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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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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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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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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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Event Date: 
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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Event Date: 
November 2, 2019 - 11:30 am

Schools and Communities First Information Program

On Saturday, November 2nd 11:30-1:30 a Membership meeting will be held to give information about Schools and Communities First, a proposed ballot measure supported by League of Women Voters California.
The meeting will be held at the Garcia Center for the Arts, 536 West 11th Street, San Bernardino. You will want to know what this ballot measure is all about, and this is a way to find out.

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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

REASON FOR DATE CHANGE: November 9th is the Anniversary Committee train trip to Sacramento to celebrate ratification of the 19th Amendment. 

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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: 
November 2, 2019 - 9:30 am

Monthly Board Meeting

 

Schools and Communities First Information Program to follow Board Meeting

 

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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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October 26, 2019 - 11:30 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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Event Date: 
October 25, 2019 - 8:30 am

The Housing Leadership Council is excited to bring attendees a great selection of workshops, panelists, and speakers such as State Superintendent Tony Thurmond, Assemblymember Marc Berman, and Marie Davis from St. James AME Zion Church.

 HLC will also be recognizing our 2019 Housing Hall of Fame awardee, Sandy Council! 

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Event Date: 
October 24, 2019 - 5:30 pm

 Stay tuned for more details!

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