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Board Members

LWVTA 2018-2019 Board of Directors

LWVTA Board of Directors

vote center

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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PBI Black Voter Poll
Research & Studies

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


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.

Popovers in Pasadena
Event Date: 
Jul 27 2019 - 9:30am
Event location: 

Women's City Club of Pasadena

Featuring: Giovany Hernandez, NALEO Census Campaign Manager, and Fatima Malik, LWVLAC VP and Communications Director.

Alpine Village
Press Release

We've just learned that Alpine Village is for sale and potentially threatened with substantial demolition.

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
Press Release

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.

Spring Tri-League

League members of the Torrance Area, Beach Cities and Palos Verdes Peninsula convened for the Spring Tri-League meeting in celebration of Women's History Month.

LA Times Article on Ruth Nadel

Dear League Members,

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

Memorial Speech

Eulogy given by Ruth Vogel:

LWVLA 2019  ILO Convention

A report from our league delegate Dr. Sharon Alexander:

Dear League Member,