West Contra Costa County

West Contra Costa County

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy.

Janet Abelson


Our hearts are heavy - our good friend and long time member, Janet Abelson, passed away January 26. Janet was a dedicated member of the League of West Contra Costa County - serving as Membership Chair for many years. 





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The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.

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After Incarceration: Community Conversation
Event Date: 
Nov 16 2023 04:00 pm to 05:30 pm
Event location: 

virtual (Zoom)

Join us as we learn about the challenges formerly incarcerated members of our communities encounter and the groups advocating and providing support services for them.

Income inequality - Community Conversation
Event Date: 
Oct 19 2023 04:00 pm to 05:30 pm
Event location: 

virtual (Zoom)

Income disparities are now so pronounced that the average income of America’s richest 1 percent of households was more than 84 times the average income of the bottom 20 percent in 2019. Approaches to addressing this inequality will be featured in this webinar.