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Great Decisions: The State of the State Department And American Diplomacy. This is the last meeting of this series.
Event Date: 
April 1, 2019 - 7:00 pm

Great Decisions Topic: The State of the State Department And American Diplomacy. This is the last meeting of this year's series.

If you are interested in participating in the Great Decision extension group which will meet once a month beginning in May please email your name and email address to Niles Medders at nilesmedders [at] gmail.com.

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
7:00 pm
Benicia
 
Action Committee Meeting
Event Date: 
April 2, 2019 - 5:30 pm

Join the Action Committee Meeting and help the LWVO decide how to take "action" to make democracy work best in Oakland.   Read more about the Action Committee.

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
5:30 pm
Oakland
 
Action Committee Meeting
Event Date: 
April 2, 2019 - 5:30 pm

Join the Action Committee Meeting and help the LWVO decide how to take "action" to make democracy work best in Oakland.   Read more about the Action Committee.

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
5:30 pm
Oakland
 
 
Voter Registration Event at Fairfield High School Career Day
Event Date: 
April 4, 2019 - 9:00 am

We'll be participating in Fairfield High School's Career Day by registering voters from 9-12:30. If you're interested in helping, please contact Gayle Vaughan, vonwindgayle [at] gmail.com.

Career Day is sponsored by the Fairfield-Suisun Rotary. Click this here to find out more about Career Day.

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
9:00 am
Benicia
 
Observer Corps Reports (members only)
Event Date: 
April 5, 2019 - 4:00 pm
Local Leagues connected to this event: 
4:00 pm
Butte County
 
Public Forum on CASA Compact, LWV of Santa Clara
Event Date: 
April 6, 2019 - 9:45 am

Come hear about the CASA Compact: overview and proposals from the Committee to House the Bay Area, to address the lack of affordable housing. Varied perspectives of the Compact will be presented by a panel of speakers. Audience members will have the opportunity to participate in a moderated Q&A.

Event Flyer

Sponsored by the Leagues of Women Voters of Santa Clara County and the Bay Area.

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
9:45 am
Benicia
 
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Observer Corps Reports (members only)
Event Date: 
April 7, 2019 - 1:00 pm
Local Leagues connected to this event: 
1:00 pm
Butte County
 
General Board Meeting
Event Date: 
April 8, 2019 - 1:30 pm
Local Leagues connected to this event: 
1:30 pm
Monterey County
 
LWVO Board Meeting
Event Date: 
April 8, 2019 - 6:30 pm

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

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
6:30 pm
Oakland
 
Political Book Club
Event Date: 
April 8, 2019 - 7:00 pm

Discussion of  “Bad Blood” by John Carreyrou.

All members and the public are welcome to attend.

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
7:00 pm
Southwest Santa Clara Valley
 
Climate Change Planning Group
Event Date: 
April 9, 2019 - 4:30 pm
Local Leagues connected to this event: 
4:30 pm
Butte County
 
Monthly Board Meeting
Event Date: 
April 9, 2019 - 5:30 pm

Monthly meeting to discuss various business items

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
5:30 pm
Humboldt County
 
The ABC' s of the LWV State Convention
Event Date: 
April 9, 2019 - 6:00 pm

Come learn more about California's State Convention being held in Pasadena  May 31- June 2, 2019 and what it means to be a voting delegate. Join a discussion of the advocacy, balloting, and caucusing as well as position planning for 2019-2020 for the LWV California and how you might become involved.

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
6:00 pm
Butte County
 
Lunch & Learn with the League
Event Date: 
April 10, 2019 - 12:00 pm

Lunch & Learn with the League. "Monterey County Update" Guest Speaker: Supervisor Chris Lopez will provide a brief report on his experiences, priorities, and goals in the first "100 days" of his first term. Elected to serve on the Board of Supervisors, 3rd District in June of 2018, he took his Oath of Office in January of 2019.

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
12:00 pm
Monterey County
 
April Board Meeting
Event Date: 
April 11, 2019 - 11:00 am
11:00 am
 
LWVO All-City Luncheon
Event Date: 
April 11, 2019 - 11:00 am

Join us for the 2019 LWVO All-City Luncheon!  Details to come!

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
11:00 am
Oakland
 
Natural Resources Committee Meeting
Event Date: 
April 11, 2019 - 12:00 pm
Local Leagues connected to this event: 
12:00 pm
Monterey County
 
Book Talk: Paving the Way
Event Date: 
April 11, 2019 - 4:00 pm

Please join Institute of Governmental Studies at UCBerkeley on April 11 for a Book Talk with authors Steve Swatt, Susie Swatt, Rebecca LaVally, and Jeff Raimundo. In conversation with former Assemblymember Dion Aroner and former Senator Liz Figueroa moderated by IGS Director Lisa Garcia Bedolla.

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
4:00 pm
Oakland
 
Board Meeting
Event Date: 
April 11, 2019 - 5:30 pm
Local Leagues connected to this event: 
5:30 pm
Butte County
 
Monthly Board Meeting
Event Date: 
April 11, 2019 - 7:00 pm

April Monthly  Board Meeting

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
7:00 pm
Mt. Baldy Area
 
State of the Community Luncheon
Event Date: 
April 12, 2019 - 12:00 pm

The State of the Community Luncheon is the League's primary fundraiser and a time of inspiration as we honor award recipients for their community contributions and hear from the Board of Supervisors. Doors open at 11:30.  For more details and to purchase tickets, click here

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
12:00 pm
Humboldt County
 
Rolling into the Future, City of Visalia's Earth Day 2019
Event Date: 
April 13, 2019 - 12:00 am
Local Leagues connected to this event: 
Tulare County
 
Second Saturday Program -- Being a Better Ally for People of Color
Event Date: 
April 13, 2019 - 9:30 am

Please join the League for our April program, "Being a Better Ally for People of Color".   

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
9:30 am
Western Nevada County
 
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Voter Registration Training
Event Date: 
April 16, 2019 - 9:00 am
Local Leagues connected to this event: 
9:00 am
Butte County
 
Mid-Kaweah Groundwater Sustainability Agency Local Update
Event Date: 
April 16, 2019 - 11:30 am

Paul Hendrix will give us an update on the progress for local groundwater. Please RSVP  to Phoebe 732-6061 by April 12th!

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
11:30 am
Tulare County
 
Education Committee Meeting
Event Date: 
April 16, 2019 - 1:00 pm

We follow the Oakland Unified School District, making sure they attend to the needs of all students, encouraging their success and focusing on balancing the budget. 

Help us spread the word about the LWVO!  Learn more about the Education Committee!  Contact us at educationmembership [at] lwvoakland.org (@lwvoakland.org)

 for the next meeting location!

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
1:00 pm
Oakland
 
Youth Voter Registration Project Team Meeting
Event Date: 
April 16, 2019 - 5:30 pm
Local Leagues connected to this event: 
5:30 pm
Butte County
 
"American Creed" screening and discussion
Event Date: 
April 16, 2019 - 6:00 pm

American Creed, screening at 6pm and discussion at 7pm at the Oroville Branch Library, 1820 Mitchell Avenue, Oroville.

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
6:00 pm
Butte County
 
Film: Answering the Call
Event Date: 
April 16, 2019 - 7:00 pm

The League of Women Voters of North & Central San Mateo is working with the Burlingame Public Library on the Book To Action Project.

This event complements the book discussions and is intended to inspire activism in the spirit of the civil rights movement. All events are free and open to the public

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"Ponderings with the President" Open House
Event Date: 
April 17, 2019 - 4:30 pm

"Ponderings with the President” Open House, League Office 4:30pm - 6pm  April 17, May 15, and June 19

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
4:30 pm
Butte County
 
One County, One Book
Event Date: 
April 17, 2019 - 6:30 pm

The book, March, chronicles Congressman John Lewis’ struggle for civil and human rights.Meet the co-creators of March: Andrew Aydin, co-author and Nate Powell, artist.  The event is free and open to the public.

6:30 pm
 
Lunch with League
Event Date: 
April 18, 2019 - 11:30 am

Enjoy Lunch with League and hear Jenny Rodin, who went from WISEPlace, a transitionnal living center for homeless women, to Director of Hope Family Interventions.  Registration required by April 13, email LWV.COCA [at] gmail.com or call Maggie at 714-289-1125.  $22 if paid in advance or $25 at the door.  Pay online by PalPal or credit card, or check to LWV COCA, mailed to PO Box 10621, Santa Ana CA 92711.  A reservation made is a reservation paid!

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
11:30 am
Central Orange County Area
 
"American Creed"showing and discussion in collaboration with the Butte County Library
Event Date: 
April 18, 2019 - 6:30 pm

The American Creed program on April 18 at CSU, Chico is in Colusa 100A, with viewing at 6:30pm and discussion at 7:30. The same program will be in Oroville April 16.

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
6:30 pm
Butte County
 
Save the Date for the LWV Bay Area Biennial Council!
Bay Area Call to Biennial Council
Event Date: 
April 19, 2019 - 9:30 am

The League of Women Voters of the Bay Area hosts its biennial Council on Saturday, 4/27/19 | 9:30 am - 1:30 pm | Location: TBD

SCHEDULE

9:30 - 10:00 am Networking and Breakfast
10:00 am - 1:00 pm Business Meeting | Voter Services 101 with Carol Moon Goldberg, LWVC

$10 per League (for all voting delegates)
$10 per Person - nonvoting attendees

Need more info?

Visit their website for more Information

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
9:30 am
Bay Area ILO
 
Transportation Committee Meeting
Event Date: 
April 20, 2019 - 2:00 pm

Our next meeting will feature a PowerPoint presentation by Brian Yanity, Rail Propulsion Systems, on the Vancouver Sky Train. We will also pursue our discussion of the possibility of updating the League's 2001 transportation study.

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
2:00 pm
Los Angeles
 
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Face of the League
Event Date: 
April 24, 2019 - 5:30 pm

One of the best ways that League members can encourage voter participation is by getting out into the community and letting the public know about all the wonderful resources LWV has to offer! Please join us on April 24 at 5:30pm in our League office for a fun and informative two-hour training on effective tabling. All League members are encouraged to attend as we master the skills needed to get our essential message to the public.

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
5:30 pm
San Diego
 
Unit Meeting - Gerrymandering and Voter Suppression - Morning
Event Date: 
April 25, 2019 - 9:30 am

Unit meeting - Gerrymandering and Voter Suppression - Morning

A discussion on drawing boundaries of electoral districts to favor one party over another. The passing of laws, rules, or using tactics to prevent eligible voters from voting.

 

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
9:30 am
Mt. Baldy Area
 
11:00 am
 
ADFS film screening - An Evening of Shorts
Event Date: 
April 25, 2019 - 7:00 pm

Appreciating Diversity Film Series will screen 5 short documentary films, and host a discussion led by revered film critic and Osher Lifelong Learning documentary film teacher Michael Fox. The films include two by acclaimed filmmaker Elizabeth Lo: Mothers Day and Hotel 22, as well as the Oscar-nominated 4.1 Miles. Find out more.

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
7:00 pm
Piedmont
 
Foster Care Study
Event Date: 
April 25, 2019 - 7:00 pm

First presentation of the Local Foster Care Study.

 

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
7:00 pm
Humboldt County
 
Appreciating Diversity Film Series: An Evening of Short Films
Event Date: 
April 25, 2019 - 7:00 pm

Our first 'shorts' film fest! Watch five award-winning short documentaries under the guidance of film instructor & critic Michael Fox to learn more about how effective stories are shaped in film.  FREE Event!Michael Fox:  Film Series of Shorts

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
7:00 pm
Oakland
 
Unit Meeting - Gerrymandering and Voter Suppression- Evening
Event Date: 
April 25, 2019 - 7:00 pm

Unit meeting - Gerrymandering and Voter Suppression - Evening

A discussion on drawing electoral districts to favor one party over another. The passing of laws, rules, or using tactics that

prevent eligible voters from voting.

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
7:00 pm
Mt. Baldy Area
 
 
League of Women Voters Bay Area CALL TO BIENNIAL COUNCIL
Event Date: 
April 27, 2019 - 9:30 am

The 2019 Biennial Council of the League of Women Voters Bay Area will be held on Saturday, April 27th, at the Bellevue Club, 525 Bellevue Ave. Oakland CA. All are invited. 

Hope to see many of our league members at this event. This is an excellent opportunity to meet members from other bay area leagues and learn what they are doing to promote the mission of the League. Networking begins at 9:30 am. The Council commences at 10:00 am and concludes at 1:30 pm. There will be a business meeting followed by a presentation on Voter Services Information.

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
9:30 am
Benicia
 
LWVF Annual Meeting with Speaker
Event Date: 
April 27, 2019 - 10:00 am

LWVF Annual Meeting on Sat April 27th

Stone Soup Community Room

Business Meeting 10:00am

 

Program  starts at 11:15am. Ruth Gadebusch will receive the Lipton award. Andrew Janz  - Voter Protection Project  

Catered lunch $25 per person

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
10:00 am
Fresno
 
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Local Foster Care Study Consensus
Event Date: 
April 28, 2019 - 2:00 pm

Consensus meeting for Local Foster Care Study

 

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
2:00 pm
Humboldt County