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Our September Voter is fuller than full! Fall League Kick-Off featuring Voters Service, Anniversary Celebration activities and information (Chinese-American suffragists!), great information from our Wildfire meeting, Action Alerts and initiative news and so much more!

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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.

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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.

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Blog Post

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).

Martha Goralka, LWV Diablo Valley, with campaign sign

We helped qualify this initiative last year, but the Schools and Communities First coalition has made some changes that will make it even easier to get this passed on the November 2020 ballot. We are joining the LWVC and other local Leagues and coalition partners to gather signatures to re-file this improved initiative.

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SB 72 will ensure that all voters who wish to are able to register and cast a vote on Election Day

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The People Powered Fair Maps Campaign Will Create Fair Redistricting Across America

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Public Statement

The amendment would restore voting rights to nearly 50,000 Californians on parole.


VCA makes voting easier along with this turnkey toolkit for local League outreach efforts.