The January 6th Vigil Report

Posted on January 23, 2023 in League News | comments

On January 6th, 2023, the League of Women Voters of Berkeley, Albany, Emeryville and Alameda County Leagues hosted a sundown vigil in remembrance of the 2021 insurrection. Leagues throughout California cohosted this even...

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Know Your Rights

Posted on January 23, 2023 in League News | comments

Hosted by League of Women Voters California and the First Amendment Coalition Tuesday, January 31, 2023, 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM First Amendment Coalition’s open-government experts will provide an in-depth presentation on ...

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A Discussion on Homelessness in Alameda County

Posted on January 22, 2023 in League News | comments

Thursday, January 26, 2023 5:30 PM – 6:45 PM, Online With more than 8,000 people experiencing homelessness in Alameda County each night, the commitment to addressing homelessness is a top priority for our county, c...

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Berkeley’s Housing Element

Posted on January 17, 2023 in League News | comments

Wednesday, January 18, 2023, Berkeley City Council will hold a special meeting to approve the 2023-2031 Housing Element Update. This marks the culmination of an 18-month process to inform and develop an eight-year plan f...

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‘National Day of Racial Healing’ Town Halls Jan. 17

Posted on January 17, 2023 in League News | comments

NEW YORK/MIAMI – January 17, 2023: MSNBC and Noticias Telemundo will host town halls today, at 7 and 4 PM PST, respectively, on National Day of Racial Healing, January 17, 2023. The live studio audience events, sponsor...

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Ed Roberts Day 2023

Posted on January 16, 2023 in League News | comments

There will be an Ed Roberts Day Celebration Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023, 9:00 am – 6:00 pm at the Ed Roberts Campus, 3075 Adeline, Berkeley, CA 94703, 510.225.6300. Info@edrobertscampus.org Ed Roberts was born on January 2...

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LWVC Series on Housing & Homelessness

Posted on January 16, 2023 in League News | comments

The League of Women Voters of California has produced a series of six webinar videos on housing and homelessness. The first is a 3 second title for the series. In the second you find a simple explanation of the method of...

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TIMOTHY BURROUGHS ON STOPWASTE AND SB 1383

Posted on January 16, 2023 in League News | comments

Timothy Burroughs, the Executive Director of StopWaste, introduced the public agency to Environmental Concerns Speaker Series attendees on November 14th, 2022. He discussed the Organics Reduction and Recycling Ordinance ...

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Berkeley Municipal Code for Biased Discrimination Calls to Police

Posted on January 16, 2023 in League News | comments

Berkeley City Council passed an Ordinance on November 3, 2022 which prohibits discriminatory reports to law enforcement. Quote from Chapter 13.09.020 (a) and (b): a. It shall be unlawful to knowingly make a false or fr...

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11 Ways the League Protected Democracy in 2022

Posted on January 8, 2023 in League News | comments

1. Protected 17.7 Million Voters with Legal Action. 2. Shared Voting Resources with 23+ Million People. 3. Demanded Sex and Gender Equity. 4. Implemented Fair Congressional Map. 5. Wrote Our Representatives . 6. Register...

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