Changing How We Communicate — More Pix, Few Words

Posted on February 13, 2018 in League News | comments

We Leaguers love words. We’re not so good at pictures that tell stories–but we’ll have to learn.  We have to get our stories to young people, to the digital generations, who do instagram–stories ...

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Regional Government is Evolving in 2018: Housing & Transportation Fixes Proposed

Posted on February 12, 2018 in League News | comments

Hopeful optimism about Regional Government in the 9 county Bay Area diffused through 2018 Bay Area League Day hosted by the League of Women Voters of the Bay Area at Laney College on Feb. 3. The theme “Winds of Change...

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Police-Community Relationships & more: League Members Come Thurs. to Plan Our Work for 2018-19

Posted on February 12, 2018 in League News | comments

League Members: Are you interested in knowing more about policing in our cities? Come to the Program Planning Meeting on Thursday, February 15th at 7 pm to learn about a recent study by LWV Los Angeles and their new posi...

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Food Production & Greenhouse Gases Webinar March 6 noon-1pm

Posted on February 7, 2018 in League News | comments

The environmental impact of agriculture will be discussed by Chris Field in “Food Production and Greenhouse Gases: Counting Carb Emissions” on March 6 between noon and 1 pm. You can attend via webinar or join...

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Sign Our Pledge today to Protect & Defend Voting Rights

Posted on February 6, 2018 in League News | comments

Together, through our votes, we take control over what happens to our families and communities. But voting rights across the country are under attack – join with fellow voters and pledge to protect our constitutional r...

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Climate Change & Labor Meeting Evening of Mon. March 12 in SF

Posted on February 6, 2018 in League News | comments

Climate Change & Labor; Challenges & Opportunities will be discussed on March 12 by a panel of labor union representatives and environmentalists in a meeting organized by LWVBAE and the Citizens’ Climate Lo...

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LWVUS Report Winter 2018: Making Democracy Work Legislative Priorities

Posted on February 1, 2018 in League News | comments

News of the Week • The League of MI is working with other voting rights groups to put amendments on their state’s November ballot to allow early voting, no-excuse absence voting, and the right to vote for a party wit...

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How to Get Involved, Speak Out and Win in a World on Fire, Thurs Feb 8 4 pm

Posted on February 1, 2018 in League News | comments

Author Gordon Whitman, Deputy Director of PICO National Network, for a discussion on his book, Stand Up! How to Get Involved, Speak Out, and Win in a World on Fire. He will be joined in conversation with john a. powell, ...

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LWVUS Jan News: Anti-Gerrymandering Cases; LWVFlorida Initiative to Restore Vote to Ex-Offenders

Posted on January 31, 2018 in League News | comments

It has been a busy first month of 2018, and we’ve certainly seen some great victories in the voting rights sphere! We’re excited to share with you a few highlights of our January: ‘Election Integrity’ Com...

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President’s Message: League Election Info Balanced & Fair– But we Advocate for Our Issues

Posted on January 28, 2018 in League News | comments

Dear League and Community Members, After the League of Women Voters co-sponsored the second Women’s March, I wanted to address our nonpartisan status. In the past year, we have been vocal against many of this federal a...

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