All Candidate Forums

Posted on August 29, 2022 in League News | comments

CITY COUNCIL, SCHOOL BOARD & OTHER CANDIDATE FORUMS, SEPT 8 THROUGH OCTOBER Voters will have the opportunity to hear local candidates introduce themselves to the community and answer important questions posed by you ...

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Climate Action on a Community Scale

Posted on August 21, 2022 in League News | comments

A webinar about empowering residents to build more resilient communities, Thursday, August 25, 2022, 2:00 – 3:00 PM. Join the Local Government Sustainable Energy Coalition (LGSEC) and the California Climate and Energy ...

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August 26: Women’s (In)equality Day

Posted on August 15, 2022 in League News | comments

August 26, the anniversary of the certification of the 19th amendment, is often known as Women’s Equality Day. Yet with our voting and reproductive rights under attack, women are still not equal in our democracy. T...

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Coffee Hour

Posted on August 15, 2022 in League News | comments

Tuesday, October 11th, 5 to 6 PM, will be our next in this year’s Meet and Greet series. Meet League members, learn about the League’s political priorities, discuss League activities, and think about where yo...

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It’s Time to Join Voter Service 2022!

Posted on August 15, 2022 in League News | comments

Weekly Voter Service Team meetings are scheduled, 5:30-6:30 PM on Fridays. This Friday we will be prepping for National Voter Registration Day, Tuesday, September 20th! Join us where we will all learn about and map ou...

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City of Albany and the Housing Crisis

Posted on August 15, 2022 in League News | comments

The City of Albany is in the process of updating the Housing Element section of the City’s General Plan, and requests your input. The working draft of the Housing Element is available for Albany residents to review her...

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Not Going Quietly

Posted on August 13, 2022 in League News | comments

The League of Women Voters of Berkeley, Albany, and Emeryville (LWVBAE) and co-sponsors invite you to join us for the second event in the series “Our US Healthcare System: Facing the Challenges and Bucking the Odds.”...

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Native American Women and the Suffrage Movement

Posted on August 8, 2022 in League News | comments

Introduced by the League of Women Voters President, Dr. Deborah Turner, historian Sally Roesch Wagner talks about the Women’s suffrage movement and the role of native American women in it. She also unveils the unse...

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WHAT HAPPENED IN KANSAS

Posted on August 6, 2022 in League News | comments

On Aug. 2, 2022, Kansas was the first state in the nation to vote on the issue of abortion since the Supreme Court of the United States overturned Roe v. Wade on June 24. THE AMENDMENT The amendment to their state consti...

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Fighting Voter Suppression

Posted on August 2, 2022 in League News | comments

Pam Gaskin, a member of the League of Women Voters of Houston, has been voting by mail for years without incident. This year, she almost missed the deadline — because her application for a mail-in ballot was rejected t...

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