The League of Women Voters of Oakland is excited to collaborate with the Dimond Improvement Association (DIA) to sponsor Oakland's first Meet Your Public Official (MYPO) event. We first learned about the popular MYPO and “speed dating” from the LWV of Alameda.
Discussion groups meet regularly every month. This month's Discussion Groups will follow up on our Creative Housing Solutions Forum and will be led by our expert on Housing and Homelessness, Emily Allen.
Oct. 1, 5:30 pm, Madam Lu's Restaurant Supper Group. RSVP to Karen Bunker at kfbunk [at] cox.net Oct. 7, 10 am, Carpinteria Discussion Group. This meeting is CANCELLED!
LWV North & Central San Mateo County will need many volunteers on Saturday, October 5, 2019 for our first Voter Girl event at Notre Dame High School, Belmont – would you like to help? This is a one-day event where League members will lead classroom activities for 200 Girl Scouts to earn their Civic Engagement badges.
Ryan Kegley, County Veterans Services Officer, will describe all the services offered by the Stanislaus Veterans Services Center in Modesto and answer questions from the audience. The public is invited to this free event. Lunch, chef's choice, is available at $16. Reservations not required. For more information, call the League at 209-324-3375.
Our League is joining a national action program to ban assault weapons. We will be sending out a blizzard of postcards to our state and federal representatives to “BAN ASSAULT WEAPONS”. The postcards will be sent out to legislative representatives on the anniversary of mass killings for:
Our League of Women Voters Benicia (soon-to-be League of Women Voters of Solano County!) fall events include:
Night Out on the Rocky Hill Trail: Sept. 25, our league will have a table for voter registration and member recruitment at Night Out on the Rocky Hill Trail, from 5-7 pm at the intersection of Markham & Rocky Hill Rd. in Vacaville.