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February 2019

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Monthly Board Meeting
Event Date: 
February 2, 2019 - 9:30 am

Monthly Board Meeting

 

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
9:30 am
San Bernardino Area
 
Voter Girl Project - Planning Meeting
Event Date: 
February 2, 2019 - 10:30 am

Help make the Voter Girl Project a success! Learn more about the project and attend the planning meeting. 

Volunteers are needed— whether you want to help plan the event, conduct or assist with workshops, or provide logistical/hospitality help on the day of the event!

10:30 am
 
Transportation Committee
Event Date: 
February 2, 2019 - 2:00 pm

Tom and Debra Shrout will be presenting at our meeting. They have joined forces to help local and state governments, advocacy organizations and transit agencies to develop and implement strategic plans to educate the public about the benefits of improved transit, walking and biking. For more info contact Virginia Wexman, vwexman [at] uic.edu

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
2:00 pm
Los Angeles
 
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Great Decisions 2019: The Middle East: Regional Disorder
Event Date: 
February 4, 2019 - 7:00 pm

Great Decisions 2019 Week Two: The Middle East: Regional Disorder

Monday, February 4th, Mon. 7:00 PM at the Benicia Public Library, Dona Benicia room. 

Come and view the Foreign Policy Association’s informative video and discuss the issues presented in the video and in the companion chapter provided in the FPA briefing book. Click on this link to find out more about the Great Decisions program: https://www.fpa.org/great_decisions/?act=gd_about2

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
7:00 pm
Benicia
 
Action Committee Meeting
Event Date: 
February 5, 2019 - 5:30 pm

Join the Action Committee Meeting and help the LWVO decide how to take "action" to make democracy work best in Oakland.   Read more about the Action Committee.

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
5:30 pm
Oakland
 
Board Meeting
Event Date: 
February 6, 2019 - 10:00 am

All members and the public are welcome to attend.

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
10:00 am
Southwest Santa Clara Valley
 
 
 
State and Local League Position Planning for Members
Event Date: 
February 9, 2019 - 9:30 am

Come help review for possible updates and/or further discussion and study our League Positions, including Butte County Government, Natural Resources (Parks, Energy, Land Use, Water, Transportation) and 

Social Policy (Education, Health Care, Housing, and Juvenile Justice)

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
9:30 am
Butte County
 
LWV Bay Area League Day: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in the Bay Area
Event Date: 
February 9, 2019 - 9:30 am

February 9th, Sat. 9:30 AM—3:00 PM LWV Bay Area League Day, Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) in the Bay Area

Google Community Space, 188 The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA. 

Explore diversity, equity, & inclusion with key thought leaders. The keynote speaker will be Virginia Kase, CEO, LWVUS.

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
9:30 am
Benicia
 
Bay Area League Day
Bay Area League Day Virginia Kase
Event Date: 
February 9, 2019 - 9:30 am

Event: Bay Area League Day 2019
Title: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in the Bay Area - DEI in Action, DEI in Practice?
Event Location: Google Community Space, 188 Embarcadero, San Francisco
(cross street Folsom)
Time: 9:30 - 4:00 pm
9:30 - Networking and Continential Breakfast
10 - 4:00 Event Symposium and Breakouts

Key Address: Virginia Kase, CEO, LWVUS

Tickets: https://tinyurl.com/LeagueDay2019
Tickets: $45 with lunch | $35. without lunch

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
9:30 am
Bay Area ILO
 
Bay Area League Day
Event Date: 
February 9, 2019 - 9:30 am

 

PROGRAM DETAILS

9:30 – 10:00 AM – Networking and Continental Breakfast

10:00 AM – 3:00 PM – Event with Break-Outs

$45.00 Ticket with Lunch

$30 Ticket w/o Lunch

 

TICKETS

 

 

9:30 am
 
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Quarterly New Member Orientation
Event Date: 
February 10, 2019 - 3:00 pm
Local Leagues connected to this event: 
3:00 pm
Butte County
 
Board Meeting
Event Date: 
February 11, 2019 - 5:00 pm

All members invited. 

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
5:00 pm
Fresno
 
LWVO Board Meeting
Event Date: 
February 11, 2019 - 6:30 pm

Come join the LWVO Board Meeting!  Hear plans for events, committee work, and budget decisions.

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
6:30 pm
Oakland
 
Political Book Club
Event Date: 
February 11, 2019 - 7:00 pm

Discussion of  “Becoming” by Michelle Obama.

Non-League of Women Voter members are welcome to attend.

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
7:00 pm
Southwest Santa Clara Valley
 
Monthly Board Meeting
Event Date: 
February 12, 2019 - 5:30 pm

Monthly meeting to discuss various business items

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
5:30 pm
Humboldt County
 
Brown Bag Lunch with the League
Event Date: 
February 13, 2019 - 12:00 pm

Bring your lunch and join in an informal discussion of California’s proposed budget for the coming year. The California Budget & Policy Center has issued its analysis of the Governor’s budget proposal. See the report

12:00 pm
 
Lunch & Learn with the League
Event Date: 
February 13, 2019 - 12:00 pm

LWVMC Lunch & Learn: “Can Seawater Intrusion Be Reversed in the Salinas Valley?”

12:00 pm
 
Meet & Greet and Fun-Fundraiser
Event Date: 
February 13, 2019 - 6:30 pm
We invite you to join us for a meeting for those who are interested in joining the League of Women Voters Benicia and for those who have already joined.
 
Location: Heretic Brewing, 1052 Horizon Drive in Fairfield, CA
Date & Time: February 13th at 6:30 pm
 
Topics & Goals:
Local Leagues connected to this event: 
6:30 pm
Benicia
 
 
Clip and Come
Event Date: 
February 14, 2019 - 12:00 pm

Discuss current news events over a potluck lunch.  Bring an article and a dish to share with the group.  

RSVP to patwh.athome [at] gmail.com no later than February 12.  

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
12:00 pm
Southwest Santa Clara Valley
 
Board Meeting
Event Date: 
February 14, 2019 - 5:30 pm
Local Leagues connected to this event: 
5:30 pm
Butte County
 
 
New (& Not So New) Member Orientation
Event Date: 
February 16, 2019 - 10:00 am
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Whether you’re a new member or have been a member for a while and you would like a refresher on how the League of Women Voters works, plan on attending. This is another opportunity to learn about the League — its mission, policies, positions, areas of advocacy, and more. Meet other League members and discover how you can get involved.

RSVP to Marie Baldisseri, membership director, is appreciated.

10:00 am
 
Annual Program Planning Meeting
Event Date: 
February 16, 2019 - 10:00 am
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On Saturday, February 16th our League will have new challenges as we conduct our Program Planning for next year.  The meeting will be divided into three sessions. This is an important meeting for members to attend.  Non-members may attend and participate but may not vote... 

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
10:00 am
San Diego
 
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Youth Voter Registration Project Launch
Event Date: 
February 19, 2019 - 5:30 pm
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Join our special Youth Voter Registration Project for area high schools and Butte Community College this spring.

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
5:30 pm
Butte County
 
"Ponderings with the President" Open House
Event Date: 
February 20, 2019 - 4:30 pm
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"Ponderings with the President” Open House, League Office 4:30pm - 6pm Feb. 20, March 20, April 17, May 15, and June 19

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
4:30 pm
Butte County
 
Local Program Planning
Event Date: 
February 21, 2019 - 5:30 pm
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Please check back for updates on a future event.

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
5:30 pm
Humboldt County
 
Monthly Board Meeting
Event Date: 
February 21, 2019 - 7:00 pm
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February Monthly Board Meeting

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
7:00 pm
Mt. Baldy Area
 
Meet Your Local Officials: Benicia and Solano County
Event Date: 
February 22, 2019 - 5:30 pm
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Meet Your Local Officials (affectionately known as “MYLO”) is an annual League of Women Voters Benicia event. 

This year’s 14th annual event will take place on Friday, February 22, from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. We are lucky to be having the event this year at the Estey offices, 216 First Street, and request that everyone come in via the front door to be greeted.

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
5:30 pm
Benicia
 
BE PART OF THE SOLUTION! Come to the Annual Program Planning Meeting
Event Date: 
February 23, 2019 - 9:00 am
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You would never skip voting in a local, state or national election . . . so don’t skip our program planning meeting because that is your voice in selecting local and state League Priorities for the coming year. Will it be?  Climate Change  Get Out the Vote   Homelessness  Housing  Universal Preschool  Water Sustainablity    Additional information on these potential priorities are on the front page - 

See old friends! Meet new members! Enjoy a catered breakfast!  See you at the meeting!

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
9:00 am
Fresno
 
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Great Decisions 2019 - Nuclear Negotiations: Back to the Future
Event Date: 
February 25, 2019 - 7:00 pm
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Great Decisions 2019 | Week Three: Nuclear Negotiations: Back to the Future

Monday, February 25th, Mon. 7:00 PM at the Benicia Public Library, Dona Benicia room. 

Come and view the Foreign Policy Association’s informative video and discuss the issues presented in the video and in the companion chapter provided in the FPA briefing book. Click on this link to find out more about the Great Decisions program.

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
7:00 pm
Benicia
 
Observer Training
Event Date: 
February 26, 2019 - 5:30 pm
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Tuesday, Feb. 26 Observer Training, 5:30pm League Office, 635 Flume
 
Come learn how to foster transparency in government by joining the League's Observer Corps 
Local Leagues connected to this event: 
5:30 pm
Butte County
 
Pub Night
Event Date: 
February 26, 2019 - 6:30 pm
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Come and enjoy some yummy snacks & drinks with the League of Women Voters at a Pub in Koreatown. Easy, validated parking. Address to be sent on RSVP at s.trutt [at] verizon.net.

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
6:30 pm
Los Angeles
 
 
Unit Meeting - Net Zero Energy Usage - Morning
Event Date: 
February 28, 2019 - 9:30 am
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Unit Meeting - Net Zero Energy Usage - Morning

Dominique Hargreaves, who works for Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's Office of Sustainability, will speak about efficiently reducing energy usage so that the balance of energy for vehicles, thermal, and electrical is met with renewable energy. 
Local Leagues connected to this event: 
9:30 am
Mt. Baldy Area
 
11:00 am
 
Unit Meeting - Net Zero Energy Usage - Evening
Event Date: 
February 28, 2019 - 7:00 pm
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Unit Meeting - Net Zero Energy Usage - Evening

Dominique Hargreaves, who works for Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's Office of Sustainability, will speak about efficiently reducing energy usage so that the balance of energy for vehicles, thermal, and electrical is met with renewable energy. 

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
7:00 pm
Mt. Baldy Area