On this day in 1920, the United States of America adopted the 19th amendment to its constitution prohibiting any state or the federal government from denying any citizen the right to vote on the basis of gender.
In August 1973, Congress approved a resolution designating August 26 "Women's Equality Day."
The League of Women Voters of Fresno will celebrate Women'e Equality Day on Tuesday, August 27, 5:30 pm at Stone Soup Community Center. Dr. Carole Goldsmith, President of Fresno City College, is this year's honoree. The event will feature wine and cheese, live music, presentations by Angelica Carpenter (Born Criminal) and Brandi Orth (Fresno County Registrar of Voters).
The Event and Program Planning Committee meets monthly. We welcome new members and ask that you contact the committee chair Julie Hartford at juliehartford [at] gmail.com if you'd like to join or find out more.
The Event and Program Planning Committee's goal is to plan and execute educational programs, forums, and events that fulfill the purposes of the League and adhere to League guidelines.
The League of Women Voters of Oakland Membership Committee is sponsoring a social event with an evening at the Oakland Athletics vs. the Los Angeles Angels baseball game! *Bonus--parking at the Oakland Coliseum is FREE on Tuesdays.
We will sit in the Plaza Level and the price for each ticket is $29.00. Payment may be made via the PayPal form below or by sending a check (payable to the League of Women Voters Oakland) to the LWVO office: 436 14th Street, Suite 1213, Oakland, CA 94612.
Join us for our League's Opening Meeting. This is our first membership meeting of the new fiscal year 2019-2020. We will be featuring our reorganized Voter Services plans and subcommittees. Hear from Julie Rodewald- our new Voter Services Director and her subcommittee chairs about the ways you can get involved with our events for the coming year. Our keynote speaker is Tommy Gong, San Luis Obispo County Clerk-Recorder. Tommy will update us on the latest in Elections and Voting in our county.
This will be a series of presentations on current technologies and local plans already in effect with the goal to end city-wide greenhouse gas emissions. Local representatives will also speak on current discussions for action in Chico. Additional speakers will be joining these lead presenters on the panels for each night. Currently scheduled topics are: