One Step Closer to Restoring Voting Rights for 50,000 residents

Posted on July 16, 2019 in League News | comments

BERKELEY – The League of Women Voters of California, and other Free the Vote Coalition members, announced progress in the campaign to restore voting rights to California parolees on July 10. ACA 6, a constitutional ame...

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Berkeley Joins Cities Across the U.S. to Protest Horrific Conditions at the Border

Posted on July 16, 2019 in League News | comments

BERKELEY – Amid chants and signs to “Close the Camps,” hundreds gathered at Civic Center Park on Saturday in solidarity with demonstrators across the nation protesting horrific conditions at migrant detention cente...

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Albany Seeks Public Comment on Climate Action and Adaptation Plan by July 19

Posted on July 15, 2019 in League News | comments

The Albany City Council is seeking input by July 19th from Albany residents on the newly developed Draft Climate Action and Adaptation Plan, which is available for public review. One can participate by completing the sur...

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The New Board 2019-2020

Posted on July 9, 2019 in League News | comments

President-Ruby MacDonald Ruby MacDonald has enjoyed working with the Climate, Voter Services and Civics Education/Prop. 13 Reform Teams of LWVBAE at different times for the last 5 years. She is a retired research biochem...

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Interns Join the League

Posted on July 9, 2019 in League News | comments

On June 23, our League welcomed its first ever group of high school interns at an orientation event hosted by League board members Adena Ishii (outgoing president), Kandea Mosley (deputy director), Linda Carothers (web m...

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Whale of a Time at 2019 LWVC Convention in Pasadena!

Posted on July 8, 2019 in League News | comments

Powered by a tidal wave of 21 caucuses, 15 workshops and 5 plenary sessions, advancing 5 LWVC Issues for Emphasis for 2019-2021 [Making Democracy Work, Schools and Communities First! (Prop.13 Reform) campaign, Climate Ch...

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Juneteenth 2019 with the League

Posted on June 25, 2019 in League News | comments

Hundreds turned out on Saturday, June 16th to enjoy a beautiful 2019 Juneteenth celebration in Berkeley’s Lorin District on Father’s Day. To maximize participation at Berkeley’s official commemoration of when the...

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U.S. League and Local Representatives Respond to Border Crisis

Posted on June 24, 2019 in League News | comments

BERKELEY – In response to the horrific conditions at migrant detention centers that continue to be reported, The League of Women Voters of the United States and local Congresswoman Barbara Lee have called for immediate...

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Spring Donations 2019

Posted on June 12, 2019 in League News | comments

Dear Friends of the League, We’d like to recognize  members who gave during the LWVBAE Spring Fundraising Campaign!  We couldn’t do any of our painstaking work here and across the country, empowering and educating ...

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Training for Schools and Communities First Presenters

Posted on May 27, 2019 in League News | comments

You can become part of the Schools and Communities First campaign by joining the Presenter training on Sat. Aug. 10, which will begin at 10 am and last for about one hour at the League office, 2530 San Pablo in Berkeley....

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