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.
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!
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!
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!
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!
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.
The LWVC Planned Giving Task Force held a workshop at convention to open a dialogue with local Leagues about the role of planned giving in their overall fundraising plans. The workshop presenters led a discussion of the basics of planned giving, and solicited input from the local Leagues about what resources they would like the task force to develop to assist local League planned giving efforts. The PowerPoint presentation and a list of resources are available on the convention materials page.
The Commission will be meeting July 27updated-29, to consider district numbering and deferral issues and other commission business. The meetings will be streamed live online and the public will be able to access visualizations on the proposed districts that the Commission will be discussing.
Come by and share what your local League is doing or has done to celebrate the 100 year anniversary of California women having the right to vote. Bring pictures! If your League has not yet done anything come along to learn about what other Leagues have done or are planning to get ideas for your own celebration. There is much to celebrate and to be proud of over the last 100 years. October 10 will mark exactly 100 years since the 1911 election. There is still time to plan a very special event.
The Citizens Redistricting Commission will hold public input meetings from April 27 - May 1, 2011 in Region IV. Meetings will be held in Long Beach April 27, 6-9 pm, downtown Los Angeles April 28, 6-9 pm, San Gabriel April 29, 6-9 pm, San Fernando Valley April 30, 2-5 pm, and in Lancaster May 1, 2-5 pm. Refer to the meeting notices, posted in additional materials, for locations and information on giving testimony before the commission.
The Commission is taking testimony from local area residents before drawing its first round of draft maps which will be released in June. Final district maps must be certified by the Commission and presented to the Secretary of State by August 15, 2011.
The Commission will hold a public input meeting in Marysville, April 10, from 2:00 -5:00 pm. The Commission was created by California voters to draw state Congressional, Assembly, Senate and Board of Equalization Districts.
The new voter-approved Citizens Redistricting Commission will draw the new political boundaries in California in 2011. The commission will draw the lines for California congressional districts, state senate and assembly and the Board of Equalization.
How the lines are drawn will determine whether communities have a fair opportunity to elect the candidates of their choice in state legislative, Board of Equalization, and congressional elections.