Annual Meeting: Save the Date

Posted on March 13, 2022 in League News | comments

Please save the date, Thursday June 16, 2022, for our Annual Meeting. We will be having an enlightening panel discussion on gun violence prevention, approve a budget, adopt a program of study and action, and elect a new ...

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Police Accountability Board Discusses Police Body Camera and Automatic License Plate Readers

Posted on March 13, 2022 in League News | comments

Members of the Berkeley Police Accountability Board (PAB) discussed the importance of confidentiality and privacy in relation to technology such as police body cameras and automatic license plate readers (ALPRs) during t...

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Berkeley and the 9,000 Housing Units

Posted on March 13, 2022 in League News | comments

On Tuesday, March 15, 2022, 5 to 6pm, the City Council will hold a workshop on how Berkeley plans to add an additional 9,000 units of housing by 2031 to meet state-required goals. These plans will become part of Berkeley...

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Drought and Climate Change – Impact Local and Global‭‬

Posted on March 9, 2022 in League News | comments

Monday, March 14, 2022, 7:30-9:00 p.m. All are Welcome! Join us via Zoom.  https://us06web.zoom.us/j/86718665413 Andy Katz, Berkeley, Albany, and Emeryville”s long standing EBMUD representative will give us an upd...

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League of Women Voters Application for June 2022 Convention

Posted on March 8, 2022 in League News | comments

Do you want to attend the national League Convention in Denver as an in-person or remote Delegate or Observer for LWVBAE? Do you want to request funding to attend convention? In the application you will see the prioritie...

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Bay Area League Day – Report

Posted on March 7, 2022 in League News | comments

Over the course of the Bay Area League Day on February 19th, 2022, presentations and panels, including State Senator Dave Cortese, Assemblymember Buffy Wicks, and more, helped facilitate an engaging discussion about both...

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Join The DEI Team Discussion: ‘The Sum of Us’

Posted on February 28, 2022 in League News | comments

Every other Thursday stating March 10th at 6:30. Link Ever wonder why we haven’t made more progress improving our education and healthcare systems, or our society’s approach to climate change?  The Diversity Equ...

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It’s Time to Pass the Racial Justice Act for All

Posted on February 28, 2022 in League News | comments

This is the year that we will pass the Racial Justice Act for All (AB 256, Kalra). The landmark bill, which will extend civil rights in the courtroom to ALL people impacted by racist convictions and sentencing, is closer...

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When Jim Crow got kicked out of hospitals

Posted on February 28, 2022 in League News | comments

On Thursday, March 24 at 6:30 PM, the Healthcare Team and other co-sponsors will host a virtual screening of “Power to Heal“, a film documenting the story of how civil rights and healthcare activists won the ...

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Remembering the Harlem Renaissance

Posted on February 21, 2022 in League News | comments

In 1926, Carter G. Woodson founded “Negro History Week” to highlight African American life and history which had been ignored, left out of American history textbooks. Woodson chose the second week of February for the...

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