Making Democracy Work

Past LWVO Events

Date & Time        Place        Description
Monday, May 21, 2018
6pm
TBD LWVO Membership Committee Meeting. All are welcome! Contact Chair Phyllis White-Ayunruoh at membership@lwvoakland.org for details.
Monday, April 16, 2018
6pm
TBD LWVO Membership Committee Meeting. All are welcome! Contact Chair Phyllis White-Ayunruoh at membership@lwvoakland.org for details.
Monday, March 19, 2018
6pm
TBD LWVO Membership Committee Meeting. All are welcome! Contact Chair Phyllis White-Ayunruoh at membership@lwvoakland.org for details.
Monday, March 12, 2018
6:30pm - 8:30pm
LWVO
436 14th Street, Suite 710
Oakland, CA 94602
LWVO Board Meeting. All are welcome!
Saturday, March 10, 2018
7pm
Oakland Marriott
1001 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94607
Anita Hill Speaks at MLK Freedom Center Event!. To RSVP call 510-434-3988.
Friday, March 2, 2018
5:00 - 7:30
Portal Restaurant
1611 2nd Ave
Oakland, CA 94606
LWVO Happy Hour!. Join LWVO for Happy Hour at Portal Restaurant ! We'll host the hors d'oeuvres and snacks. No host for drinks. Questions? Contact Madeleine Nelson at 510.367.1817.
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
5:30 - 7:30pm
TBD Membership Committee Meeting. All are welcome! Contact Chair Phyllis White-Ayunruoh at membership@lwvoakland.org for details.
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
6pm - 9pm
Oakland City Hall
1 Frank H Ogawa Plaza, Hearing Room 2
Oakland, CA 94612
Speaker Series: Alameda County Probation Department. Join us for the first of our 208 Speaker Series talks featuring the Alameda County Chief Probation Officer who will be speaking on capacity-building grants.
Monday, February 12, 2018
6:30pm - 8:30pm
LWVO
436 14th Street, Suite 710
Oakland, CA 94602
LWVO Board Meeting. All are welcome!
Monday, February 5, 2018
6pm - 8pm
DHR Investment Counsel, Conference Room
5435 College Ave # 200
Oakland, CA 94618
Development Committee Meeting. All are welcome! Contact Chair Lori Lieneke at development@lwvoakland.org.
Saturday, February 3, 2018
9:30 - 3pm
Laney College
900 Fallon St
Oakland, CA 94607
Bay Area League Day!. This year's topic is "Regional Government, Winds of Change."

Tickets are $35 in advance; $40 on the day of (there is no charge for volunteers). Continental breakfast and lunch is included.

Information and paying participant registration--e.g. for non-volunteers--is available here! Sign up to help LWVO run this event here!

Saturday, February 3, 2018
9:30am - 2pm
  Bay Area League Day!. This year's theme will be Identifying a Regional Government of the Future. Stay tuned for more details...
Thursday, February 1, 2018
7pm
Merritt College
Gymnasium
12500 Campus Drive
Oakland, CA
MLK Freedom Center Lecture Series: Congressman James Clyburn. Learn more here!
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
6pm - 8pm
Laurel Bookstore
1423 Broadway (Corner 14th St.)
Oakland, CA 94612
LWVO Observer Corps Corner: Under the Hood of Oakland City Government. RSVP and more information: Gen Katz at gen@metron.com
Saturday, January 27, 2018
10am - 12:30pm
Oakland City Hall
1 Frank H Ogawa Plaza, Hearing Room 3
Oakland, CA 94612
LWVO Program Planning Meeting. All are welcome! Come help decide LWVO's priorities for the coming year!
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
6pm - 8pm
2476 Burlington Street
Oakland, CA 94602
New Member Dinner. The membership committee would like to invite new members to join us for an informal dinner at member Meg Bowerman's home. Come learn about the activities of LWVO, its initiatives, and meet other members. Please RSVP to megbowerman@gmail.com.
Monday, January 22, 2018
6:30pm
Laurel Bookstore
1423 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94612
Hot Topics: Oakland Promise. Come discuss the Oakland 2018 ballot measure, Oakland Promise!
Saturday, January 20, 2018
10am
Lake Merritt, meeting place TBD Women's March Oakland. We will be meeting at 9 am on the steps of the Oakland Museum on 10th Street. Learn more here and get tickets here!
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
5:30 - 7:30pm
  Membership Committee Meeting. All are welcome! Contact Phyllis White-Ayunruoh at membership@lwvoakland.org for details.
Saturday, January 13, 2018
3pm - 5:30pm
New Parkway Theatre
474 24th St. (between Telegraph & Broadway) Oakland, CA 94612
Two Great Films on Economic Inequality. Co-Sponsored with LWV Piedmont & Piedmont Appreciating Diversity Committee. Questions? Contact: Christy Van Slyke at christy@diversityfilmseries.org.
Monday, January 8, 2018
6:30pm - 8:30pm
LWVO
436 14th Street, Suite 710
Oakland, CA 94602
LWVO Board Meeting. All are welcome!
Saturday, January 6, 2018
9:30 - Noon
  Alameda County Council Meeting.
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
6pm - 8pm
5818 Ivanhoe Road
Oakland, CA 94618
Development Committee Meeting. All are welcome! Contact Chair Lori Lieneke at development@lwvoakland.org for details.
Tuesday, January 2, 2018
6-7:30pm
LWVO
436 14th Street, Room 710
Oakland, CA 94612
Action Committee Meeting. All are welcome! Contact Chair Helen Hutchison at action@lwvoakland.org for details.
Monday, December 11, 2017
6:30pm - 8:30pm
LWVO
436 14th Street, Suite 710
Oakland, CA 94602
LWVO Board Meeting. All are welcome!
Friday, December 8, 2017
6pm - 8pm
Home of League President Louise Rothman-Riemer
5560 Harbord Drive
Oakland, CA 94618
League Holiday Party.
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
6pm - 8pm
Laurel Bookstore
1423 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94612
Hot Topics: Make It Fair - Prop 13 Reform. Come discuss the reform of California's Proposition 13 and the Make It Fair Campaign. Questions? Email Helen Hutchison at action@lwvoakland.org.
Monday, December 4, 2017
6pm - 8pm
436 14th Street, Suite 710
Oakland, CA 94612
LWVO Development Committee Meeting. Contact Chairs Lori Lieneke and Kathryn Moir at development@lwvoakland.org for information.
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
12pm - 2pm
Oakland City Hall
14th & Broadway, Front Steps
Oakland
Guided Tour of Oakland City Hall. City Hall is where the business of the city takes place. We would like to also invite any potential observers and interested League members. RSVP here!
Tour guide will be Annalee Allen, local historian, former Tribune columnist, and coordinator of the downtown walking tours program for the city. Meet inside the lobby if raining.
Questions? Contact Gen Katz at observers@lwvoakland.org.
Friday, November 17, 2017
5pm - 7pm
Arthur Mac's Tap and Snack
4006 MLK Jr. Way
Oakland, CA 94609
LWVO Happy Hour!. Join LWVO for Happy Hour at Arthur Mac's! We'll host the hors d'oeuvres and snacks. Look for us outside (no rain) or in the backroom. No host for drinks. Questions? Email Madeleine Nelson at membership@lwvoakland.org.
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
6pm
Oakland City Hall
Hearing Room 1
1 Frank Ogawa Plaza
Oakland, CA 94612
Speaker Series: Oakland Fire Chief Darin White.
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
5:00 - 7pm
5818 Ivanhoe Road
Oakland, CA 94618
LWVO Membership Committee Meeting. Contact Chair Phyllis White-Ayunruoh at membership@lwvoakland.org for information!
Monday, November 13, 2017
6:30pm - 8:30pm
LWVO
436 14th Street, Suite 710
Oakland, CA 94602
LWVO Board Meeting. All are welcome!
Thursday, November 9, 2017
7pm - 9pm
Elks Lodge, 2nd Floor Lodge Room
2255 Santa Clara
Alameda, CA
"Whatever Happened to Our Voting Rights". Panel Speakers: Kim Geron, Professor of Political Science-Cal State East Bay; Helen Hutchison, League of Women Voters California State President; and speaker from ACLU. Community Forum focusing on registration and voting policies at national and state level--what can be done to protect voting rights. Topics discussed include impact of SCT decision eliminating important section of Voting Rights Act; threats posed by Presidential Commission on Election Integrity; and compliance with National Voter Registration Act. Questions? Email voterservice@lwvoakland.org.
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
6pm - 7:30pm
436 14th Street, Suite 710
Oakland, CA 94612
LWVO Action Committee Meeting. Contact Chair Helen Hutchison at action@lwvoakland.org for information!
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
4pm - 6pm
Oakland Museum of CA
1000 Oak St.
Oakland, CA 94607
Beyond the Wall: Film and Conversation. Please join Behind Bars Foundation/Building Opportunities for Self-Sufficiency (BOSS) for a very special movie screening. Beyond The Wall is the latest project of award-winning documentary filmmakers Bestor Cram, Jenny Phillips and Andrew Kukura. The film follows five formerly incarcerated men who are attempting to rebuild their lives on the outside with little support from our criminal justice system. Through compelling and intimate scenes, the film vividly captures the struggle for survival outside prison walls.
Monday, November 6, 2017
6pm - 8pm
436 14th Street, Suite 710
Oakland, CA 94612
LWVO Development Committee Meeting. Contact Chairs Lori Lieneke and Kathryn Moir at development@lwvoakland.org for information.
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
6:30 - 9:30pm
The New Parkway Theater
474 24th St
Oakland, CA 94612
"The Force" OPD Documentary. Join us for a screening and discussion of this important film about Oakland's Police Department. Following "The Waiting Room," this documentary is the second in an Oakland trilogy by local filmmaker Peter Nicks. This film won the Sundance Festival's Documentary category, Directing Award.

Check out the NYTimes review here.

Sunday, October 29, 2017
10am - 5pm
Fruitvale Village
E. 12th Street
Oakland, CA 94601
Dia de los Muertos Oakland. Voter education, recruitment, and registration at Dia de los Muertos Oakland! Want to help register voters and distribute information? Sign up to staff our table! Questions? Contact Membership Chair Phyllis White-Ayanruoh at membership@lwvoakland.org or 510/295-7811.
Saturday, October 28, 2017
3pm - 5pm
New Parkway Theatre
474 24th St. (between Broadway & Telegraph) Oakland, CA 94612
Appreciating Diversity Film: "Code: Debugging the Gender Gap". LWVO has joined the collaboration of the Piedmont Appreciating Diversity Committee, DiversityWorks, and the Piedmont Chapter of the League of Women Voters in promoting The Appreciating Diversity Film Series. Join in a community conversation after the film screening about why there is a gender gap in tech and how to promote STEAM learning among girls and people of color. Questions? Contact Christy VanSlyke at vanslick@sbcglobal.net.
Thursday, October 26, 2017
 
Berkeley City Club
2315 Durant Street
Berkeley, CA 94704
Strange Ladies, A Play about Suffrage. Strange Ladies has tickets available at a reduced rate to League members and friends for its October 26th performance. When purchasing your tickets online, enter the code LWV25 for $25 tickets. Get tickets here!
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
6pm - 7:30pm
Laurel Bookstore
1423 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94612
Hot Topics: Education in Oakland. Come to a follow-up discussion to the LWVO Speaker Series. Co-sponsored by National Coalition of 100 Black Women. Questions? Contact Helen Hutchison at action@lwvoakland.org.
Monday, October 23, 2017
 
Home of Jane Klein Education Committee Meeting. Contact Chair Yolanda Schonbrun at education@lwvoakland.org for more information!
Saturday, October 21, 2017
9:30 - 1pm
Novato City Council Chambers
901 Sherman Ave
Novato, CA 94947
Hwy 37: Planning for the Future. Sponsored by the Bay Area League. In this is a mini-League Day event we will discuss the Future of Hwy 37 which traverses the four counties of Solano, Napa, Marin and Sonoma. Our discussion includes a Key Address, Panel Discussion on the major issues Hwy 37 faces including the environment, public and pedestrian transportation, fire safety, and the need to fund this 100-year project. Get your tickets here!
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
6pm - 8pm
Oakland City Hall
1 Frank H Ogawa Plaza, Hearing Room 1, Oakland, CA 94612
Speaker Series: Education in Oakland. RSVP here! Questions? Email speakerseries@lwvoakland.org.
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
5:30 - 7:00pm
5818 Ivanhoe Road
Oakland, CA 94618
LWVO Membership Committee Meeting. Contact Chair Phyllis White-Ayunruoh at membership@lwvoakland.org for information!
Monday, October 9, 2017
6:30pm - 8:30pm
LWVO
436 14th Street, Suite 710
Oakland, CA 94612
LWVO Board Meeting. All are welcome!
Friday, October 6, 2017
5:30 - 7pm
Drake's Dealership (beer garden)
2325 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94612
Member Social: Happy Hour with the League. Join us for a no-host Happy Hour and Member Social before First Fridays! We'll meet in the Beer Garden of Drake's Dealership. Come tell us about what issues matter to you and where you want to see LWVO! Weather permitting we'll be at a table outside. Otherwise, you'll find us at an indoor table. Questions? Email membership@lwvoakland.org.
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
5:30pm - 7:30pm
436 14th Street, Suite 710
Oakland, CA 94612
LWVO Action Committee Meeting. Contact Chair Helen Hutchinson at action@lwvoakland.org for information!
Monday, October 2, 2017
6pm - 8pm
436 14th Street, Suite 710
Oakland, CA 94612
LWVO Development Committee Meeting. Contact Chairs Lori Lieneke and Kathryn Moir at development@lwvoakland.org for information.
Thursday, September 28, 2017
6pm - 8pm
436 14th Street, Suite 710
Oakland, CA 94612
Hot Topics: Police Practices in Oakland. Shall LWVO adopt a league position on policing practices? Come discuss! RSVP for this free event!
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
6:30 - 8pm
Provided at RSVP LWVO Observer Corps Corner -- Join Us for Wine, Pizza & Talk. LWV Oakland Observer Corps participants and those interested in more information about becoming an Observer, are invited to a get-together. RSVP to Louise Anderson at juvjustice@lwvoakland.org for location.
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
4pm - 7pm
Fruitvale, MacArthur, and Rockridge BART Stations National Voter Registration Day. Come help LWVO register new voters! LWVOakland will be at BART stations to register voters. Sign up for a 1 1/2 hour shift to greet and register voters at BART stations! If you'd like to help, sign up here! Questions? Please contact Sandy Venning at registration@lwvoakland.org.
Thursday, September 21, 2017
6pm
Taylor Memorial Church
The Harris Hall
1188 12th Street
Oakland, CA 94607
Speaker Series: Oakland Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick. Come hear about police reform in Oakland! Register for the event here
Monday, September 18, 2017
6pm - 8pm
  LWVO Membership Committee Meeting. Contact Chair Phyllis White-Ayunruoh at membership@lwvoakland.org for information!
Monday, September 18, 2017
 
TBD LWVO Education Committee Meeting. Contact Chair Yolanda Schonbrun at education@lwvoakland.org for more information!
Sunday, September 17, 2017
2pm - 4pm
Pardee Homes Museum Gardens
672 11th Street
Oakland, CA 94607
Annual Delilah Beasley Tea. LWVO will set up an outreach and voter education/registration table at this Progressive Oakland Women Empowering Reform (POWER) event honoring change agents whose vision and leadership enrich, transform and empower Oakland. Contact President Louise Rothman-Riemer at president@lwvoakland.org for more information.
Monday, September 11, 2017
6:30pm - 8:30pm
436 14th Street, Suite 710
Oakland, CA 94612
LWVO Board Meeting. All are welcome!
Sunday, September 10, 2017
9:30am
Oakland Federal Building
1301 Clay St.
Oakland, CA 94612
Oakland Pride!. All LWVO members and friends are invited to walk with us in our contingent for the Oakland Pride Parade. We will gather before walking together to the parade starting location. The actual parade starts 10:30am at Broadway & 14th Street and ends at Broadway & 20th St. Sign-up to participate! Questions?
Please contact Membership Chair Phyllis White-Ayanruoh at membership@lwvoakland.org or 510/295-7811.
Saturday, September 9, 2017
10:30 - 12:30
First Congregational Church of Oakland (United Church of Christ)
2501 Harrison Street
Oakland, CA 94612
Make It Fair Town Hall. Community town hall on Make It Fair Campaign to close commercial property tax loophole. Register here! Questions? Contact Action Chair Helen Hutchinson at action@lwvoakland.org. BART or ACTransit encouraged; limited free parking available.
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
6pm - 8:30pm
436 14th Street, Suite 710
Oakland, CA 94612
LWVO Development Committee Meeting. Contact Chairs Lori Lieneke and Kathryn Moir at development@lwvoakland.org for more information!
Tuesday, September 5, 2017
5:30pm - 7:30pm
436 14th Street, Suite 710
Oakland, CA 94612
LWVO Action Committee Meeting. Contact Chair Helen Hutchinson at action@lwvoakland.org for information!
Saturday, August 19, 2017-Sunday, August 20, 2017
12pm - 6pm
1382 Clay St
Oakland, CA 94612
Art & Soul Festival. For the third year in a row, the Oakland LWV will have a booth at Art & Soul--Oakland's flagship city festival. Volunteers are asked to sign up here! For more info about the festival, see Art & Soul Oakland! For more info, please contact Membership Chair Phyllis White-Ayanruoh at membership@lwvoakland.org or 510/295-7811.
Monday, August 14, 2017
6:30pm - 8:30pm
LWVO
436 14th Street, Suite 710
Oakland, CA 94612
LWVO Board Meeting. All are welcome!
Sunday, August 6, 2017
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Laurel Book Store
1423 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94612
LWVO Membership Social. The Oakland League is pleased to host a membership social to commemorate the establishment of the League of Women Voters and passage of the 19th Amendment, both occurring in 1920. Register here!
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
5:30 - 7:00pm
436 14th St. , 7th floor conference room
Oakland, CA 94612
Observer Corps Meeting. Come learn how the Observer Corps works! Save your seat here!
Friday, July 14, 2017
6pm - 7pm
Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak Street
Oakland, CA 94607
LWVO "Go See" Tour of the Oakland Museum's Dorothea Lange Exhibit. Join LWV Oakland for a "Go See" docent-led tour of the Dorothea Lange: Politics of Seeing exhibition at the Oakland Museum of California. Driven by the belief that seeing the effects of injustice could provoke reform and, just perhaps, change the world, Lange documented American life with riveting, intimate photographs that portrayed some of the most powerful moments of the 20th century. Limited to 15 participants. There is a $4 per person charge to reimburse LWVO for the cost of reservation. Get tickets here!
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
5:45pm - 8:45pm
Eve's Waterfront
15 Embarcadero West
Oakland, CA 94607
Annual Membership Meeting.
Buy tickets on Eventbrite here!
Thursday, June 1, 2017-Monday, June 4, 2007
 
Sheraton Grand Hotel
Sacramento, CA
LWV California Convention. For more information, go to the LWVC website or the LWVC blog.
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
6pm - 8pm
LWVOakland
436 14th Street, 7th Floor Conference Room
Oakland, CA 94612
Hot Topics: Housing. Stay tuned for details!
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
6pm
Oakland City Hall
1 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Hearing Room 1
Oakland, CA 94612
LWVO Speaker Series: Housing. RSVP here!
Monday, May 8, 2017
6:30pm - 8:30pm
LWVO
436 14th Street, Suite 710
Oakland, CA 94612
Board Meeting.
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
7pm - 9pm
Home of LWVO President Louise Rothman-Riemer
5560 Harbord Dr.
Oakland, CA 94618
Salon: Observer Corps.
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
6pm - 8pm
LWVOakland
436 14th Street, 7th Floor Conference Room
Oakland, CA 94612
Hot Topics: Voting Rights. Come discuss! How can we increase voting participation?!
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
11:15 - 1:30PM
Oakland Scottish Rite Center Ballroom
1547 Lakeside Drive
Oakland, CA 94612
LWVO Annual All-City Luncheon.
Buy your ticket now using Eventbrite!
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
6:30pm - 8:30pm
LWVO
436 14th Street, Suite 710
Oakland, CA 94612
Board Meeting.
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
6pm - 8pm
LWVOakland
436 14th Street, 7th Floor Conference Room
Oakland, CA 94612
Hot Topics: Sanctuary Cities and Immigration. Discussion follow-up to our Speaker Series on sanctuary cities and school districts.
Saturday, March 25, 2017
8:30 - 5:30
Oakland City Hall
1 Frank H Ogawa Plaza
Oakland, CA 94612
City Camp Oakland. Register here!
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
6:30pm
The New Parkway Theater
474 24th St
Oakland, CA 94612
LWVO Co-Sponsors Film Screening: Suffragette.
Get tickets here!
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
6pm - 8pm
1 Frank H Ogawa Plaza, Hearing Room 1
Oakland, CA 94612
LWVO Speaker Series: Sanctuary City and Immigration. Panel discussion on what it means for the city and school district to be sanctuary entities. Discussion on the current state of immigration issues. Register for your free ticket here!
Monday, March 13, 2017
6:30pm - 8:30pm
LWVO
436 14th Street, Suite 710
Oakland, CA 94612
Board Meeting.
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
6pm - 8pm
LWVOakland
436 14th Street, 7th Floor Conference Room
Oakland, CA 94612
Hot Topics: Getting Ready for City of Oakland Budget 2017-19. Work is underway to set the city's budget for the next 2 years. We'll take a look at factors affecting city revenues and expenditures, as well as discuss getting LWVO involved in the process.
Saturday, February 18, 2017
 
James Irvine Conference Center
Plaza A Conference Room
353 Frank Ogawa Plaza
Oakland, CA 94612
LWVC Leadership Academy: Next Level Communications Workshop. Visit our registration page to sign up for this event. See directions to the workshop here!
Monday, February 13, 2017
6:30pm - 8:30pm
LWVO
436 14th Street, Suite 710
Oakland, CA 94612
Board Meeting.
Saturday, February 11, 2017
9:30am - 1pm
Oakland Public Library, Melrose Branch
4805 Foothill Blvd
Oakland, CA 94601
LWVO Annual Policy and Position Review. Come review League positions with the board and other members. Have a voice in how we advocate! Light refreshments provided.
Saturday, January 28, 2017
8:30 - 3pm
Camden Community Center
3369 Union Ave.
San Jose, CA 95124
Bay Area League Day. Save the date! Read here for more information!
Monday, January 9, 2017
6:30pm - 8:30pm
LWVO
436 14th Street, Suite 710
Oakland, CA 94612
Board Meeting.
Monday, December 12, 2016
6:30pm
LWVO
436 14th Street, Suite 710
Oakland, CA 94612
Board Meeting.
Friday, December 9, 2016
6pm
  LWVO Holiday Party.
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
6:00pm - 8pm
LWVO
436 14th Street, Suite 710
Oakland, CA 94612
Hot Topic: Election Post-Mortem. Come discuss what's next after our recent election!
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
6pm - 8pm
Oakland City Hall, Hearing Room 2
1 Frank Ogawa Plaza
Oakland, CA 94612
Program: Housing in Oakland. Register for the event here!
Monday, November 14, 2016
6:30pm - 8:30pm
LWVO
436 14th Street, Suite 710
Oakland, CA 94612
Board Meeting.
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
 
  Election Day!. Don't forget to vote!
Sunday, October 30, 2016
10am - 5pm
E 12th St & 33rd Ave
Oakland, CA 94601
LWVO Voter Registration at Dia de los Muertos Festival.
Want to volunteer with LWVO to educate voters and reach out to new members? Sign up here to volunteer!
Questions? Contact Phyllis at membership@lwvoakland.org.
Learn more about the event here!
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
6pm - 8pm
Oakland City Hall, Hearing Room 1
1 Frank Ogawa Plaza
Oakland, CA 94612
Program: Reentry Community and Voting Rights. Come hear about challenges facing the formerly incarcerated, with a focus on their voting rights and the election.
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
6pm
Acts Full Gospel Church
1034 66th Avenue
Oakland, CA 94621
Ballot Measure Pros and Cons. LWVO presents impartial Pros and Cons of ballot propositions. Event open to the public.
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
12:00pm
Alameda County Public Health
7200 Bancroft (Eastmont Mall) #204
Oakland, CA 94605
Ballot Measure Pros and Cons. LWVO presents impartial Pros and Cons of ballot propositions. Event open to the public.
Monday, October 24, 2016
 
Club 21
2111 Franklin St
Oakland, CA 94612
LWVOakland at Nerd Nite East Bay!.
Last day to register to vote for the November Election!! LWVO will be registering voters here. Read more here!
Monday, October 24, 2016
 
  Last Day to Register to Vote in the General Election!.
Stay tuned for local LWVO Voter Registration events!
Register to vote here!
Thursday, October 20, 2016
7pm
Matilda Cleveland Family Housing
8314 MacArthur Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94605
Ballot Measure Pros and Cons. LWVO presents impartial Pros and Cons of ballot propositions. Event open to the public.
Thursday, October 20, 2016
7pm
Rockridge Library
5366 College Ave
Oakland, CA 94618
Ballot Measure Pros and Cons. LWVO presents impartial Pros and Cons of ballot propositions. Event open to the public. Contact Laura Schlichtmann at laura.schlichtmann@gmail.com.
Thursday, October 20, 2016
7pm - 9pm
Rockridge Library
5366 College Ave
Oakland, CA 94618
Ballot Measure Pros and Cons.
LWVO presents impartial Pros and Cons of ballot propositions.
Event open to the public, and sponsored by the Rockridge Community Planning Council. Questions? Contact Laura Schlichtmann at laura.schlichtmann@gmail.com.
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
7pm
New Hope Baptist Church
892 36th St.
Emeryville, CA 94608
Ballot Measure Pros and Cons. LWVO presents impartial Pros and Cons of ballot propositions. Event open to the public. Contact: Dorothy AB Reed, Servant Leader Spiritual Enrichment Training Ministry, 510 654-3013 (Office open 10am - 3pm).
Monday, October 17, 2016
6:30pm - 8:30pm
The College Preparatory School
6100 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94618
Candidate Forums: District 1 and At-Large City Council.
See the Candidate Forum page for more detail. Questions? Contact Louise Anderson at lwvocandidateforums@gmail.com.
Saturday, October 15, 2016
1pm - 3pm
Berkeley Chinese Community Church
2117 Acton St.
Berkeley, CA 94702
Candidate Forum: BART Directors.
Co-sponsored with LWVBAE
See the Candidate Forum page for more detail. Questions? Contact Louise Anderson at lwvocandidateforums@gmail.com.
Friday, October 14, 2016
8pm
Oakland Symphony Orchestra
1440 Broadway, Suite 405
Oakland, CA 94612
LWVO at the Oakland Symphony Orchestra.
Join the LWVO in kicking off Oakland Symphony's 2016/17 season! League of Women Voters members and friends receive a 25% off discount on tickets purchased online: use the code VOTE25

For more information visit oaklandsymphony.org.

Tuesday, October 11, 2016
7pm
The New Parkway Theater
474 24th Street
Oakland, CA 94612
Answering the Call: Film Screening and Post-Film Discussion. Answering the Call is a voting rights documentary that starts with a journey to Selma, AL in 1965 in response to Dr. Martin Luther King's call for support on Bloody Sunday. Co-presented by the LWVC. Read more and purchase tickets!
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
5:30pm
Oakland Public Library, West Oakland Branch
1801 Adeline St.
Oakland, CA 94607
Ballot Measure Pros and Cons.
LWVO presents impartial Pros and Cons of ballot propositions.
Event open to the public. Questions? Call Susy Moorhead at 238-7352
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
5:30pm
Oakland Public Library, Elmhurst Branch
1427 - 88th Avenue
Oakland, CA 94621
Ballot Measure Pros and Cons.
LWVO presents impartial Pros and Cons of ballot propositions.
Event open to the public. Questions? Contact Asst Branch Mgr Ana-Elba Pavon at apavon@oaklandlibrary.org.
Monday, October 10, 2016
6:30pm - 8:30pm
LWVO
436 14th Street, Suite 710
Oakland, CA 94612
Board Meeting.
Sunday, October 9, 2016
11:40am-12:30pm
Lakeshore Avenue Baptist Church
3534 Lakeshore Ave.
Oakland, CA 94610
Ballot Measure Pros and Cons.
LWVO presents impartial Pros and Cons of ballot propositions, sponsored by Lakeshore Avenue Baptist Church. Event open to the public. Questions? Contact Allison Tanner at allison@labcoakland.org
Sunday, October 9, 2016
 
College Avenue
Oakland, CA 94618
LWVO Voter Registration at Rockridge Out and About.
Want to volunteer with LWVO to register voters? Contact Phyllis at membership@lwvoakland.org.
Learn more about the event here!
Thursday, October 6, 2016
7pm
Montclair Community Presbyterian Church
5701 Thornhill Drive
Oakland, CA 94611
Ballot Measure Pros and Cons.
LWVO presents impartial Pros and Cons of ballot propositions, sponsored by Montclair Community Presbyterian Church. Event open to the public. Questions? Contact Carolyn Winters at 510- 813-5380.
Thursday, October 6, 2016
6pm - 8pm
LWVO
436 14th Street, Suite 710
Oakland, CA 94612
Hot Topic: Vote with the League!.
Vote informed! come discuss and learn about the local propositions. What are LWVO's positions on the measures put on the ballot for the City of Oakland, Alameda County, BART, AC Transit, and Oakland Unified School District?
Thursday, October 6, 2016
3:30pm
Lake Merritt Senior Independent Living
1800 Madison St.
Oakland, CA 94612
Ballot Measure Pros and Cons.
LWVO presents impartial Pros and Cons of ballot propositions, sponsored by Lake Merritt Senior Independent Living. Event open to the public. Questions? Contact Ryan Wilcox at 903-3773.
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
7pm
Oakland Public Library, Dimond Branch
3565 Fruitvale Avenue
Oakland, CA 94602
Ballot Measure Pros and Cons.
LWVO presents impartial Pros and Cons of ballot propositions, sponsored by the Dimond Improvement Association. Event open to the public. Questions? Contact DIA Board Member and Event Coordinator Zandile Christian at zandile@zandilechristian.com.
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
6:30pm
Trudeau Center
11500 Skyline Blvd
Oakland, CA 94619
Candidate Forum: EBRPD Ward 2.
See the Candidate Forum page for more detail. Questions? Contact Louise Anderson at lwvocandidateforums@gmail.com.
Saturday, October 1, 2016
2:30pm
Temescal Library
5205 Telegraph Ave.
Oakland, CA 94609
Ballot Measure Pros and Cons.
LWVO presents impartial Pros and Cons of ballot propositions.
Event open to the public. Questions? Contact Branch Manager Steve Lavoie at slavoie@oaklandlibrary.org.
Saturday, October 1, 2016
11am
Downs Memorial United Methodist Church
6026 Idaho St.
Emeryville, CA 94608
Ballot Measure Pros and Cons.
LWVO presents impartial Pros and Cons of ballot propositions, sponsored by Downs Memorial United Methodist Church. Event open to the public. Questions? Contact Ruth Vaughn at 339-9337.
Saturday, October 1, 2016
10:30am - 12pm
Berkeley City College
Main Auditorium
2050 Center St.
Berkeley, CA 94704
Candidate Forum: State Senator and U.S. Representative.
See the Candidate Forum page for more detail. Questions? Contact Louise Anderson at lwvocandidateforums@gmail.com.
Thursday, September 29, 2016
6pm - 8pm
Oakland City Hall, Hearing Room 1
1 Frank Ogawa Plaza
Oakland, CA 94612
Candidate Forums: District 3 City Council, Peralta Community College Trustee Area 6, and District 1 School Board.
See the Candidate Forum page for more detail. Questions? Contact Louise Anderson at lwvocandidateforums@gmail.com.
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
6pm - 8pm
Oakland City Hall, Hearing Room 1
1 Frank Ogawa Plaza
Oakland, CA 94612
Hot Topic: Vote with the League!.
Be informed for the upcoming election! Come discuss and learn about LWVO's positionts on state propositions!
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
 
  National Voter Registration Day.
Be sure you are registered to vote! Stay tuned for local LWVO Voter Registration events!
More information here!
Monday, September 26, 2016
6:30pm
Park Blvd Presbyterian Church
4101 Park Blvd
Oakland, CA 94602
Candidate Forums: School Board District 5 and City Council District 5.
School Board District 5 forum at 6:30pm; City Council District 5 forum at 7:45pm.
See the Candidate Forum page for more detail. Questions? Contact Louise Anderson at lwvocandidateforums@gmail.com.
Sunday, September 25, 2016
2pm - 4pm
Pardee Home Museum Gardens
672 11th Street
Oakland, CA 94607
Delilah Beasley Tea. LWVO is co-sponsoring this event with POWER and AAUW Event details/Buy a ticket!
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Allen Temple Church
8501 International Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94621
Candidate Forum: At-Large and District 7 City Council and School Board.
See the Candidate Forum page for more detail. Questions? Contact Louise Anderson at lwvocandidateforums@gmail.com.
Monday, September 19, 2016
6pm - 9pm
Oakland City Hall, Hearing Room 1,
1 Frank H Ogawa Plaza
Oakland, CA 94612
Candidate Forums: East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) Ward 4 and AC Transit District Directors for At-Large and Ward 2.
See the Candidate Forum page for more detail. Questions? Contact Louise Anderson at lwvocandidateforums@gmail.com.
Thursday, September 15, 2016
7pm
College Avenue Presbyterian Church
5951 College Ave
Oakland, CA 94618
Candidate Forums: City Council District 1 and At-Large.
District 1 forum from 7pm-7:45; At-Large from 8pm - 9pm.
See the Candidate Forum page for more detail. Questions? Contact Louise Anderson at lwvocandidateforums@gmail.com.
Monday, September 12, 2016
7:30pm
West Oakland Senior Center
1724 Adeline St.
Oakland, CA 94607
Candidate Forum: School Board District 3.
See the Candidate Forum page for more detail. Questions? Contact Louise Anderson at lwvocandidateforums@gmail.com.
Monday, September 12, 2016
6:30pm - 8:30pm
LWVO
436 14th Street, Suite 1213
Oakland, CA 94612
Board Meeting.
Sunday, September 11, 2016
9:30 - 12pm
14th Street and Broadway
Oakland, CA 94612
Oakland Pride Parade. LWVO will meet at 9:30 near the parade start. After the parade, there will be live music, performances, and entertainment in celebration of Oakland's LGBTQ community. The parade map and other festival information can be found here!
Want to march with us? Click here!
Questions? Contact Phyllis at membership@lwvoakland.org.
Sunday, August 21, 2016
12pm - 6pm
Art & Soul Festival
14th Street and Broadway
Oakland, CA 94612
LWVO Voter Registration at Art & Soul Festival Oakland.
Volunteer with LWVO to register voters at this event!
Contact Phyllis at membership@lwvoakland.org for more information.
Learn more about the event here!
Saturday, August 20, 2016
12pm - 4pm
Fruitvale BART Station to Cesar Chavez Park, Oakland Educate the Block: Empowering Families Against Youth Incarceration. Hosted by Communities United for Restorative Youth Justice and register on Facebook here
Saturday, August 20, 2016
12pm - 6pm
Art & Soul Festival
14th Street and Broadway
Oakland, CA 94612
LWVO Voter Registration at Art & Soul Festival Oakland.
Volunteer with LWVO to register voters at this event!
Contact Phyllis at membership@lwvoakland.org for more information.
Learn more about the event here!
Monday, August 15, 2016
6:30pm - 8:30pm
LWVO
436 14th Street, Suite 1213
Oakland, CA 94612
Board Meeting.
Tuesday, August 2, 2016
5pm - 7pm
Cathedral Gardens
638 21st Street
Oakland, CA 94612
LWVO Voter Registration at Cathedral Gardens.
Want to volunteer with LWVO to register voters? Contact Deborah at voterservice@lwvoakland.org!
Saturday, July 16, 2016
TBD
TBD Annual Board Retreat.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
6:30pm
5560 Harbord Drive
Oakland, CA 94618
Old Board/New Board Meeting.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
6:30pm
5560 Harbord Drive
Oakland, CA 94618
Old Board/New Board Meeting.
Saturday, June 25, 2016
10am - 4pm
Roots Community Health Center
9925 International Blvd
Oakland, CA 94603
Neighborhood Empowerment Day. Voter Registration and Info
Saturday, June 25, 2016
10am - 4pm
Roots Community Health Center
9925 International Blvd
Oakland, CA 94603
Neighborhood Empowerment Day. Voter Registration and Info
Thursday, June 16, 2016-Sunday, June 19, 2016
 
Washington, D.C. LWV Annual Convention. For more information, click here!
Thursday, June 9, 2016
5:45pm - 8:45pm
Z Cafe and Bar
2735 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94612
Annual Meeting. Speaker: Whitney Barazoto, City of Oakland Public Ethics Commission Executive Director
Tuesday, June 7, 2016
 
  Presidential Primary Election. Use Voter's Edge California to get your entire ballot and polling place before you vote.
Friday, May 20, 2016
7pm
Oakland Symphony
1440 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94612
LWVO Voter Registration at Oakland Symphony.
Monday, May 9, 2016
6:30pm - 8:30pm
League of Women Voters Oakland
436 14th Street Suite 710
Oakland, CA 94612
Board Meeting.
Thursday, April 28, 2016
11:15am - 2:30pm
Oakland Scottish Rite Center
1547 Lakeside Drive
Oakland, CA 94612
LWVO Annual All-City Luncheon. Guest Speaker Alex Padilla, California Secretary of State
Monday, April 11, 2016
6:30pm - 8:30pm
League of Women Voters Oakland
436 14th Street Suite 710
Oakland, CA 94612
Board Meeting.
Wednesday, March 30, 2016
6pm - 8pm
436 14th Street, Suite 710,
Oakland, CA 94612
Hot Topic: OUSD's Common Enrollment Process. Come discuss this important issue being decided by the OUSD School Board in June.
Friday, March 25, 2016
5pm - 9pm
Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak St
Oakland, CA 94607
Friday Night Out with the League at the Oakland Museum of CA. Look for the League table on the 2nd level by the Ticket Booth and the Museum Store! Join us for food, music, and fun!
Thursday, March 17, 2016
6pm - 8pm
Oakland City Hall
1 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
Oakland, CA 94612

Hearing Room 4
OUSD's Common Enrollment Process. Learn more!
Monday, March 14, 2016
6:30pm - 8:30pm
League of Women Voters Oakland
436 14th Street Suite 710
Oakland, CA 94612
Board Meeting.
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
6pm-8pm
League of Women Voters Oakland
436 14th Street Suite 710
Oakland, CA 94612
Hot Topic: Housing.
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
12pm - 2pm
Berkeley Public Library - Main Branch
Community Meeting Room 3rd Floor
2090 Kittredge Street
Berkeley, CA 94704
Student Perspectives on Higher Education Access and Affordability. This is one of LWVBAE's Higher Ed Consensus Meeting, where college students will speak about their experiences with the opportunities and challenges they have had navigating the requirements to complete their education in California's public higher education systems.

See LWVBAE's Calendar.

Thursday, February 11, 2016
6pm - 8pm
Oakland City Hall
1 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
Oakland, CA 94612

Hearing Room 4
February Program: Untangling Oakland's Affordable Housing Developer's Fees.
Read more about affordable housing in Oakland!
Monday, February 8, 2016
6:30pm - 8:30pm
League of Women Voters Oakland
436 14th Street Suite 710
Oakland, CA 94612
Board Meeting.
Saturday, February 6, 2016
9:30am - 2:30pm
Maple Hall
13831 San Pablo Ave #4
San Pablo, CA 94806
Bay Area League Day 2016. Reinventing Bay Area Transportation for the 21st Century "WHY DON'T WE HAVE FLYING CARS?" with Keynote Speaker California State Senator Jim Beall. More info and registration for Bay Area League Day!
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
6pm-8pm
League of Women Voters Oakland
436 14th Street Suite 710
Oakland, CA 94612
Hot Topic: Impact Fees. What are they, and what is their role in the development of housing?
Saturday, January 23, 2016
10:30am - 3pm
Oakland Public Library - Rockridge Branch, Room 2
5366 College Avenue
Oakland, CA 94618
Annual LWVO Policy and Positions Review. Metered parking lot with limited spaces; walking distance from Rockridge BART; street parking.
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
12 - 4pm
Berkeley Public Library
South Branch
1901 Russell St.
Berkeley, CA 94703
Money In Politics Consensus Meeting. 1-1/2 blocks from Ashby BART station. Attendees can bring brown bag lunches. Learn more about Money in Politics!
Monday, January 11, 2016
6:30pm - 8:30pm
League of Women Voters Oakland
436 14th Street Suite 710
Oakland, CA 94612
Board Meeting.
Saturday, January 9, 2016
9am - 1pm
League of Women Voters Oakland
436 14th Street Suite 710
Oakland, CA 94612
Money In Politics Consensus Meeting. Free parking in Oakland City Hall garage. BART Oakland City Center station is across the street. Light morning refreshments. Learn more about Money in Politics!
Monday, December 14, 2015
6:30pm - 8:30pm
League of Women Voters Oakland
436 14th Street Suite 710
Oakland, CA 94612
Board Meeting.
Friday, December 11, 2015
6pm - 9pm
Home of Louise Rothman-Riemer, LWVO President Holiday Party for LWVO Members. Online Evite coming shortly!
Wednesday, December 2, 2015
6pm - 8pm
League of Women Voters Oakland
436 14th Street Suite 710
Oakland, CA 94612
Hot Topic: Voting Rights for Felons?. Click here for more information!
Thursday, November 19, 2015
6pm - 8pm
Laney College
900 Fallon St, Room D-200
Oakland, CA 94607
Higher Education Forum. Status of Public Higher Education in CA

For a map of Laney College Campus, click here

Saturday, November 7, 2015
9am - 1pm
League of Women Voters Oakland
436 14th Street Suite 710
Oakland, CA 94612
Constitutional Amendment Consensus Discussion. Click here for more information!
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
6pm - 8pm
Oakland City Hall
1 Frank Ogawa Plaza, Hearing Room 3
Oakland, CA 94612
Public Info Forum on Amending the Constitution. Click here for more information!
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
6pm - 8pm
League of Women Voters Oakland
436 14th Street Suite 710
Oakland, CA 94612
Hot Topic: Money in Politics. Click here for more information!
Thursday, October 15, 2015
6 - 8pm
Oakland City Hall
1 Frank H Ogawa Plaza, City Council Chambers
Oakland, CA 94612
Program: Money in Politics. Click here for more information!
Thursday, October 8, 2015
5:15pm - 7:30pm
Northbrae Church
941 The Alameda
Berkeley, CA 94707
Money in Politics: Campaign Finance Limits vs Free Speech Rights. Joint Program with LWV Berkeley/Albany/Emeryville. Dinner begins at 5:15pm, and reservations must be made in advance. Program is from 6:30 - 7:30.

Click here for more information!

Monday, September 21, 2015
6pm-7:30pm
League of Women Voters Oakland
436 14th Street, Suite 710,
Oakland, CA 94612
Hot Topic: Human Sex Trafficking. Click here for more information!
Thursday, September 10, 2015
6 - 8pm
Oakland City Hall
1 Frank Ogawa Plaza, City Council Chambers
Oakland, CA 94612
Program: Human Sex Trafficking.
Wednesday, June 3, 2015
5:45 - 8:30pm
The Bistro at Laney College
900 Fallon Street
Oakland, CA 94607
Annual Members Meeting and Dinner. Our speaker will be Robert Ogilvie, the director of SPUR's newly-opened Oakland office.
Tickets/Payments: Still only $15 for dinner and meeting. Reserve your place by contacting the League office at 834-7640 or info@lwvoakland.org. To pay by credit card, click here.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Registration 11:15
Program at 12:00
Luncheon ends 1:30
Scottish Rite Center Ballroom
1547 Lakeside Drive
Oakland, CA 94612
Annual All-City Luncheon.
Speaker: Dr. Sylvia Earle
"Exploring and Protecting Our Oceans -- Why It Matters and What We Can Do To Help."
Click here to learn more!
Monday, May 11, 2015
6:30-8:30
Central Building
2nd Floor Conference Room
436 14th Street
Oakland, CA 94612
Board Meeting.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
6:00 - 7:30 pm
Oakland Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce
475 14th Street
Oakland, CA 94612
Hot Topics.
Broadening Participation in City Government
Read more here:
Monday, November 26, 2012
 
VIDEO of EVENT Hot Topics : Oakland Army Base Development. Join us for a follow-up discussion of issues introduced at LWVO's program on the Army base development and its impact on the city of Oakland.
You can see the video of the meeting here: