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April 2018

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Board Meeting
Event Date: 
April 4, 2018 - 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
 
Capo Unit Clip & Come & Pie
Event Date: 
April 5, 2018 - 2:00 pm

 Bring news articles or topics to discuss and enjoy a piece of pie!  

  Join Us!  Don't be shy.

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
2:00 pm
Orange Coast
 
 
Regional Moderator Training
Event Date: 
April 7, 2018 - 12:00 am

Voter Service:  Regional Moderator Training

Join Tom Carson, LWVC in this important training as we head into the 2018 midterm elections. 

 

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
San Luis Obispo County
 
Civil Discourse Facilitator Training Workshop
Event Date: 
April 7, 2018 - 1:00 pm

How can we talk WITH each other? 

Not over, not in confrontation, but with empathy and respect.

An Invitation from the LWV Santa Clara County Council to participate in a
Civil Discourse Facilitator Training Workshop

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
1:00 pm
South San Mateo County
 
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Candidate Forum Training
Event Date: 
April 9, 2018 - 11:45 am

Candidate Forum Training

LWV of North Orange County is offering this training, covering the basics of how to conduct a forum.

SPACE IS LIMITED. Please RSVP to vchenevey [at] yahoo.com

 for details.

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
11:45 am
Orange Coast
 
LWVMC Board Meeting
Event Date: 
April 9, 2018 - 3:00 pm

Contact: jlehman [at] redshift.com (Judi Lehman)

3:00 pm
 
How do We Know What's True Anymore?
Event Date: 
April 9, 2018 - 7:00 pm

How Do We Know What's True Anymore?

  • Democracy requires well-informed voters to thrive. Yet truth and facts are under assault from misinformation, disinformation, propaganda and fake news. 
  • Do YOU know how to assess what’s true and accurate? Learn strategies, tips and tools to gauge the credibility and accuracy of information from experts at Snopes, Google, Facebook, Stanford University, Data for Democracy and the Institute for the Future. 
Local Leagues connected to this event: 
7:00 pm
South San Mateo County
 
 
Lunch & Learn with the League
Event Date: 
April 11, 2018 - 12:00 pm

Lunch & Learn with the League. Highway 68 Roundabout

Guest Speaker: Richard Diehl, TAMC 

Contact: Brennan_Janet [at] comcast.com (Janet Brennan)
 

Lunch at 12:00 pm

12:00 pm
 
Voter Registration Training
Event Date: 
April 11, 2018 - 12:00 pm

Voter Registration Training & Voter Service Meeting

Led by the staff of the Orange County Registrar of Voters, this training is mandatory for everyone who wants to register voters. Are you new to the league? You must attend. Have you previously participated in voter registration? You must also attend. There are many new laws and regulations, and it is imperative that we are up-to-date.

    Email Vickie Chenevey, Voter Service Director, to register and get details.

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
12:00 pm
Orange Coast
 
Informational Webinar on California's Motor Voter program
Event Date: 
April 12, 2018 - 11:00 am

Join us and the Future of California Elections Informational Webinar on California's Motor Voter program on Thu April 12, 11-11:30am. Register online.

11:00 am to 11:30 am
 
Natural Resources Committee
Event Date: 
April 12, 2018 - 12:00 pm

Contact: georgeriley [at] hotmail.com (George Riley)

12:00 pm
 
Voters Choice Act 101
Event Date: 
April 12, 2018 - 6:45 pm

A presentation on the Voters Choice Act— the new way that Nevada County voters will vote in our upcoming elections, will be given at the beginning of every Candidate Forum on Thursday nights during the month of April. Find out what's different during this short presentation. Click here to learn more about Voters Choice.

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
6:45 pm
Western Nevada County
 
Monthly Board Meeting
Event Date: 
April 12, 2018 - 7:00 pm
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Lunch with Your Mayor - Redwood City Mayor Ian Bain
Event Date: 
April 17, 2018 - 11:30 pm

The League of Women Voters of South San Mateo County cordially Invites you to meet the Mayor of Redwood City, Ian Bain

Public is welcome! Members $20. Non-members $25.

Please RSVP by April 13th

Make check payable to LWVSSMC & mail to:

Meet The Mayor, League of Women Voters of South San Mateo County, P.O. Box 2244, Menlo Park, CA 94026-2244.

Your Name____________________________________Email__________________________

Number/name of LWV Members @ $20 each_______________________________________________

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
11:30 pm
South San Mateo County
 
Community Forum: FAKE NEWS: CAN DEMOCRACY SURVIVE?
Event Date: 
April 18, 2018 - 12:00 pm

The April 18 Community Forum will explore Fake News – what it is, where it comes from, how and why it proliferates, how it has changed in recent months and years, and what it means for our democracy.

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
12:00 pm
Santa Barbara
 
Lunch with League
Event Date: 
April 18, 2018 - 11:30 pm

How to Access The End of Life Option Act: Medical Aid in Dying

Presenters Steph Campbell and Susan Johnston are the Orange County Co-Action Team Leaders for Compassion & Choices and strongly believe that all individuals deserve to be empowered to exercise individual choice regarding personal end of life options.

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
11:30 pm
Orange Coast
 
University/Westside Unit Meeting
Event Date: 
April 19, 2018 - 10:00 am

Local monthly unit meeting.

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
10:00 am
Los Angeles
 
Capo Unit Book Club
Event Date: 
April 19, 2018 - 3:00 pm

Book: Born a Crime by Trevor Noah  

 

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
3:00 pm
Orange Coast
 
 
Rising Water Rates: Paying for What?
Event Date: 
April 21, 2018 - 1:00 pm

Sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Southwest Santa Clara Valley, in conjunction with the Campbell Library, a panel of industry experts will address the current state of rising water rates. The program will present viewpoints from representatives of the San Jose Water Company, the California Public Utilities Commission, and Raftelis a registered municipal advisor for public utilities.

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
1:00 pm
Southwest Santa Clara Valley
 
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Lunch with the League - EARLY MATH TO FUTURE SUCCESS -- The significance of preschool mathematics knowledge for academic achievement
Event Date: 
April 24, 2018 - 11:30 am

The speaker will be:

Dr. Greg Duncan

Distinguished Professor School of Education

UC Irvine 

 

 

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Local Leagues connected to this event: 
11:30 am
San Diego
 
Candidate Forum - San Mateo County Sheriff
Event Date: 
April 25, 2018 - 7:00 pm

Meet your candidates for Sheriff and get informed before you vote this June!

Carlos Bolanos and Mark Melville

Audience members will have the chance to ask questions of the candidates at this forum. The candidates will get to hear your concerns and demonstrate their understanding of the local community and issues such as public safety, civil rights, immigration policy, money bail, and evictiees. 

This is a non-partisan event
Reception to Follow

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
7:00 pm
South San Mateo County
 
Pros and Cons: Propositions on the June Primary Ballot
Event Date: 
April 26, 2018 - 9:30 am
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A Pros and Cons meeting on the five propositions on the June 5th Primary. Find out what they are and how they might impact California. Also, find out about our Voter Turnout Project and about our "Making Democracy Work" contest for students K-6th grades.

9:30 am
 
Pros and Cons: Propositions on the June Primary Ballot
Event Date: 
April 26, 2018 - 7:00 pm
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A Pros and Cons meeting on the five propositions on the June 5th Primary. Find out what they are and how they might impact California. Also, find out about our Voter Turnout Project and about our "Making Democracy Work" contest for students K-6th grades.

7:00 pm
 
 
Utility User Taxes, or How to Bring Carbon Pricing to Your City
Event Date: 
April 28, 2018 - 11:00 am
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Putting a price on carbon can happen even at the municipal or local level. Why not add a tax on fossil fuels delivered by utilities?  That’s being proposed in some Bay Area California cities. Learn about “Utility User Tax Restructuring” proposals. Preston Jordan, Action Director of the League of Women Voters of Berkeley, Albany, and Emeryville (LWVBAE), will present.

April 24, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM PDT

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Berkeley, Albany, Emeryville
 
Candidate Forum --- San Mateo County Superintendent of Schools
Event Date: 
April 28, 2018 - 3:30 pm
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Come and meet your candidates for
San Mateo County Superintendent of Schools

Nancy Magee and Gary Waddell

Moderated by the League fo Women Voters

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
3:30 pm
South San Mateo County
 
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