AAPI Heritage Month

Posted on May 23, 2022 in League News | comments

On October 5, 1978, President Jimmy Carter signed the Asian/Pacific American Heritage Week into public law. In 1990, the celebration was extended to a month, and during the Obama administration, was renamed the Asian Ame...

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Police Accountability Board and Director Search Update

Posted on May 16, 2022 in League News | comments

The Berkeley Police Accountability Board (PAB) reviewed Berkeley Police recommendations for commendations, provided an update on the Director of Police Accountability search, and more at their meeting on May 11th. Member...

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Erika Kunkel March 18, 1926 – March 21, 2022

Posted on May 16, 2022 in League News | comments

Erika Kunkel was long involved with the League of Women Voters. Erika and Gail Schickele were co-chairs of the LWVBAE Environmental Concerns Speaker Series founded by Gail’s mother-in-law Beth Schickele and still r...

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The June 2022 Primary

Posted on May 9, 2022 in League News | comments

Visit Voters Edge for the best, most complete source of unbiased election information. For Voters in Berkeley, Albany, and Emeryville CANDIDATES–––––––––––––––––––––––––...

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2022 Spring Giving

Posted on May 9, 2022 in League News | comments

As many of you know, The League of Women Voters of Berkeley, Albany, Emeryville (LWVBAE) is a nonpartisan, political organization that has existed for over 100 years to promote democracy and empower voters. We were creat...

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Bay Area League Biennial Convention June 4

Posted on May 8, 2022 in League News | comments

• Bay Area League Biennial Convention will be held this year on Saturday, June 4. This event is held every two years (in the alternate years, there is a “Council”). This year, the Convention will occur via ...

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Hours and Days

Posted on May 7, 2022 in League News | comments

Dear members and supporters, In the hours and then days since news broke that the US Supreme Court was poised to effectively overturn Roe vs. Wade, like many of us, I’ve found it next to impossible to not think about w...

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The League of Women Voters & the Supreme Court Leak

Posted on May 3, 2022 in League News | comments

The League of Women Voters of the United States president Dr. Deborah Turner and CEO Virginia Kase Solomón issued the following joint statement in response to the leaked Supreme Court draft opinion that would ov...

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Cal Falcons with Lynn Schofield & Sean Peterson

Posted on May 2, 2022 in League News | comments

Monday, May 9th, 2022, 7:30-9:00 p.m. All are Welcome Zoom Instructions: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/82819979765?pwd=czkvRHorSXZmWGR6R3MzbEg1N28rUT09 It’s been an unpredictable year for the Peregrine Falcons at the UC Be...

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Albany Police Accountability

Posted on May 1, 2022 in League News | comments

-Republished with corrections on May 26, 2022 During the April 4th Albany City Council meeting, a controversial new version of the resolution that would establish an Albany Policing Commission was brought before the Coun...

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