Albany Community Task Force on Policing: Final Meeting

Posted on February 21, 2022 in League News | comments

After nine months of collaboration, the members of the Albany Community Task Force on Policing met for their last discussion on Tuesday, February 15th. The focus of the Task Force’s meeting was finalizing their Public ...

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Final Berkeley Redistricting Meeting

Posted on February 17, 2022 in League News | comments

The final map, which has been chosen, will be officially adopted Wednesday, March 16, 6:00 pm. A link to the meeting will be posted here when the Independent Redistricting Committee supplies one. At that time you can see...

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What Happened at Program Planning

Posted on February 15, 2022 in League News | comments

Despite Super Bowl Sunday festivities, about 17 League members turned up on February 13th to participate in Program Planning where political issues for emphasis locally and nationally were voted upon by members. National...

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Black History Month: Port Chicago

Posted on February 13, 2022 in League News | comments

On July 17, 1944, 320 Black sailors were killed in an explosion, the largest disaster on the American mainland during World War II. This happened right here in Port Chicago, Contra Costa County, east of Martinez on on Su...

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Albany Community Task Force on Policing: Mental Health Crisis Response

Posted on February 12, 2022 in League News | comments

In recent years, the police response to mental health crises has emerged as a critical issue. On Monday, Jan. 31, members of the Albany Community Task Force on Policing heard a presentation about the current problems in ...

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National Resources Defense Council’s Work on Biodiversity

Posted on February 5, 2022 in League News | comments

Monday, Feb 14, 2022, 7:30-9:00 p.m. All are Welcome! Join using this Zoom link: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/86718665413 National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) Kari Birdseye, Strategic Communications Manager Kari’s p...

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Police Accountability Board – Director Search

Posted on February 3, 2022 in League News | comments

A year ago it was determined that the Police Review Commission should be replaced with the stronger more effective Police Accountability Board with a paid director. The new board would be formed by July 1st 2021 and the ...

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Bay Area Board Briefs 1-17-22

Posted on February 2, 2022 in League News | comments

• Bay Area League Day will be held February 19, fully remotely via Zoom, from 10:00 am to 2:30 pm. The theme is “Solving for Housing”. The event will take a holistic look at land-use planning involved in pl...

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Police Accountability Board: Policies For Use of Injections

Posted on January 31, 2022 in League News | comments

Among the range of topics covered at Berkeley’s Police Accountability Board meeting January 26, 2022, was the issue of police conduct during an arrest, including the use of injections without the suspect’s consent. B...

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Bay Area League Day 2022 – Solving for Housing

Posted on January 30, 2022 in League News | comments

February 19, 10:00 am – 2:30 pm. Register here. The Nexus of Housing Policy and Climate Policy: Creating a More Resilient Bay Area Recognizing that Bay Area is in the midst of a severe housing shortage and climate cris...

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