The New Board 2019-2020

Posted on July 9, 2019 in League News | comments

President-Ruby MacDonald Ruby MacDonald has enjoyed working with the Climate, Voter Services and Civics Education/Prop. 13 Reform Teams of LWVBAE at different times for the last 5 years. She is a retired research biochem...

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Interns Join the League

Posted on July 9, 2019 in League News | comments

On June 23, our League welcomed its first ever group of high school interns at an orientation event hosted by League board members Adena Ishii (outgoing president), Kandea Mosley (deputy director), Linda Carothers (web m...

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Whale of a Time at 2019 LWVC Convention in Pasadena!

Posted on July 8, 2019 in League News | comments

Powered by a tidal wave of 21 caucuses, 15 workshops and 5 plenary sessions, advancing 5 LWVC Issues for Emphasis for 2019-2021 [Making Democracy Work, Schools and Communities First! (Prop.13 Reform) campaign, Climate Ch...

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Juneteenth 2019 with the League

Posted on June 25, 2019 in League News | comments

Hundreds turned out on Saturday, June 16th to enjoy a beautiful 2019 Juneteenth celebration in Berkeley’s Lorin District on Father’s Day. To maximize participation at Berkeley’s official commemoration of when the...

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U.S. League and Local Representatives Respond to Border Crisis

Posted on June 24, 2019 in League News | comments

BERKELEY – In response to the horrific conditions at migrant detention centers that continue to be reported, The League of Women Voters of the United States and local Congresswoman Barbara Lee have called for immediate...

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Spring Donations 2019

Posted on June 12, 2019 in League News | comments

Dear Friends of the League, We’d like to recognize  members who gave during the LWVBAE Spring Fundraising Campaign!  We couldn’t do any of our painstaking work here and across the country, empowering and educating ...

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Training for Schools and Communities First Presenters

Posted on May 27, 2019 in League News | comments

The League of Women Voters of California, along with scores of other civic and pro-education organizations, has as a top priority this year and next campaigning to pass a proposition that will appear on the November 2020...

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A Letter from the President May, 2019

Posted on May 24, 2019 in League News | comments

Dear League members and friends, We’re reaching out to you to share updates on new initiatives, and ask for your support before we near the end of Spring. As the League prepares to welcome a new Board, check out th...

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2019 LWVBAE Spring Annual Meeting

Posted on May 10, 2019 in League News | comments

The League of Women Voters of Berkeley, Albany, Emeryville (LWVBAE) Spring Annual Meeting. Wednesday May 8, 5:30-9:00 at the South Berkeley Senior Center 2939 Ellis Street, Berkeley. We gathered in community for dinner, ...

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SCHOOLS AND COMMUNITIES FIRST CAMPAIGN

Posted on May 10, 2019 in League News | comments

California, for decades, enjoyed a reputation for the finest public schools, from kindergarten through higher education, in all of America. Then, in 1978, two commercial property owners, Howard Jarvis and Paul Gann, back...

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