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LWVTA 2018-2019 Board of Directors

LWVTA Board of Directors

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Voter Center Placement Project

Members of the LWVTA were trained in recruiting centers for the public meetings describing the new voting procedures.

Mike Gipson & LWVTA

Legislative Interview with Assembly-Member MIke Gipson

League of Women Voters Torrance Area Interviewed Assembly-Member Mike Gipson of the 64th District.

Torrance Area

Because Democracy Is Not a Spectator Sport

The League of Women Voters, a political organization, encourages informed and active participation in government and influences public policy through education and advocacy. While we encourage participation in politics, we neither promote nor oppose any political party or candidate. We welcome anyone over the age of sixteen to join our local league, which includes membership at the state and national levels. 

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An image of a platter of crackers, fruit, and dips as for a party.
Event Date: 
Aug 24 2019 - 11:30am
Event location: 

Gloria Gutierrez Residence

Press Mention


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The City of Torrance is contemplating some new City Charter revisions that have significant impact on the City Attorney, City Manager, City Clerk and City Treasurer. 

Recommendation of the City Attorney that the City Council:

South Bay Film Society
Event Date: 
Oct 23 2019 - 7:00pm
Event location: 

Rolling Hills AMC

After the 2008 election, a secretive, well-funded partisan initiative poured money into state legislative races in key swing states to gain control of their redistricting processes and used high-tech analytics to dramatically skew voting maps base

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Popovers in Pasadena

At the Pasadena Women's Club, the League of Women Voters Torrance Area Board members Emma Simmons, Jill Verenkoff, Sue Herbers Pat Kromka, Pam Thornton and Gloria Guitierrez met for lunch (including those famous popovers!) and informative lectures


Dear Community Members,

Do you know an extraordinary volunteer who selflessly gives their time and talents to better our community?  If so, I hope you will consider nominating this volunteer for the Torrance-South Bay YMCA’s Good Neighbor Award.

Research & Studies

The Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) has prepared Local Profiles for each SCAG member jurisdiction every two years since 2009.

Sex Trafficking

Recently, California passed controversial AB 329, the California Healthy Youth Act, and it is now being implemented by the State Board of Education.

Interview Al Muratsuchi
Public Statement

Torrance, CA – Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law Assembly Bill (AB) 272, authored by Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D-Torrance), a bill that encourages California school districts to develop and adopt policies that

Annual Meeting Picture

On June 8th at the Depot, local members celebrated the 57th annual meeting and election of officers at the League of Women Voters Torrance Area.

VSAP Meeting

On Thursday evening, May 16th, the L.A.

South Bay Housing Forum

One of the most heated issues facing California today is housing.

Councilmember Goodrich

After a unanimous vote by the Torrance City Council to provide money to study the ways the City can latch onto a piece of the booming tech industry, Council-Member Tim Goodrich has spearheaded a campaign, called “Torrance Forward.” The City Counci

PBIPA Quiz: Participation Edition

Dear Friends and Colleagues:

The future of California will very much be determined by the 2020 census. At PBI, we are doing our part to raise awareness about the census. Check out our latest Civic Quiz and let us know how you do. 




“Everything we throw away, comes back.” Although we have created billions of tons of plastic products over the past 60 years, many of which are single-use items, only 9% of it is recycled, according to National Geographic.

PBI Black Voter Poll
Research & Studies

 "Surveying African-American Los Angeles: A Portrait of Engagement"