Schools and Communities First Initiative:Help Us Get Signatures

Join us in gathering signatures to put the historic “Schools and Communities First” measure to fix Prop. 13 on the Nov. 2018 ballot. Leaguers (l to r) Helene Lecar, Sherry Smith, Ruby MacDonald, Tom Coulter, Bobbie Spike and Patty Kates model eye-catching LWV t-shirts available on loan in the League Office to attract voters to sign the “Schools and Communities First” measure at venues in Berkeley, Albany and Emeryville. If you want to help gather signatures at stores, schools, organizations, public events and more, petitions are available at the League Office, 2430 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley CA 94702, M, T, W, F at 2:30 pm or from Bobbie Spike (, 510 525-2077).

League members will also receive packets with blank petitions, instructions and return envelopes in the mail so everyone will be able to gather signatures of friends, relatives and neighbors and mail signed petitions to the LWVBAE office.

The Campaign is on a short timeline. We must gather more than half a million valid signatures.

Want to read the full measure and the title and summary assigned by the Attorney General?
Click here.

Let’s fight for our schools and communities together!

For more information, contact Ruby MacDonald (, 510 524-8961 or 847-309-2707) or Elise Mills (, 510 303-0278).

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