Stop Redirection of Homeless funds

Posted on June 29, 2020 in League News | comments

Mayor Arreguín and City Council By email and hand Re: Use of Measure P funds Dear Mayor and Members of the City Council, On June 10, 2020, at a Special Meeting of the Homeless Services Panel of Experts (HSPE), Deputy Ci...

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National League Convention Report

Posted on June 29, 2020 in League News | comments

The resounding slogan “Women Power the Vote for 100 Years” of the 54th Biennial and first virtual LWVUS Convention energized Leaguers present at a peak attendance of 1,749 at the Plenary Session June 25 – 27, 2020!...

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League Action Overview

Posted on June 22, 2020 in League News | comments

Homelessness and Affordable Housing: Charlotte Wheeler and intern Kai Kai Spencer continue to track the implementation of Berkeley Measures O & P. City of Berkeley commissions have started to meet again online. On Ma...

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Police Review Commission And Use of Force Policy

Posted on June 20, 2020 in League News | comments

Police Review Commission gets the go ahead from Berkeley City Councilmembers for the Use of Force Policy. LWVBAE members have been attending Berkeley’s Police Review Commission (PRC) meetings since before the Winter Ho...

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Virtual convention caucuses free to observers

Posted on June 16, 2020 in League News | comments

Convention Observer registration closed June 17 but you can still register for most Convention Caucuses and Information Sessions that occur Monday June 22 through Wednesday June 24. The National League has recently opene...

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Climate Change Team Meeting Report

Posted on June 13, 2020 in League News | comments

On May 19th the Climate Change Team held a  meeting centered around a presentation by Eric Arens and the City of Berkeley’s potential Climate Action Fund. Eric displayed a modified version of a presentation on cli...

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Rekindling a conversation about health care

Posted on June 9, 2020 in League News | comments

It has been a long time since LWVBAE has held a conversation on health care. The issue is particularly relevant at a time when lives and communities have been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Besides exposing vulnerab...

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Shape Another Fruitful Year for Our League!

Posted on June 8, 2020 in League News | comments

Dear LWVBAE Supporter and/or Member, COVID-19 strikes again – metaphorically! Our League is pivoting from its traditional letter on paper for its Spring Fund Raising Drive to an electronic letter. We are taking this st...

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Annual Meeting Report

Posted on June 8, 2020 in League News | comments

Thanks to the ZOOM management expertise of Board Director Kandea Mosley, Treasurer Cynthia Chen and LWVBAE intern and Albany High graduate Karanina (Laszlo) Zim, the League’s first virtual Annual Meeting was a great su...

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Our national League’s stand against systemic racism

Posted on May 30, 2020 in League News News Archive | comments

The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Team of the League of Women Voters of Berkeley, Albany, Emeryville thanks our national League for standing against systemic racism in its myriad forms. We too mourn the incomprehensib...

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