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This is our August newsletter, with upcoming meetings (local and regional), many chances to participate (there are at least two polls here!) and much much more. Read it all!

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Affordable housing, available housing, any housing - housing writ large - is an overwhelming concern in our state and our community. Everyone responds in different ways. To find out more, I recently met with Lafayette’s Interim City Manager, Niroop Srivatsa.

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This commission, which replaces the Council on Health Care Delivery Systems, has just been passed by the Legislature and signed into law (SB 104, section 4). Its purpose is to develop “a plan for advancing progress toward achieving a health care delivery system for California that provides coverage and access through a unified financing system, including, but not limited to a single payer financing system, for all Californians.”

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We hold orientations for new members quarterly, to give you an overview of League's history, mission, procedures, current priorities and how you can get involved. If you have joined LWVDV recently and haven't yet attended an orientation, please click through to fill out a short survey so we can pick the best time for our next one!

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An Issue Resource Chair, previously known as Item Chair, is a member who focuses on learning and being a resource person for the League about a given topic (such as Gun Violence Prevention or Climate Change). By having one team, or even one person, specializing in the action and advocacy of each topic, we have the opportunity to respond and understand far more issues.

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Public Statement

The Free the Vote campaign follows similar successful measures in Nevada and Colorado

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Expansive Small Business Tax Relief & Wider Path to Victory in 2020

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Find out more about our work!

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Seeking diverse applicants to represent California

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We stand against hate and for common sense gun safety