League Election Results: New President and Board

Posted on May 17, 2017 in League News | comments

The LWVBAE Officers and Board for 2017-18 elected at the Annual Meeting on May 11 will begin their terms July 1. The new officers will be: Adena Ishii, President, Christine Wenrich, Secretary, and Emily Beckhusen, Treasu...

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Sen. Alan Simpson’s Matsui Lecture on Future of American Politics Video Here

Posted on May 11, 2017 in League News | comments

“Senator Simpson is now in his mid 80’s and past expecting to run for office, so he feels free to say what is on his mind. I think members would be interested,” recommends LWVBAE President Deborah Malbe...

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July Meetings: Use Summer to Find You League Passion

Posted on May 10, 2017 in League News | comments

Find out which of our Teams appeals to you. Drop in this month and meet the people and issues we’re working on. Consult the Team pages and the calendar entries for more details–better yet, check them out in p...

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Take Action: SAVE HEALTHCARE!

Posted on May 10, 2017 in League News | comments

 Despite public opposition to repealing the Affordable Care Act, Congress is at it again. Legislation that would repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was pushed through the lower chamber this week and just like the last...

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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...

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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...

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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....

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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 ...

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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...

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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 ...

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