Political Responsibility through Informed and Active Participation

The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.


The League of Women Voters of Piedmont held an Election Forum on October 11, 2018 that featured candidates running for City Council and School Board, as well as pros and cons for two local measures to amend the Ci


"This is one of the most exciting times for journalism," said David Thigpen, Director of Undergraduate Journalism programs at UC Berkeley.

California Participants at the LWV National Convention 2018
It is hard to believe that it is August already, the summer has flown by so quickly. July was a busy month for our League with the LWVUS Convention and our new board's annual retreat.

The Appreciating Diversity Film Series is a collaborative program of the Piedmont Appreciating Diversity Committee, DiversityWorks, and the Piedmont Chapter of the League of Women Voters. We endeavor to show six documentary films a year, each followed by some form of community dialogue. The mission of the Appreciating Diversity Film Series is:

to bring powerful documentaries that examine issues of diversity to community audiences.

Vice Mayor, Teddy King, presents proclamation to LWVP

The Piedmont League of Women Voters celebrated 70 years with a packed house and a healthy helping of both history and previews of what lies ahead.

Flier for 10/12 eventbrite
Event Date: 
Oct 12 2018 - 6:00pm
Event location: 

Oakland City Hall

Hear from and interact with candidates for Alameda County Assessor, BART Board District 4, and City Council District 2 in a public forum.