We invite you to a free Tuesday night event/discussion series, to celebrate women of the past, present and future. Expect exciting high-octane women, raffles and light refreshments. Join the movement to appreciate women!
October 22 – Women Make History: Celebrating the 19th Amendment Featuring Dr. Megan Randolph and Honoring Local Women!
November 5 - Global Women Make History: Current Impacts on Global Societies – Panel includes Dr. Anya Stanger and Dr. Kellea Miller!
Join us for a discussion with Jeff Goby, environmentalist and scientist, who will introduce the game changing book “Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming".
“Like me,” says Goby, “you might feel confused about the best way to help, even guilty that you aren’t doing more and wondering if it’s just too late. I’m excited to share with you an approach to the issue that has given me optimism and focus. It’s a new way of engaging with global warming.”
Our League is supporting the 2020 Initiative, Schools and Community First, designed to correct the iniquities in Proposition 13 while still preserving the current homeowner’s property tax valuation. Important information on the initiative planned for the November 2020 ballot will be shared. The meeting will be at the Area 1 Agency on Aging conference room.
League of Women Voters of Oakland hosted a “Community Roundtable on: Climate Crisis in Oakland: What We Can Do” to help educate each other in this important topic that impacts all members of the community. Read our Summary Notes from the event!
Lunch & Learn with the League."Do Charter Schools Provide Real Choice?" Guest Speaker: Dr. PK Difenbaugh, Superintendent of the Monterey Peninsula Unified School District, will discuss Charter Schools, their impact on local districts and how or if they meet the needs of elementary and secondary students. Do Charter Schools provide a real choice for parents? How is the Charter School the same or different than a private school?