LWVUS Opposes Kobach Request for All Voter Records

Posted on June 30, 2017 in League News | comments

LWV Statement on Kobach Request for Voter Records 06/30/2017 | by Caitlin Rulien League Opposes Kobach Request for Voter Records WASHINGTON, DC- The request for voter records confirms fears of Kris Kobach continuing his ...

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Sat, July 15, Prop 13 Reform Team Will Plan Tabling Events

Posted on June 30, 2017 in League News | comments

Encouraged by the recently released LWV California petition from President Helen Hutchison to urge legislators and the governor to move the Prop. 13 Reform Bill forward, the Civics Ed/Prop. 13 Reform Team will be meeting...

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Charles Austin, League Honoree, and “President of South Berkeley” Dies

Posted on June 28, 2017 in League News | comments

Charles Austin, League member and honoree, died June 18, 2017, at age 77. At the celebration of his life on June 27, friends and family recalled his charm, his organizing skill, his warm affection and friendliness and mu...

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Sign the Petition: Urge Legislators to Introduce Make It Fair Amendment

Posted on June 22, 2017 in League News | comments

Our California legislators have not reintroduced the Make It Fair Amendment to close commercial property tax loopholes and recapture up to $9 billion dollars for schools and local government. In California, the same corp...

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Urge Congress to Support Automatic Voter Registration Act

Posted on June 14, 2017 in League News | comments

Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Representative Robert Brady (D-PA) introduced the Automatic Voter Registration Act of 2017 on June 14, 2017. The League  is proud to support legislation that enhances  access for eligi...

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Annual Meeting Actions: Budget, Bylaws, Policy Priorities for 2017-18

Posted on June 14, 2017 in League News | comments

The League’s 2017 Annual Business Meeting on May 11 opened with some very pleasant moments and various necessary actions. Ora Huth, a 50 Year League member, was honored as a lifetime member and presented with a bou...

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Volunteer for This Sunday, June 18, Juneteenth Celebration

Posted on June 14, 2017 in League News | comments

Please volunteer today to spend 2 hours as a host at the League’s table at the  Juneteenth Sunday, June 18th. The local celebration of African American culture and diversity in Berkeley is always fun–with gr...

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Join Us Thursday, August 17, for Happy Hour 4:30-6p and onward

Posted on June 14, 2017 in League News | comments

Come party and chat with us!! Thurs, Aug 17, 4:30-6 pm–and onward– as the League continues our Third Thursday Happy Hour at Revival Bar and Kitchen, 2102 Shattuck Ave.  Members and non-members, folks of all ...

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Calling all Knitters and Crocheters!! Join a Pussy Hat Project

Posted on June 12, 2017 in League News | comments

We need your help to make pink pussy hats and brooches for sale at upcoming events and meetings. The League of San Diego was kind enough to pass along their patterns and we want to start stitching. These little guys flew...

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Diz Swift, League Climate Change Leader, Will Concentrate on State & National Work

Posted on June 12, 2017 in League News | comments

Diz Swift has resigned from the LWVBAE Board of Directors and her job as Action Coordinator so that she can spend more time working  at the state and national level. Dr. Swift has led the League at all levels of govern...

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