League of Women Voters of Oakland hosted a “Community Roundtable on: Climate Crisis in Oakland: What We Can Do” to help educate each other in this important topic that impacts all members of the community. Read our Summary Notes from the event!
Lunch & Learn with the League."Do Charter Schools Provide Real Choice?" Guest Speaker: Dr. PK Difenbaugh, Superintendent of the Monterey Peninsula Unified School District, will discuss Charter Schools, their impact on local districts and how or if they meet the needs of elementary and secondary students. Do Charter Schools provide a real choice for parents? How is the Charter School the same or different than a private school?
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!
• 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
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.
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)