Play “State of the Union BINGO” when you watch Pres. Trump on Tues. 28 Feb.

Posted on February 25, 2017 in League News | comments

The Constitution requires the president to periodically give Congress information on the state of the union. On Tuesday night, President Trump will deliver his first address to a joint session of Congress. We don’t...

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League Representative on BART Bond Advisory Board: Apply ASAP, not later than Feb. 28

Posted on February 22, 2017 in League News | comments

Help the League keep BART on track when it spends the money authorized by the recently passed BART Bond measure.  The League supported passage of the Bond, Measure RR in the November 2016 election. Volunteer to serve as...

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Berkeley Rent Board Seeks Applicants for Vacant Seat by Feb. 22, Feb. 27 at latest

Posted on February 20, 2017 in League News | comments

Jay Kelekian, Executive Director of the Berkeley Rent Stabilization Board, has announced that the Board is accepting applications from “qualified” Berkeley residents to fill a recently-vacated seat on the Boa...

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New Housing Comm: Help Plan Its Work Thurs. Feb. 16 7:30 pm League Office

Posted on February 14, 2017 in League News | comments

If you are concerned about growing homelessness, housing costs, and/or lack of affordable housing, you may want to join the new housing Committee.  Committee members will decide exactly what issues they want to work on ...

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Work on Prop. 13 Reform this Sat March 18, 10:30am

Posted on February 13, 2017 in League News | comments

Join the Civics Education Team Sat, March 18, at 10:30 am in the League office, Suite F,  2530 San Pablo Ave in Berkeley to work on public and League education and lobbying for Proposition 13 Reform. Closing loopholes i...

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Post-Election Action Brainstorm A Success: Full Report Coming Soon

Posted on February 11, 2017 in League News | comments

About 40 highly motivated new and potential members of the League of Women Voters of Berkeley Albany and Emeryville turned up the evening of Tuesday, Feb. 21 to our Action Brainstorm. In breakout sessions on  issues the...

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LWVC Exec. Dir. Melissa Breach Remarks at Women’s March

Posted on February 9, 2017 in League News | comments

Melissa Breach, the Executive Director of the League of Women Voters of California, spoke eloquently at the Women’s March. Links to video of Her remarks  at the Oakland March are here. In her eleoquent remarks, sh...

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LWVUS Call for Action: Don’t Deport Non-Criminal Undocumented Immigrants

Posted on February 8, 2017 in League News | comments

The League is opposed to deportation of non-criminal undocumented immigrants. If you agree, you can call your member of Congress or Senators’s DC offices through 866-426-2631.  You can also call or send postcards ...

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Tell Congress: No ACA Repeal Without Replace

Posted on February 6, 2017 in League News | comments

Congress has taken the first steps to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in both the House and Senate. They are rushing to make major changes that will harm millions of Americans while throwing the U.S. health care sys...

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Sign up Now for Sat League Leadership Academy

Posted on February 6, 2017 in League News | comments

Sign Up Now to become a more effective leader with better communications!  Don’t miss this opportunity to work with outstanding workshop leader Sarah Diefendorf. Space limited. The cost for members is $35; the co...

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