The Marine Biology Carbon Pump: Hannah Bourne–Envir. Concerns, Mon, May 8, 7:30 pm

Posted on May 4, 2017 in League News | comments

Hannah Bourne, a UC Berkeley PhD student  in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences,   will speak about the importance of the marine biology carbon pump. This will be the last Environmental Concerns program th...


Join National Call-in Day for Affordable Care Act Tues May 2

Posted on May 1, 2017 in League News | comments

Despite public opposition to repealing the Affordable Care Act, Congress is at it again. Just like the last plan, their latest attempt to repeal the ACA will raise costs and cut coverage for millions of Americans. We kn...


Loni Hancock: How to Do a Protest Right

Posted on April 28, 2017 in League News | comments

Loni Hancock, former State Senator and former two-term mayor of Berkeley, wrote an op-ed for the SF Chronicle in February that we thought members would find helpful. She strongly defended free speech and assembly rights....


How to Use the New LWVC Climate Action Policy

Posted on April 28, 2017 in League News | comments

As we join Climate Marches and watch as protections for the climate and environment are rolled back, here are some links with good ideas and information on how to use the new LWVC Climate Action Policy. National Toolkit ...


Action Team Meeting Thurs, April 12, 7 pm

Posted on April 24, 2017 in League News | comments

Have ideas about what the League should be doing? Want to know what the League is doing? Need to report to other active Leaguers what your Team is doing? Come to the Action Team meeting Thursday. All Teams must be repres...


Annual Meeting 2017 Announcement

Posted on April 21, 2017 in League News | comments

A full report will be posted soon. A big turnout of members and non-members filled the Berkeley Chinese Community Church on Thursday, May 11, for the League Annual Meeting.  About 70 people had signed up for supper and ...


Making Democracy Work Team: Tues, April 27, 7 pm

Posted on April 20, 2017 in League News | comments

Are you frustrated with the increasing polarity and anger in politics? Even fearful that the give-and-take necessary for our democracy is fading? Our new “Making Democracy Work” team wants to do something about it. ...


LWVUS Update: Lobby Congress Now During their Break; Letters to Editors

Posted on April 13, 2017 in League News | comments

The next two weeks are Congressional Recess, but it’s no time for a break. This is the time for us to meet with our members of Congress, make calls, send emails and submit letters to the editor on pressing issues. Hous...


Prop 13 Reform at Legislature, LWVC Convention: New Update

Posted on April 11, 2017 in League News | comments

LWVBAE Caucus on “Fix Prop. 13” at State Convention! LWVBAE’s Civics Ed/Reform Prop. 13 Team will present its caucus titled “Fix Prop. 13” on Friday, June 2, at 9 PM at the 2017 State Convention in Sacramen...


Mayors Forum On Housing at May 11 Annual Meeting

Posted on April 10, 2017 in League News | comments

Leaders of our three cities discussed a range of housing issues at the Mayors Forum on Housing on May 11. Mayor Jesse Arreguin of Berkeley and Mayor Scott Donohue of Emeryville were joined by Albany Vice Mayor Nick Pilch...


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