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May 2020

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LWVBA Convention
Event Date: 
May 2, 2020 - 9:30 am

Stay tuned for more information!

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
9:30 am
Oakland
 
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General Board Meeting
Event Date: 
May 4, 2020 - 1:30 pm

Teleconference Phone Call
contact: Howard Fosler for phone number and code

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
1:30 pm
Monterey County
 
 
 
 
 
Moderator Training - May 9
Event Date: 
May 9, 2020 - 10:00 am

Are you interested in being a moderator for the candidate forums for the upcoming November elelction? Sharon Burke, former LWVDV Voter Service chair and experienced moderator, will provide basic training, tips and tricks, on May 9 starting at 10:00 am.

The League of Women Voters of Diablo Valley hosts candidate forums prior to elections, in partnership with the Contra Costa Elections Department, Contra Costa TV, and other community partners.

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
10:00 am
Diablo Valley
 
Covid19 & Racial Embodiment: A Conversation with Resmaa Menakem & Robin DiAngelo
Event Date: 
May 9, 2020 - 11:00 am

Please join us for a series of candid conversations with authors and thought leaders Resmaa Menakem, author of "My Grandmother's Hands" and Dr. Robin DiAngelo author of "White Fragility."  Proceeds will be donated.

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
11:00 am
Oakland
 
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Read with League
Event Date: 
May 12, 2020 - 1:00 pm

Book is "The Overstory" by Richard Powers. Reviewed by Lucina Moses. Email Jan Wagner by May 8 to be added to the invitation list. You will receive an invitation by email to join the meeting.

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
1:00 pm
North Orange County
 
LWVMRYCO 93rd annual Meeting
Event Date: 
May 13, 2020 - 1:30 pm
This is a reminder that due to the Covid-19 pandemic and shelter in place orders, the LWVMC Board voted on April 7 to cancel the May 13 Annual Meeting Lunch and Learn.  We will hold the Annual Meeting by mailing the Call to Annual Meeting to the membership, along with a written ballot to return by mail. You should receive the Call and ballot by April 30.  The ballot will be due by May 30, 2020.
 
Local Leagues connected to this event: 
1:30 pm
Monterey County
 
May Board Meeting
Event Date: 
May 14, 2020 - 7:00 pm

May Board Meeting - Online Zoom Meeting.

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
7:00 pm
Mt. Baldy Area
 
 
LWV Bay Area Biennial Convention
Event Date: 
May 16, 2020 - 10:00 am
Local Leagues connected to this event: 
10:00 am
South San Mateo County
 
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Virtual Centennial / Publicity Committee Meeting
Event Date: 
May 19, 2020 - 12:00 pm

Teleconference Phone Call 
contact: Bev Bean for phone number and code

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
12:00 pm
Monterey County
 
Board Meeting - Virtual
Event Date: 
May 19, 2020 - 6:30 pm

Virtual Board Meeting

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
6:30 pm
Butte County
 
Board Meeting
Event Date: 
May 20, 2020 - 10:00 am
Local Leagues connected to this event: 
10:00 am
North Orange County
 
LOWVRA Annual Meeting 2020
Event Date: 
May 20, 2020 - 5:30 pm

Due to the current situation with COVID-19 this will be a "virtual" ZOOM meeting open all members.  If you have NOT received a meeting packet by email, contact League Chair Pam Thayer Crowe.

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LWVO Board Meeting
Event Date: 
May 20, 2020 - 6:30 pm

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

New LWVO Office location!

Located in the Sacred Heart Parish Center.  Entrance accessible from parking lot, gate on 41st Street.  During school hours, LWVO visitors must check in at Yu Ming Charter School office at 675 41st Street, then walk across playground to LWVO office. 

 

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
6:30 pm
Oakland
 
CANCELLED: May Observer Reports
Event Date: 
May 21, 2020 - 9:30 am

Observer Reports will be given for various city councils, school boards, commissions, and regional boards.

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
9:30 am
Mt. Baldy Area
 
Virtual Book Club! Democracy: A Case Study (Cases 1 & 2)
Event Date: 
May 21, 2020 - 6:00 pm

Many of us have extra time these days. What better way to spend it than with a book! In these trying times, it's also helpful to stay in community, even if we can't personally be with each other.
 
This year--the hundredth anniversary of women's suffrage--we're starting the LWVO Centennial Book Club under the leadership of Trisha Gorman, LWVO Centennial Committee. We'll be meeting over Zoom on the third Thursday of every other month. (Zoom, which is free for users, works with PCs/Macs and on iPhones/Androids.)

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
6:00 pm
Oakland
 
CANCELLED: May Observer Reports - Evening
Event Date: 
May 21, 2020 - 7:00 pm

Observer reports will be given for city councils, school boards, commissions and regional boards.

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
7:00 pm
Mt. Baldy Area
 
 
 
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Supreme Court Update
Event Date: 
May 24, 2020 - 2:00 pm

Virtual May 24th meeting regarding the Supreme Court Update hosted by Amanda Hollis Brusky.  The future of Abortion rights, Contraception, the Affordable Care Act, and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau which are coming up now or soon to be before the Supreme Court. Zoom link will be sent to all members later in May.

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
2:00 pm
Mt. Baldy Area
 
Memorial Day
Event Date: 
May 25, 2020 - 12:00 am
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Memorial Day was initially called Declaration Day. In May 1868, U.S General John A. Logan first called for the observance of Decoration Day nationally:

The 30th of May, 1868, is designated for the purpose of strewing with flowers, or otherwise decorating the graves of comrades who died in defense of their country during the late rebellion, and whose bodies now lie in almost every city, village and hamlet churchyard in the land.

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
Sacramento County
 
 
 
LWVTA Board Meeting via Cisco WebEx
Event Date: 
May 28, 2020 - 7:00 pm
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The LWVTA meets on the last Thursday of each month except July and December. All Members are welcome to attend any board meeting. Only officers and directors have a vote.

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
7:00 pm
Torrance Area
 
 
Annual Meeting
Event Date: 
May 30, 2020 - 12:00 am
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Check back soon for details.

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
San Joaquin County
 
 
 
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