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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.

LWVO President Deborah Shefler
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 Thanks to everyone who joined our Zoom Town Hall April 18th to recommend local action/advocacy priorities for FY 2020-2021. It was our first attempt to gather a large group virtually, and judging by the comments we did a good job.
Event Date: 
Jun 6 2020 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
This business meeting will cover, among other things, the future of the Bay Area Monitor. 
Event Date: 
May 28 2020 - 7:00pm

Lonnie Bunch III, one of our great historians and a unifying and inspiring le

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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

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 Oakland household
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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.
VOTER Newsletter Spring 2020
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Get the latest on the March election, the ERA, the Census, and other LWVO news!  Read our current issue of the Voter here!

Get involved!  Be informed!

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To broaden and deepen the Oakland League’s understanding of the diversity of our community and the factors that influence civic participation within diverse Oakland communities, LWVO commissioned a unique research project to help us better underst

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.