Oakland

Oakland

Growing Democracy...Building Community!

Who are we? We are the League of Women Voters, an organization of women and men who want to make a difference in the political future of our country. We are a diverse, non-partisan, political group with a long-standing tradition of educating voters.

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This week, people from all over this country have exercised their First Amendment rights as they protested the killing of George Floyd and the countless other Black lives that have been taken at the hands of police.

Black Lives Matter
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The League of Women Voters grieves the murders of George Floyd and the countless other Black lives that have been tragically taken at the hands of rogue law enforcement officers who are rarely held fully accountable for their actions. We

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Event Date: 
Jun 9 2020 - 5:30pm

Únase con lideres y activistas apoyando Escuelas y Comunidades Primero de todas partes de California para celebrar, animar y empezar a movilizar votantes este verano y así marchar hacia la victoria en noviembre! 

Schools and Communities First Tele-Town Hall event
Event Date: 
Jun 10 2020 - 5:30pm

Join Schools & Communities First leaders and activists from around the state to celebrate, motivate, and launch our summer Field program that will take us to victory in November! 

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Event Date: 
Jun 13 2020 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
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This will be a virtual meeting conducted using Zoom

Join this virtual meeting as LWVO conducts our annual meeting and corporate business  The nominating committee will present an exciting slate of new and continuing board members to lead our organization of over 350 members in th

Color of Law
Event Date: 
Jun 18 2020 - 6:00pm
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Virtual via Zoom

Many of us have extra time these days. What better way to spend it than with a book! In these trying times, it's also helpful to stay in community, even if we can't personally be with each other.
 

Climate Crisis
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We recently commemorated the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, which began in reaction to the ravages of a massive oil spill in Santa Barbara, California, in 1969.

2020 Census
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Due to Covid-19, the deadline for collection of Census data has been moved to October 31 from July 31.   So there is plenty of time for League members to help insure that Alameda County has a full count.  As of April 20, 53% of
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Apply to be on the Police Commission, which is changing OPD policies and overseeing police discipline. The Oakland Police Commission is looking for new members. Are you interested?

Safe, Accessible Voting for All
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Here’s how the LWVC is working to assure safe, accessible voting for all in November!

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Policy Recommendations for Leagues to Advocate
 
Bay Area Monitor
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Stay Safe, Stay Busy:  Work from home. Kids at home. Social distance.

LWVO Tote BagGet Your Stylish LWV Tote Bag!

 

A shopping bag to let everyone know you "stand with the League." 

Large capacity eco-friendly canvas tote bag.