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Fresno for Parks Kickoff Campaign

Fresno for Parks

Fresno to Park Kickoff Campaign at Lafayette Park

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Downtown Fresno

Photo by Brian Diener

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Volunteer Opportunities

Expand your resume and better your community!

Volunteer Opportunities
one healthy fresno with better parks

Parks

LWV, Fresno is a Member of One Healthy Fresno Committee

Let's Invest in Parks

Fresno

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. 

 

 

 

 

Candidate Forum - Educate the Vote
Event Date: 
Apr 28 2018 - 11:00am
Event location: 

Stone Soup

The candidate forum is free and open to the public. No registration is needed for this event.

Join Us
Event Date: 
Apr 28 2018 - 9:00am
Event location: 

Stone Soup

There will be a full catered breakfast followed by the annual meeting.Click to register for the event.

march for our lives youth leaders in fresno

Articles News

The League of Women Voters of Fresno registered voters at the event. The student speakers were inspiring and reminded everyone to register to vote and VOTE.

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League members are connecting with Fresno’s Leading Young Professionals, a group of under-40 professionals who are exploring possibilities for their involvement in community issues.  This is part of our investigation of opportunities to interest t

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Articles News

Last month staff presented the first budget recommendations to the Board dealing with site staffing.  FUSD will receive $47 million in new funding for 2018-2019 based on the full implementation of the Local Control Funding Formula.  It will also g

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The Behavioral Health Board learned about an ongoing Family Education and Support Group offered by the Department of Behavioral Health.  The monthly group is open to any family members in the community who are interested in better understanding th

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Articles News

Good results were reported out of the district’s efforts to improve post graduate choices for Fresno students.  This last year students received personalized packets describing the colleges for which they qualified.  College applications were up b

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Articles Press Release

The continued mass shootings in our society and in schools in particular have horrified the League of Women Voters of Fresno.

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Water and climate change were the centerpiece of the January Interfaith Scholar Weekend. The featured speaker was Fresno native Dr. Christiana Zenner Peppard, Associate Professor of Theology, Science, and Ethics at Fordham University.

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Governor Brown’s new budget proposals include increases in school district allocations, advancing the schedule for full implementation of the state’s local control funding goals.  In addition, the governor has proposed specific increases in specia

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Affordable housing is  defined as costing no more than 30% of the annual income of the occupants. In Fresno, 45% of all households fall in that group.

Temperance Flat Dam Project

Articles News

Members of the LWVC Water Committee are working hard to keep abreast of developments with the Proposition 1  Water Storage Investment Program funding approved by voters in 2014.

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Articles Blog Post

When I was growing up in Los Angeles, riding the bus was THE ticket to freedom for those of us younger than driving age.  There were no school buses provided except for field trips and for kids in the lower grades who had to cross the busy street