Albany Climate Action Committee New Year Updates

Posted on February 22, 2021 in League News | comments

The Albany Climate Action Committee had their first meeting of the new year late last month in which attendees received updates on current projects and members were voted into new positions.  Within the updates port...

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Racism: A Public Health Crisis

Posted on February 15, 2021 in League News | comments

On February 18th, The League of Women Voters Diablo Valley is hosting a panel discussion focused on Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors’ recently approved resolution declaring “Racism as a Public Health Crisis...

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Program Planning Report

Posted on February 15, 2021 in League News | comments

LWVBAE’s annual Program Planning meeting took on a new format this year, in which over 25 Zoom attendees presented and voted on what issues should be prioritized at the local and state level Leagues. Issues such as...

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Kiss the Ground

Posted on February 9, 2021 in League News | comments

The Climate Team urges you to watch Kiss the Ground, an inspiring Netflix documentary discussing regenerative agriculture practices and necessary action to save one of our planet’s most precious resources, soil. ...

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Homeland Security in a Post-Trump Era Discussion

Posted on February 8, 2021 in League News | comments

Having recently entered the White House, the Biden-Harris administration faces a potent mix of threats to national security. On February 4, 2020 the UC Berkeley Goldman School of Public Policy held a virtual conversation...

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POLICE REVIEW COMMISSION Focuses on Police Transparency 1/27/2021

Posted on February 8, 2021 in League News | comments

The Police Review Commission (PRC) meeting on January 27th mainly focused on reviewing the language of the “Controlled Equipment Ordinance” to ensure Berkeley Police Department (BPD) is transparent about its use of l...

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Equity in Action

Posted on February 4, 2021 in League News | comments

BAY AREA LEAGUE DAY 2021 Saturday, March 6, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm Via Zoom The League of Women Voters confirmed its support for diversity, equity, and inclusion principles during its national convention last June.Have...

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Martin Kellar Outlines Energy Transition needed by 2050

Posted on February 1, 2021 in League News | comments

Dr. Martin Kellar,  Director of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and President of the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, joined the National League of Women Voters on January 19th to discuss the status ...

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New Healthcare Team Meets February 9

Posted on January 30, 2021 in League News | comments

The re-emerging LWVBAE Healthcare Team welcomes you all to its first ZOOM meeting Tuesday, February 9, 7-9pm! Zoom invite: https://zoom.us/j/92048008986 The new members are Hank Abrons MD, Ursula Rolfe MD, and Becky Step...

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California Water Policy in the Biden Era

Posted on January 27, 2021 in League News | comments

Zoom link:  https://zoom.us/j/97743440252 Monday, February 8th, 2021, 7:30-9:00 p.m. Rick Frank, Professor of Environmental Practice and Director, California Environmental Law and Policy Center, UC Davis will give a tal...

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