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News

Get the latest information on the Schools and Communities First Initiative, upcoming Voter Service opportunities, and our latest courageous woman, Marie W. Stewart!

Suzan Requa, LWVDV co-president
Blog Post

100 years later, women still power the vote through their management of campaigns for candidates and ballot measures, and by successfully campaigning to become elected officials themselves. In our county, we can be proud of the number of women in leadership roles.

volunteers at table to help register voters
Blog Post

The League is already getting requests to help register voters or train registrars, and to participate in advocacy training with a focus on voter turnout. Check out the opportunities to join our Voter Service activities!

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News

Our October Voter has a lot for you -- TWO informative meetings this month (RSVP now!) Anniversary Celebration activities and information (check out the new suffragist bio!), a plea for help on affordable housing and homelessness, plus Diversity/Equity/Inclusion webinars.

shopping cart with personal possessions next to park bench
Blog Post

Homelessness and Affordable Housing are major problem areas in the Bay Area and in California.

Four people ready to register voters
Blog Post

The League of Women Voters of Diablo Valley may have taken the lead on National Voter Registration Day – but our partners certainly made it successful!  

Poster with woman using ballot box, 1920s, large word VOTE at top
Blog Post

Our September 21st General Meeting kicked off the 2020 election cycle with all things Voters Service. By partnering with the NAACP, NETO and AKA sorority, everyone attending left with the confidence to participate in the National Voter Registration Day the following Tuesday.

generic city council chamber
Blog Post

Martha Goralka, LWVDV Observer, catches us up with what happened at the Antioch school board meeting on August 14, 2019. Learn more about this and similar reports at our Action/Advocacy Committee meetings.

Group of women with manikin dressed as suffragist
Blog Post

Our 2019-2020 year of celebrations of women's suffrage and the founding of the League kicked off in August with a suffrage party.More here and on our 100th Anniversary page.

Speaker Kathy Woofter, Consolidated Fire District, Contra Costa
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This is a brief report by Gail Murray about the August 20, 2019 Walnut Creek meeting providing information on preparing for wildfires. More resources are on our Wildfire Issues page (link in article).

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