LWVUS Update: Lobby Congress Now During their Break; Letters to Editors

Posted on April 13, 2017 in League News | comments

The next two weeks are Congressional Recess, but it’s no time for a break. This is the time for us to meet with our members of Congress, make calls, send emails and submit letters to the editor on pressing issues. Hous...

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Prop 13 Reform at Legislature, LWVC Convention: New Update

Posted on April 11, 2017 in League News | comments

LWVBAE Caucus on “Fix Prop. 13” at State Convention! LWVBAE’s Civics Ed/Reform Prop. 13 Team will present its caucus titled “Fix Prop. 13” on Friday, June 2, at 9 PM at the 2017 State Convention in Sacramen...

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Mayors Forum On Housing at May 11 Annual Meeting

Posted on April 10, 2017 in League News | comments

Leaders of our three cities discussed a range of housing issues at the Mayors Forum on Housing on May 11. Mayor Jesse Arreguin of Berkeley and Mayor Scott Donohue of Emeryville were joined by Albany Vice Mayor Nick Pilch...

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Thus, May 11, Spring Annual Meeting: save this date

Posted on April 10, 2017 in League News | comments

The Mayors of our three cities will speak on a panel about housing issues at our Spring meeting the evening of Thurs, May 11, at the Chinese Community Church on Action St–a new location for us. Please put this date...

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T1 Infrastructure Planning for Berkeley Sat. Apr.8 10am

Posted on April 6, 2017 in League News | comments

Want to make suggestions or learn about plans about how the City of Berkeley will spend $100 million to improve existing city infrastructure and facilities? Come to the meeting this Saturday, April 8, from 10 am to noon ...

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Challenging Tasks for Program Team: Check Them Out

Posted on April 6, 2017 in League News | comments

Our new Program Coordinator Jessica Powell is looking for volunteers for the following challenging and interesting positions. Volunteer Coordinator – Contact and schedule volunteers to staff LWV events. This position ...

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NEW MEMBERS–COME TO ANNUAL MEETING MAY 11 5 PM

Posted on April 5, 2017 in League News | comments

Haven’t found your passion in the League yet? We won’t be holding our usual first Saturday afternoon New Member Social in May–So come to Annual Meeting instead– see the story on our home page. Tre...

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Join the New Equality Team!

Posted on April 5, 2017 in League News | comments

The Berkeley, Albany, Emeryville Chapter of the LWV is currently exploring interest in establishing a new Gender Equality and Social Inclusion Team. Jessica Powell, with international experience in gender equality issue...

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Join the Climate March! April 29, in Oakland, 11 am & More

Posted on April 2, 2017 in League News | comments

On April 29, people will join together in marches across the U.S. to show our support for climate science and the need for action on climate change. The League of Women Voters is a co-sponsor of the primary march in Was...

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DiCaprio Climate Film & Climate Action Expo Fri Apr 21 6:30pm

Posted on April 1, 2017 in League News | comments

Leonardo DiCaprio asks  “what is our future in the face of climate change” in his film, Before the Flood. It’s Earth Day. Come watch it with us at the East Bay Climate Action Expo and join in a discus...

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