City of Berkeley On-Line Citizen’s Forum: This week–Homelessness Policy

Posted on March 30, 2017 in League News | comments

Express your views on public issues to the City of Berkeley through a new on-line Forum called Berkeley Considers. The current topic, Homelessness Policy, is available for comment until April 4, 2017. The link to partici...

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Add Your Name: Demand that Trump Back Up Unlawful Voting Claims

Posted on March 23, 2017 in League News | comments

The League of Women Voters of the United States has joined a coalition demanding that President Trump back up his unsubstantiated claims that millions of illegal votes were cast in November.  League President Chris Cars...

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Send Some Cash To LWVBAE–Support Our Volunteer Efforts

Posted on March 21, 2017 in League News | comments

We can do all our work and more–with your help. Do you always check our analyses of ballot measures before you vote? Do you attend our candidate or ballot measure forums? Check up on issues and candidates on Voters...

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LWVUS Update: March 16, 2017–Lobby on Health Care, Democracy and More

Posted on March 20, 2017 in League News | comments

Last week we launched our opposition to the congressional healthcare plan which would revoke coverage for millions of Americans while dangerously raising costs for millions more. Meanwhile, I attended a redistricting con...

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League Supports Prop. 13 Reform in Meetings with Elected Officials

Posted on March 17, 2017 in League News | comments

Energy sparked globally by the Jan. 21 Women’s March continued to bubble forth for Prop. 13 Reform and other Progressive causes during  March. [Want to join the campaign: go to the Team Meeting Sat 15 April at 10 am i...

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Re-Imagine Adeline Exhibit Sat, Mar 25 and Mon, Mar 27-Fri, Mar 31

Posted on March 16, 2017 in League News | comments

The Re-Imagine Adeline Exhibit will be on display again at the Ed Roberts Campus Sat, March 25 and Monday, March 27th through Friday, March 31st. Open hours on chart below. The City of Berkeley also has new online resour...

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Oakland League All-City Luncheon and Awards, Wed. April 19

Posted on March 15, 2017 in League News | comments

Ari Berman, media commentator and author will speak at the ever-popular Oakland League All-City Luncheon and Making Democracy Work Awards event on Wednesday, April 19, from 11:15 am to 1:30 pm at the Oakland Scottish Rit...

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Apply for Alameda County Boards and Commissions

Posted on March 15, 2017 in League News | comments

Alameda County Supervisor Keith Carson invites residents of his Fifth Supervisorial District to apply to serve on eight County Boards and Commissions with current vacancies. Some require specific skills and experience, s...

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Mystery Fans: Meet Writers & Support STEM Camp for Girls Mar 25

Posted on March 15, 2017 in League News | comments

Mystery writers Terry Shames of  the Samuel Craddock series, Rita Lakin, Priscilla Royal and Judith Newton will talk about their work on Saturday, March 25, from 10 am to noon at Northbrae Community Church, 941 The Alam...

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City of Berkeley Emergency Preparedness Fair This Sat, Mar 18, 10-2

Posted on March 15, 2017 in League News | comments

The City of Berkeley announces an Emergency Preparedness Fair this Sat, Mar 18, from 10 am to 2 pm at LeConte Elementary School, 2241 Russell St, Berkeley. Many activities for children are listed below, as well as safety...

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