Election Day Anecdotes–Send Us Yours!

Posted on November 8, 2018 in League News | comments

The League office at 2535 San Pablo Ave stayed open and staffed on the day before and the day of the Election. Here are some reports of questions we tried to handle. Kandea reported that a few people dropped by or called...

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Soil Health for Carbon Drawdown

Posted on November 8, 2018 in League News | comments

League of Women Voters BAE Environmental Concerns Speaker Series Monday, November 12 7:30-9:00 pm, Belmont Village, 1100 San Pablo Ave, Albany. Soil Health for Carbon Drawdown in the Face of Climate Change – Elizabeth ...

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CivilTalk Team stages a Living Room Conversation

Posted on November 7, 2018 in League News | comments

The CivilTalk Team demonstrated “Living Room Conversations” on Nov. 15 in the League office.  For about 2.5 hours participants conversed on a topic under the guidance of a trained moderator. There were two s...

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League Scored Successes this 2018 Election Season Reports LWVUS President

Posted on November 7, 2018 in League News | comments

Yesterday [Election Day] was a historic day. More women elected to office than ever before. The first Muslim and Native American women, the first black woman from New England, the first Latina women from Texas—all elec...

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Election Watch Party November 6

Posted on November 3, 2018 in League News | comments

Berkeley Community College is hosting a Election Watch Party 5 – 9pm, 2050 Center St, Berkeley. Join the League and others and watch the election results coming in!...

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Fall League Meeting Nov 10, 2018

Posted on October 26, 2018 in League News | comments

We began with a Business Meeting which included the introduction of the New Management Training Advisor, Ellen Wheeler, a report on the League’s 2018 Activities and Updates, discussion of Student Membership Dues, a...

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LWVBAE President Ishii Featured in Berkeleyside Story

Posted on October 23, 2018 in League News | comments

  A story in the Tues, Oct 23, edition of Berkeleyside is a wonderful portrait of our current President Adena Ishii. Headlined League of Women Voters’ first woman of color president marks a series of firsts. Ishii...

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Reform Prop 13 eligible for 2020 ballot!

Posted on October 17, 2018 in League News | comments

We’re Ecstatic! Give it up for everyone making the Reform Prop. 13 “Schools And Communities First” state constitutional amendment eligible for the Nov. 2020 ballot!  LWVC President Helen Hutchison e-mailed this mi...

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Indigenous Peoples Day Pow Wow 10-18

Posted on October 10, 2018 in League News | comments

Great pride and enthusiasm buoyed everyone attending the 25th Indigenous Peoples Day Pow Wow and Indian Market at Berkeley’s Civic Center Park last October 8. Tented booths, selling indigenous clothing, jewelry, toys, ...

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O & P: Mayor Jesse Arreguin Will Talk This Thursday, Oct 11, 7 pm

Posted on October 8, 2018 in League News | comments

These two Berkeley measures will be discussed at the Bay Area Children’s Theatre Osher Studio, 2055 Center Street Berkeley, Thursday October 11, 2018, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. The League of Women Voters of Berkeley, Alban...

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