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Photo of LWVO members at Annual Meeting

LWVO Annual Meeting

LWVO members hear Board updates and summaries of our year's work!

Photo of LWVO members at Annual Meeting

LWVO Annual Meeting

LWVO members hear summaries of our year's work!

LWVO Members at 2017 LWVC Convention

LWVO at 2017 LWVC Convention

LWVO Reps at 2017 LWVC Convention!

Photo from 2018 March for Our Lives Voter Registration

March for Our Lives 2018

LWVO registers voters at the Oakland March!

LWVO staffing a tent at Oakland Tech HS on March 14, Day of Action!

LWVO Registers Young Voters on March 14!

LWVO staffed a table and registered and educated 190 young voters at Oakland Tech HS on March 14, Day of Action!

Women's March 2018

Women's March Oakland 2018

LWVO registered voters at the Women's March!

Women's March 2018

Women's March Oakland 2018

LWVO educated voters at the Women's March!

Women's March

Women's March Oakland 2018

LWVO joined the Women's March!

Group Photo of LWVO Board with LWV and LWVC Leaders

2016 LWVUS Convention

LWVO joins LWV President Elisabeth McNamara at Convention!

Oakland

Growing Democracy...Building Community!

Who are we? We are the League of Women Voters, an organization of women and men who want to make a difference in the political future of our country. We are a diverse, non-partisan, political group with a long-standing tradition of educating voters.

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News

After an almost 11-hour long meeting last week, the Oakland City Council finally determined what measures they will ask Oakland voters to consider this November.

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Event Date: 
Aug 17 2018 - 2:00pm
Event location: 

African American Museum and Library

Join us for this special opportunity to meet and greet author and 2018 National Women's History Project honoree Susan Burton, a leader in the movement to end mass incarceration. Co-sponsored by LWVO, POWER and AAUW Oakland-Piedmont.

News

Look for that envelope with the LWVO logo return address that you received in the mail earlier this week.

News

The League called, and you responded! With over 80 attendees, LWVO members made important decisions that will steer the direction of our League.

News

The Bay Area Monitor - a publication of the LWV Bay Area - has a new website!

Action Alerts

The City of Oakland recently released its Race and Equity Indicators Report. Last year, Oakland was selected to be among a group of five cities to develop local Equity Indicators tools in partnership with the Ci

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Event Date: 
Sep 15 2018 - 10:00am
Event location: 

Embassy Suites Hotel

Join the League of Women Voters of California Advocacy Team to find out how to influence policy in the capitol.

You will learn:

Action Alerts

Join the League of Women Voters of California Advocacy Team to find out how to influence policy in the capitol.

Event Date: 
Aug 14 2018 - 10:00am
Event location: 

South Berkeley Senior Center

Great news! Schools & Communities First – the Prop 13 reform coalition -- has collected enough signatures to qualify our initiative for the 2020 ballot!

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Event Date: 
Aug 29 2018 - 3:00pm
Event location: 

Office of the City Clerk

A number one issue for the League is Record Management. Do you know why this topic is so important to the League?

News

The County of Alameda and the Alameda County-Oakland Community Action Partnership (AC-OCAP) are now accepting applications for two exciting community engagement opportunities.

Photo of LWV members at Annual Convention Chicago 2018
News

Both locally and nationally, the League recently has welcomed new leadership and clarified our vision of how to move forward. With inspiration in the air, now is the time to align ourselves internally in preparation of the movements that await us in the months to come. Read the National League's priorities to see how our local chapter fits into the larger movement, and follow the link to renew your membership! Together we stand for Oakland!

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Register to vote on the state of California's website.

Be sure to note the deadlines by which registration is required for the upcoming elections!