Oakland

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.

Equality Day Save the Date
Event Date: 
Aug 26 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Join the League of Women Voters of Oakland for a special online Centennial celebration!

Get Ready to Vote in Election 2020
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Be sure you're ready to vote in the November 3 election!   Check out our Voter & Election Resources!

City of Oakland Public Ethics Commission
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The City of Oakland Public Ethics Commission (PEC) is now accepting applications to fill two PEC-appointed Commissioner  positions, as part of its seven-member volunteer citizen board. 

John Lewis
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John Lewis will be a founding father of that fuller, fairer, better America.”  --President Barack Obama

Welcome New Members
Event Date: 
Aug 12 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Come meet other members, our President and other leaders and learn more about YOUR League.

Appreciating Diversity Film Series
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Community screenings are suspended for the time being. Nevertheless, we are living in a golden age of documentaries, and we’ve been proud to show many great ones over the years.

Oakland downtown
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LWVO has long advocated for open, transparent government. We are concerned that the rules of procedure under which our CC is currently operating do not provide appropriate notice and access.

Strengthening Democracy Award
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Congratulations to the members of the Oakland League of Women Voters for winning the LWVUS Strengthening Democracy award at this year’s national convention.

Strengthening Democracy Award
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Get caught up on the recent Convention!  Watch virtual caucuses relating to Voting Rights; Empowering Youth Voice; Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging, and Making Democracy Work in the Criminal Justice System.  See more

Measure Q Letter
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League of Women Voters of Oakland is monitoring the Oakland City Council's allocation of Measure Q funds.

Annual Meeting graphic
Event Date: 
Jun 13 2020 - 10:00am

Get up to date on our virtual Annual Meeting held recently.   LWVO conducted our annual meeting and corporate business.  The nominating committee presented an exciting slate of new and continuing board members to lead our organi

2020 Census
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Due to Covid-19, the deadline for collection of Census data has been moved to October 31 from July 31.   So there is plenty of time for League members to help insure that Alameda County has a full count.  As of April 20, 53% of
Safe, Accessible Voting for All
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Here’s how the LWVC is working to assure safe, accessible voting for all in November!

LWVO Tote BagGet Your Stylish LWV Tote Bag!

 

A shopping bag to let everyone know you "stand with the League." 

Large capacity eco-friendly canvas tote bag.