and Albany are 1) by volunteering for or being appointed to their non-elected Boards, Commissions and C...

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Police Review Commission: Transition to the Police Accountability Board

Posted on January 17, 2021 in League News | comments

Community Safety The first Berkeley Police Review Commission meeting of the year, held January 13, 2021, focused on community safety. The meeting featured a slide presentation by Fire Chief Dave Brannigan called “Publi...

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SEt League priorities! PROGRAM PLANNING Saturday JAN 30 2pm

Posted on January 12, 2021 in League News | comments

Our annual program planning meeting will be at 2:00 PM, Saturday, January 30.  This is your chance to set our education and advocacy priorities for Berkeley-Albany-Emeryville and the California League.  Come join us on...

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Renewable Energy Research and Capacity in the US

Posted on January 11, 2021 in League News | comments

The League of Women Voters U.S. Climate Team, Renewable Energy Group, invites you to attend a presentation by Dr. Martin Keller on January 19, 2021 at 9:00 am PST. Dr. Keller is director of the National Renewable Energy ...

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LWVUS calls for Immediate Removal of President Donald Trump

Posted on January 8, 2021 in League News | comments

WASHINGTON – Thursday night, the League of Women Voters board of directors met and voted unanimously to call for the immediate removal of Donald J. Trump from the office of the President of the United States of America...

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Martin Luther King jr Celebration

Posted on January 5, 2021 in League News | comments

Monday, January 18, 2021 at 9:00 to 10:00 am there will be a virtual Celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. This year’s theme is Black Lives Matter. 2020 has been a year of major upheaval and change. It has asked us...

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New Year Letter from the LWVBAE President

Posted on January 5, 2021 in League News | comments

Dear LWVBAE Members, We welcome 2021, buoyed by hopeful signs that our country has learned from events of the past 5 years how endangered our democracy has become but also what we need to do to defend it. When voters wer...

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Using AB 2542 to fight racism & discrimination in the court system

Posted on January 4, 2021 in League News | comments

The Racial Justice Act (RJA) AB 2542 was signed by Governor Newsom on September 30, 2020.  As it impacts our courts beginning January 1, 2021, the Coalition for Women Prisoners held a zoom training on how to use the...

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