South San Mateo County

South San Mateo County

Atherton • East Palo Alto • Menlo Park • Portola Valley 
Redwood City • Woodside

LWVUS - Celebrating our 99th Birthday!

Be Informed   •  Be Active  •  Be Democracy in Action


The League of Women Voters encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.  We never support or oppose candidates or political parties.


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 League of Women Voters Supports HR1 - For the People Act


Housing Crisis Deconstructed

How did we get here?  Where do we go from here?

This is a very complex issue for each of our communities with more questions than answers.
Join us to learn about all of the challenges and opportunities.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Doors open at 6:45 pm
Presentation at 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Woodside Methodist Church
2000 Woodside Road
Redwood City


Michael D. Pierce,
President, Prodesse Property Group
& St. Francis Center, Board Chairman

Michael D. Pierce has been active in the management, operation, acquisition, renovation and construction of investment property since 1979.

Mr. Piercealso serves as Chairman of The St. Francis Center.  The St. Francis Center is a non-profit whose focus is on helping needy families in the Redwood City area and assists such families in whatever ways will allow them to live in dignity and become self-supporting members of the community.

Mr. Peirce also serves on the Board of Directors of the San Mateo County Colleges District Educational Housing Corporation which focuses on advancing education by supporting the San Mateo County CommunityCollege District in its efforts to attract and retain qualified faculty and staff through the development and operation of affordable housing for educational employees.

Please Register!


Concerned that our League
Doesn't Reflect the Diversity in our Region?

Volunteer to Make a Change!

Join our Diversity Team, working toward Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion 

Contact Shirley DesMarais at president [at]


Housing: Past and Future
Event Date: 
Apr 10 2019 - 6:30pm
Event location: 

Redwood City Public Library

Our Jobs and Housing Imbalance

Event Date: 
Mar 19 2019 - 1:00pm
Event location: 

San Mateo Public Library

The housing development plan is to build housing near a transit hub or along a transit corridor.

Event Date: 
Mar 25 2019 - 7:00pm
Event location: 

Century 20 Downtown Redwood City

bias is a film that challenges us to confront our hidden biases and understand what we risk when we follow our gut.

Event Date: 
May 29 2019 - 6:00pm
Event location: 

The Old Spaghetti Factory

More details to come!