Orange Coast

Orange Coast

The League of Women Voters of the United States encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.

Our local league, The League of Women Voters of Orange Coast, serves the people of Aliso Viejo, Costa Mesa, Dana Point, Huntington Beach, Irvine, Laguna Beach, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Woods, Lake Forest, Mission Viejo, Newport Beach, Rancho Santa Margarita, San Clemente, San Juan Capistrano, and Seal Beach, California.

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**NEW EDITION 3/29/2019** The VOTER Newsletter from the League of Women Voters Orange Coast is published every two months in PDF format. It contains information about the activities and meetings of our organization. See our latest issue here.

Betty Valencia
Event Date: 
Jun 14 2019 - 10:30am
Event location: 

Coyote Hills Golf Course

Topic: You Might Not Be Interested in Politics, but Politics is Interested in You
Speaker: Betty Valencia

Dr. Kelly Sanders, Ph.D.
Event Date: 
Jun 19 2019 - 12:00pm
Event location: 

Back Bay Conference Center

Topic: The Energy Tradeoffs of Adapting to an Increasingly Water Scarce Future in Southern California
Speaker: Dr. Kelly T. Sanders

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Action Alerts

**Updated 5/13/2019** Contact your Senators today to support S. 949, the For the People Act, and call for a hearing.

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Vote Centers Coming to Orange County in March 2020!

A Vote Center is more than a traditional polling place – it is an official satellite service center.  Cast your ballot at any location, stop by on the weekend, even register to vote, all within a few miles of where you live, work or play. 

Clean Water Running Through Cupped Hands
Blog Post

Many of our members live on or near the coast and have long been active in protection and preservation activity in the wetlands of the Banning Ranch Conservancy, the Bolsa Chica Ecological Preserve, the San Joaquin Marsh Reserve, the wetlands of the Upper Newport Bay and similar areas. Read about proposed regulation changes that will impact our wetlands.

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Event Date: 
May 31 2019 - 10:00am
Event location: 

Westin Pasadena Hotel

What: The 67th State Convention of the League of Women Voters of California


The League of Women Voters believes that when families or individuals cannot afford decent housing, government should provide assistance in the form of income and/or subsidized housing.

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More than 75% of Americans say they now believe that the lack of civility and respect in our country has reached a crisis level. In response to this crisis, the League of Women Voters supports and encourages civil discourse. Learn more about our league's efforts and sign up to receive the latest updates. Listen - Connect - Respect.


MEMBER ONLY PREVIEW **Updated May 18, 2019**
NEW EVENT: June 22nd LWVC Climate Change Forum.
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