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November 11, 2019 - 1:30 pm
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November 11, 2019 - 12:00 am

Veterans' Day is a federal holiday to honor our country's military veterans. The holiday began as an observation of the Armistice the Allies signed with Germany to end World War I.

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NorCal Climate Forum Attendees
Event Date: 
November 9, 2019 - 1:00 pm

 

Join us for the LWVC San Diego Area Climate Change Forum! November 9, 1:00-4:00p 

Register here

Share, learn, engage with other Task Force members around the San Diego area about climate change actions you can take back to your Local Leagues.

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Event Date: 
November 9, 2019 - 10:30 am

Bonnie Morris, Professor of Women’s History & Author, will speak on 100th anniversary of California’s ratification of the nineteenth amendment acknowledging Women’s Right to Vote

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California Votes for Women
Event Date: 
November 9, 2019 - 10:00 am

Celebrate the 100th anniversary of California’s ratification of the 19th Amendment granting women the right to vote with California  First Partner Jennifer Siebel Newsom on Sat., Nov. 9, 2019 at the California Museum!

Festivities include:

• FREE or $5 reduced admission to view all current exhibits*

• US National Archives’ “Rightfully Hers” pop-up exhibit & California State Archives' display on women’s suffrage history

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November 9, 2019 - 10:00 am

Join us in celebrating our county-wide expansion and our new name, League of Women Voters of Solano County!

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November 9, 2019 - 9:30 am

Three alternative voting systems will be presented by two guest speakers at the League of Women Voters of Western Nevada County’s program on Saturday, November 9 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  

Paula Lee of the LWV of Sacramento will discuss Ranked Choice Voting and National Popular Vote Compact. Ms. Lee was a member of the LWV California State Electoral Systems study in 2001. She headed the caucus for National Popular Vote Compact at the 2006 LWVUS Convention and has remained active and informed on voting systems.

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Event Date: 
November 6, 2019 - 7:00 pm
CALLING ALL NEW VOTERS! (And Voters who would like a refresher : )
 
Join us for a Free Community Learning Event about the Voting Process in Solano County.
Perfect for students, first-time voters, and all those interested in learning more about California voting and election processes.
 
Guest Speaker: John Gardner, Solano County Assistant Registrar of Voters
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November 6, 2019 - 5:30 pm

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) are inviting Bay Area residents to help shape the future of the region through 2050 by providing their input at a series of “Pop-Up” events. Take this opportunity to provide input and raise your voice (See the one’s scheduled in Oakland listed below)

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November 5, 2019 - 6:00 pm

LWVC Climate Change Task Force is hosting an exciting climate change evening of discussion and engagement.

Come for an evening of art, film, and panel discussion:

6:00 to 7:00p   Photo Ark exhibit and Wildlife Fair 

6:30 - 7:00p     “Edge Of Extinction” video by Max Brimelow for Berkeleyside on threats to Berkeley wildlife

7:00 - 8:30p     Panel discussion, followed by Q&A:

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Event Date: 
November 4, 2019 - 5:30 pm

Join the Education Committee for its monthly meeting at Co-Chair Rebecca Haskell's house.  Contact us at education [at] lwvoakland.org for details! 

Learn more about the work Education does!

 

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Event Date: 
November 3, 2019 - 12:30 pm

Throughout American history, there has been an undeniable divide between urban and rural America. People from certain regions are viewed as “the other,” and blamed for America’s social ills. Since the 2016 presidential election, that cultural divide has only expanded and deepened. With their documentary Hillbilly, co-directors Ashley York and Sally Rubin — both natives of Appalachia— have made a complex film about complex people.

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November 2, 2019 - 1:00 pm
Dear Community Leader,
 
You are invited to an important community meeting regarding Los Angeles County’s entirely new voting system, this Saturday, November 2, 2019, 1pm at El Camino College. (See address below.)
 
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November 2, 2019 - 10:30 am

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) are inviting Bay Area residents to help shape the future of the region through 2050 by providing their input at a series of “Pop-Up” events. Take this opportunity to provide input and raise your voice (See the one’s scheduled in Oakland listed below)

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November 2, 2019 - 10:00 am

League-sponsored candidate forums are among the most popular and appreciated things we do at election time. With the 2020 elections soon upon us, we expect to be very busy coordinating forums for the various electoral races. To meet demand, we have to increase the number of League members prepared to serve as moderators and/or question sorters. (We currently have just three moderators!)

WHAT • Moderator and Question Sorter Training

WHEN • Saturday, November 2, 2019

Moderator Training – 10 to 11 AM

Question Sorter Training – 11 to 11:30 AM

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Event Date: 
October 31, 2019 - 12:00 pm

 Heath Flora, California State Assembly member representing the 12th District, will speak about pending legislation and other matters of concern to Stanislaus County residents.   He will also answer questions from the audience.  The public is invited to this free event.  Lunch, chef’s choice, is available at $16.  Reservations are not required. 

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Event Date: 
October 30, 2019 - 6:45 pm

The League is a sponsor of this important event. Join if you can! 

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Event Date: 
October 30, 2019 - 3:00 pm

There are a few places left for a special meeting with Oakland City Auditor, Courtney Ruby.

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Event Date: 
October 28, 2019 - 7:00 pm

How to Save Our Dollars, Data, and California Districts

 

Alessia Simmonds

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October 26, 2019 - 3:00 pm

Schools and Communities First is an Initiative to close the current corporate property tax loophole, and restore more than $11 billion per year for K-12 schools, community colleges, counties, cities, and special districts to support vital community services. The Initiative will appear on the November 2020 ballot. Learn about the initiative, and how it may affect you and your community.

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