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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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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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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

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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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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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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October 28, 2019 - 7:00 pm

How to Save Our Dollars, Data, and California Districts

 

Alessia Simmonds

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

 Stay tuned for more details!

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October 24, 2019 - 11:00 am

Speaker will be Barbara Dunsheath, Professor of History, East Los Angeles College; Board of Trustees North Orange County Community College District. Topic of her speech will be "The Women's Hour: the Path Towards Suffrage and Beyond". Email reservations to lunchwithleague [at] lwvnoc.org

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October 23, 2019 - 7:00 pm

Our Co-President, Mona Field, will be teaching a Civics 101 lesson at The Ebell of Los Angeles. Come learn about WHO'S IN CHARGE OF WHAT.

Whom do you call when streets have potholes, mail runs late, the DMV can't find your information, or any life problems that involve a government agency?

$5 suggested donation. Free parking, east lot across from entrance.

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Event Date: 
October 22, 2019 - 6:30 pm

DATE CHANGE - NOTE NEW DATE: The League President and Membership Chair invite you to a new member orientation to
learn all about the league and what our local chapter does.

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Event Date: 
October 22, 2019 - 5:30 pm

Join the Action Committee for its monthly meeting.  Contact us at membership [at] lwvoakland.org for details! 

Learn more about the Action Committee!

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Event Date: 
October 21, 2019 - 7:00 pm

Come meet the 5 candidates for the 3 Rancho Palos Verdes City Council seats. Learn their position on issues facing the city and bring your questions. Get Registered! Get Educated! Vote!

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Event Date: 
October 21, 2019 - 5:30 pm

Join the Membership Committee for its monthly meeting.  Contact us at membership [at] lwvoakland.org for details!  

Learn more about the work Membership does!

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Event Date: 
October 19, 2019 - 2:00 pm
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