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Who are we? We are the League of Women Voters, an organization of women and men who want to make a difference in the political future of our country. We are a diverse, non-partisan, political group with a long-standing tradition of educating voters.

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image for National Voter Registration Day, with a pic of the USA
Event Date: 
Sep 22 2020 (All day)

Register to Vote!  Learn more about registering to vote in CA here!

OUSD District 7 Candidate Forum Video
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Watch the Candidate Forum for OUSD District 7!  Read OUSD School Board Candidate Questionnaire Responses!

Rigged:  The Voter Suppression Playbook
Event Date: 
Sep 22 2020 - 7:00pm

Open to the community!  Free screening of Rigged:  The Voter Suppression Playbook.  Hosted by the Mills Faculty and Staff White Accountability Group.  Documentary screening and panel discussion about democracy in the time of COVID-19. 

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Read the candidates’ responses to important educational questions!

100 years Strong Equality Day presentation

Wednesday, August 26th, 2020 - NOW available on demand!

Get Ready to Vote in Election 2020
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Get a head start and organize for the November 3 Election!

Let LWVO help you:

City of Oakland tree
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The City of Oakland is establishing its first-ever Homeless Advisory Commission and is seeking nine qualified Oakland residents to sit on the inaugural board.

2020 Presidential Debate graphic
Event Date: 
Sep 29 2020 - 5:45pm

Join Mills College to watch the first presidential debate and participate in a moderated discussion.

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The City of Oakland announced its full redistricting team. 

Read the City's press release here.

Be a Poll Worker!
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County elections officials depend on reliable, dedicated teams of poll workers to make every Election Day run smoothly. During the COVID-19 Pandemic, poll workers will be even more critical to our democracy.
City of Oakland Public Ethics Commission
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The City of Oakland Public Ethics Commission (PEC) is now accepting applications to fill two PEC-appointed Commissioner  positions, as part of its seven-member volunteer citizen board. 

2020 Census
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Due to Covid-19, the deadline for collection of Census data has been moved to October 31 from July 31.   So there is plenty of time for League members to help insure that Alameda County has a full count.  As of April 20, 53% of