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Piedmont

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.

Event Date: 
Sep 23 2018 - 3:00pm
Event location: 

Piedmont Community Church

David Thigpen

Fountain at Piedmont City Hall
Event Date: 
Oct 11 2018 - 7:00pm
Event location: 

Piedmont City Council Chambers

The Piedmont League of Women Voters will host a voter education forum with candidates for Piedmont City Council, Piedmont School Board and pros and cons for City Measures BB and CC, which propose amendments to the Piedmont City Charter.

Event Date: 
Sep 5 2018 - 7:00pm
Event location: 

Ellen Driscoll Playhouse

Come see how civil rights laws we now take for granted were made, and the importance of electing great women to office.

Event Date: 
Sep 30 2018 - 11:00am
Event location: 

Piedmont Park

Stop by LWVP's table at this year's Harvest Fesitval! Have an hour to spare?

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Read Virginia Kase's inspirational message here.

Jeff Kobal with candy from 4th of July contest
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For the second year in a row, The League of Women Voters of Piedmont sponsored a “candy-counting” contest at its voter registration and information table in Piedmont Park on the 4th of July.  Anyone is eligible to participate in this contest and t

California Participants at the LWV National Convention 2018
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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.
Event Date: 
Aug 1 2018 - 7:00pm

All LWVP members are invited to attend our board meetings.

LWVP at 4th of July Parade 2018
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LWVP's small but proud contingent was met with strong crowd support along the parade route at this year's 4th of July Parade in Piedmont!

LWVP Civics in Action Award Recipients 2018
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We are pleased to announce that the 2018 LWVP Civics in Action Award was presented to Piedmont High School seniors Genevieve Raushenbush and Maya Guzdar on May 22.  The LWVP Civics In Action Award is presented each year as part of the Senior Award

Democracy at Work
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LWVP Advises City Council on Public Input to City Charter Changes

LWV Making Democracy Work
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The League of Women Voters of Piedmont sent the following letter to the Piedmont Mayor, City Council Members and School Board.

Great Decisions Briefing Book image

Great Decisions is America's largest discussion program on world affairs. The program model involves reading the Great Decisions Briefing Book, watching the DVD and meeting in a Discussion Group to discuss the most critical global issues facing America today. Each year, eight topics are chosen by a panel of experts. Below is the schedule for this year's Discussion Group. Participants choose which time slot to attend.

Holiday Ornaments
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Members of the League and their guests gathered at the Community Center the December to take part in our annual Holiday Luncheon. Dr.</body></html>

Women's March Oakland 2017
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LWVP joined an estimated 40-50,000 people in Oakland for the Women's March on Saturday, January 20th, 2018.

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
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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 Assembly District 15 Candidate Forum
Event Date: 
Oct 2 2018 - 7:00pm
Event location: 

Berkeley Community Theater

Jovanka Beckles and Buffy Wicks, candidates for Assembly District 15, will respond to questions at this free Candidate Forum.