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LWVO and Oakland: What's Happening?!

What's Hot and Happening in Oakland?

March 2017: LWVO Education Committee prepared and submitted a report and proposal to OUSD for improving success rates for Latino students in Oakland. Read it here!

February 2017 Speaker Series: Oakland and Sanctuary Status. Read more here!

November 2016 Speaker Series: Housing in Oakland. Read more here!

October 2016: LWVO gets out the vote at Dia de los Muertos! Read about it here!

October 2016 Speaker Series: Reentry Community and Voting Rights We heard about challenges facing the formerly incarcerated, with a focus on their voting rights and the election, from our expert panel!

September 2016: LWVO marched in the Oakland Pride Parade on Sunday, September 11!

September 2016 LWVO Co-Sponsors the Delilah Beasley Tea, together with Oakland groups POWER and AAUW. The purpose of the Tea is to "Celebrate Extraordinary Women in Extraordinary Times."

League of Women Voters Links

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Other League Online Resources

LWVO Public calendar, positions, VOTER, Who Represents Oakland, Contact Info, links to other League Web sites. For Board records, forms, other
LWV Bay Area VOTER, Monitor (bimonthly review of regional issues), Decision Makers (directory of regional agencies), positions, action, a document library.
Bay Area Monitor Published for over 30 years as a project of the League of Women Voters of the Bay Area Education Fund, the Bay Area Monitor provides coverage of transportation, air quality, water quality, open space, and land use issues in the nine-county San Francisco Bay Area.
LWV California Issues (including Positions), State issues for emphasis, League stands on propositions. Contact info for other Leagues in the state, info about conventions, councils, and workshops. Sign up for newsletters.
LWV California Ed Fund Pros & Cons, In Depth info about state ballot measures, Register to Vote Info, About Voting in California, Education Fund projects, links to Smart Voter and Easy Voter Guides
Voter's Edge All about every election: candidates, ballot measures, polling places. Info you need to decide how to vote
Easy Voter The Easy Voter Guide: order or print PDF, Fast Facts handouts, and more about registering and voting
LWV US Action alerts and issues for emphasis, news releases, Storybank, League history, Contact Info for other Leagues around the country, shop for League items.

Government Offices and Elected Representatives

Open Government/Community Resources

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