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Schools and Communities First Press Conference

Conference announcing 860,000 signatures to qualify Schools and Communities First on November 2020 ballot! The League of Women Voters joined Communities for a New California, Faith in Fresno Clergy Caucus, 99Rootz, and California Alliance for Retired Americans.

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75+ years of Making Democracy Work in Fresno County

The League of Women Voters of Fresno is a nonprofit, nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government.                 We influence public policy through education and advocacy. 

 

 

 

 

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How to Prepare for LWVF Program Planning  

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The California Supreme Court issued a landmark ruling on Christmas Eve in favor of the public-interest appellants League of Women Voters of Fresno, Sierra Club, and Revive the San Joaquin.

Fresno League members at LWVUS

Click here to for a short video introduction on who we are and how we continually are working to improve our communities.

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The City of Fresno Office of Independent Review’s report for the fourth quarter of 2017 is now available on the City’s website.

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LWV Fresno is starting to plan now for the 2020 100th year celebration of women's suffrage  If you would like to help, please call 559-226-5455 and let us know!

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Recently I accepted the task of screening faxed patient referrals to the Family HealthCare Network’s Rheumatology Clinic located on the downtown Community Hospital campus.

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The Fresno Unified School Board held a special meeting to discuss facilities projects under the Measure X bond. The board member’s comments were combative and resulted in a hiatus on project planning until a follow up meeting when

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The quarterly Housing report from the Department of Behavioral Health represents information that is a major concern to our community.

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Our local groundwater basin is critically overdrafted.

Groundwater planning is important to:

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The Affordable Housing Committee discussed how it intends to move forward this year.

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 Celia Wexler of Who.What.Why on the League's increase membership after the

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Should physicians, and especially physicians’ groups, “stay in their own lane?” The NRA thinks so when it comes to gun control legislation.

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You can enroll in the Citizens Police Academy and for one day a week for 15 weeks learn all about the department, visit and shoot at the gun range, mingle with police dogs and even allow them to “attack” you if you are so inclined.

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Site Visit to the Perinatal Wellness Center, located at the West Fresno Regional Center. At the board meeting the Department presented the Outcomes Report.

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FUSD Board of Education: There will be new faces on the Board beginning in December. Chris Delacerda lost his election to Veva Islas in the McLane area.

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Voter Services continues to work elections and so the report for the 2018 general election is not yet complete but as of now here is the Voter Services Report from Liz Shields and observations from two Elections Observers: 

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TRANSFORMATION JOURNEY by Marianne Kast          When we hosted a regional meeting with Helen Hutchison, LWV CA President, recently, she outlined some of the barriers to the League’s process of moving successfully into its second century of existe

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The Education Committee studied the charter schools within Fresno Unified's boundaries. The report was completed in October 2018.

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Check your inboxes each week for the newly created weekly League news updates.  

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Reports on the work of Priority Committees established at the Program Planning meeting last February.

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Recharge Fresno: The City of Fresno completed construction of Recharge Fresno, a major water system upgrade, last month.