Leaguers Lobby CA Legislators–Update on Key Legislation

Posted on June 12, 2017 in League News | comments

League members had a chance to lobby legislative staff directly and learn about some current proposed legislation that fits well with League policy positions. Lobby Day this year was the day before the start of the Bienn...

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LWVC CONVENTION 2017 Talks by Sec of State Alex Padilla & others Here

Posted on June 12, 2017 in League News | comments

Missed LWVC Convention? Want to review Sec of State Alex Padilla’s talk or Climate Change presentations? Take a look at the Videos shot by Ken Bukowski during the four days of the convention, June 1st through the 4...

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Wellness Center for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Talk Wed June 14 2pm

Posted on June 8, 2017 in League News | comments

Bonita House, in partnership with the City of Berkeley and Alameda County, is opening a Wellness Center at 1909 University Ave. (the old Blick Art Materials store) serving serving adults and transition age youth with men...

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Film: From the Ashes–meet the people in coal country–Thu, June 8, 7 pm

Posted on June 5, 2017 in League News | comments

Sign Up to see the film “From the Ashes” on Thursday, June 8, at 7 pm at First Congregational Church of Berkeley, 2345 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA. The Sierra Club, which is sponsoring the film, rep...

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County Human Impact Budget Hearing Wed June 7, 1:30 pm

Posted on June 5, 2017 in League News | comments

Join ALL IN and the Alameda County Board of Supervisors  on Wed., June 7, at 1:30 pm at 1221 Oak Street 5th Floor Board Chambers Oakland, to learn how federal budget changes will affect you. Join us for a discussion on ...

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Fight Back against Voter Suppression Schemes

Posted on May 23, 2017 in League News | comments

Elections are being won by small margins, which only highlights that every vote matters. But, special interests are attempting to block your vote. The League of Women Voters is committed to stopping special interests and...

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League Election Results: New President and Board

Posted on May 17, 2017 in League News | comments

The LWVBAE Officers and Board for 2017-18 elected at the Annual Meeting on May 11 will begin their terms July 1. The new officers will be: Adena Ishii, President, Christine Wenrich, Secretary, and Emily Beckhusen, Treasu...

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Sen. Alan Simpson’s Matsui Lecture on Future of American Politics Video Here

Posted on May 11, 2017 in League News | comments

“Senator Simpson is now in his mid 80’s and past expecting to run for office, so he feels free to say what is on his mind. I think members would be interested,” recommends LWVBAE President Deborah Malbe...

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July Meetings: Use Summer to Find You League Passion

Posted on May 10, 2017 in League News | comments

Find out which of our Teams appeals to you. Drop in this month and meet the people and issues we’re working on. Consult the Team pages and the calendar entries for more details–better yet, check them out in p...

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Take Action: SAVE HEALTHCARE!

Posted on May 10, 2017 in League News | comments

 Despite public opposition to repealing the Affordable Care Act, Congress is at it again. Legislation that would repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was pushed through the lower chamber this week and just like the last...

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