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February 9, 2013 - 9:00 am
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Event Date: 
February 9, 2013 - 9:00 am

Participation in this study will be in two parts, conducted in partnership with LWV Pasadena Area. In this session, there will be a presentation by Robert Stern, President of the Center for Government Studies, a well known expert on public policy issues. Following this, the two Leagues will separately arrive at their consensus on approximately one half of the study questions.

Registration starts at 8:30am. Parking on the street or in the Glendale Galleria parking structure.

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Event Date: 
February 9, 2013 - 9:00 am

Participation in this study will be in two parts, conducted in partnership with LWV Glendale/Burbank. In this session, there will be a presentation by Robert Stern, President of the Center for Government Studies, a well known expert on public policy issues. Following this, the two Leagues will separately arrive at their consensus on approximately one half of the study questions.

Registration starts at 8:30am. Parking on the street or in the Glendale Galleria parking structure.

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Event Date: 
February 9, 2013 - 9:00 am

Box lunches can be ordered.

Committee members are eager to shre their knowledge with you!

 

League studies are a fascinating way to learn more about an issue, your community, and yourself. It is exciting to explore complex, important topics in a friendly and inquisitive group. Encouraging active and informed civic participation by all is the mission of the League; by participating in one of our studies, you really make democracy work!

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Event Date: 
February 9, 2013 - 9:00 am

LWV Ventura County has invited us to attend their Initiative and Referendum program, a panel discussion on The California Initiative and Referendum Process: Ripe for Reform? featuring distinguished speakers:

    - Joe Matthews, co-author of California Crack Up: How Reform Broke the Golden State and How We Can Fix it, to address how we got here, with the longest state constitution in the nation, and what can be done;

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Event Date: 
February 5, 2013 - 2:00 pm

League studies are a fascinating way to learn more about an issue, your community, and yourself. It is exciting to explore complex, important topics in a friendly and inquisitive group. Encouraging active and informed civic participation by all is the mission of the League; by participating in one of our studies, you really make democracy work!

Learn more about what studies are and why they matter by reading the materials in the blue box on the left of this page.

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Event Date: 
February 2, 2013 - 9:00 am

Water issues to be discussed:

  • California Water Background
  • Governance at the federal, state and local levels
  • Water Conveyance
  • Bay Delta Conservation Plan and Tunnel Vision

Registration

Preregistration is available for $30 ($15 without lunch); day-of registration at the door will be $35 ($20 without lunch). To preregister, click on one of the links below (you will be redirected to PayPal's secure payment website):

Event Date: 
January 28, 2013 - 7:00 pm

 

League studies are a fascinating way to learn more about an issue, your community, and yourself. It is exciting to explore complex, important topics in a friendly and inquisitive group. Encouraging active and informed civic participation by all is the mission of the League; by participating in one of our studies, you really make democracy work!

Learn more about what studies are and why they matter by reading the materials in the blue box on the left of this page.

 

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Event Date: 
January 28, 2013 - 11:30 am

What is a League Study?

League studies are a fascinating way to learn more about an issue, your community, and yourself. It is exciting to explore complex, important topics in a friendly and inquisitive group. Encouraging active and informed civic participation by all is the mission of the League; by participating in one of our studies, you really make democracy work!

Learn more about what studies are and why they matter by reading the materials in the blue box on the left of this page.

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Event Date: 
January 26, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Come meet your fellow editors and help improve Wikipedia articles! Wikipedia is one of the most widely used online information sources - don't you think the League's expertise would be of help? Particularly because some of the people signed up for this event want to improve the information on Wikipedia about redistricting and about initiative and referendum.

Event Date: 
January 26, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Come meet your fellow editors and help improve Wikipedia articles! Wikipedia is one of the most widely used online information sources - don't you think the League's expertise would be of help? Particularly because some of the people signed up for this event want to improve the information on Wikipedia about redistricting!

Event Date: 
January 24, 2013 - 9:00 am

Governor Jerry Brown's 2013 State of the State address will be delivered at 9 AM PST on Thursday, January 24.

Official Headshot of Governor Brown

Watch / Listen / Read Live

There will be a great deal of coverage of this event. Here are a few media outlets we know will be providing live coverage:

Event Date: 
January 12, 2013 - 10:00 am

Our board meetings bring together leaders from different local Leagues across the state to review our financials, discuss our strategy, work on projects, learn, and have a lot of fun!

Event Date: 
January 8, 2013 - 10:00 am

Join us for our General Meeting about the California Leagues' Initiative and Referendum Study. Come learn the history as well as the pros and cons of proposed Initiative and Referendum reform. Give your input to help the League update our positions for state advocacy.

This is the first of three meetings being held in the area - please come to all of them, if you can!

Event Date: 
December 15, 2012 - 1:00 pm

We hope you'll join us at the Wikipedia Women's Edit-a-thon, hosted by the League of Women Voters of California Education Fund, WikiStrategies and Tech Liminal (a co-working space in Oakland).

Event Date: 
November 29, 2012 - 7:00 pm

Initaitive and Referendum Reform Discussion

This free, public event features "The Initiative and Referendum Process in California: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly" by Professor Michael Salerno of the UC Hastings College of the Law.

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Event Date: 
November 27, 2012 - 5:30 pm

Want to learn more about the League of Women Voters?

Jennifer Waggoner, State LWV President, will discuss collaboration between local, regional, state and national levels of League and the value of technology for the 21st Century League at the LWV Eden Area "New Member Orientation" in Castro Valley, CA on November 27 from 5:30-8:00pm. Not a member? You're very welcome to come and take a peek! This is *the* organization for your hands on work to make a visible difference in your community. Network. Build your skills. Make democracy work!

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Event Date: 
November 10, 2012 - 10:00 am

Our board meetings bring together leaders from different local Leagues across the state to review our financials, discuss our strategy, work on projects, learn, and have a lot of fun! Members can view our agendas, materials and and our LWVC Leaders Updates (internal reports post-meeting) on our members only site. Not sure how to get to that site? Contact us!

You can learn more about board service from the Nominating Committee

Learn more about the location.

Event Date: 
November 6, 2012 - 12:00 am

We have a lot of information from our Education Fund to help you vote: http://cavotes.org/vote/how. You can look up your sample ballot, research what you're voting on, and make sure you know where your polling place on http://m.smartvoter.org. You can even find your local election official's information, so that you can contact them with questions about your registration, vote-by-mail ballot, or other concerns.

Event Date: 
November 12, 2011 - 10:00 am

Liza Culick will be joining us as facilitator this weekend.

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