Board of Directors, League of Women Voters of Palo Alto
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May 1-31 - Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
May 2 - Palo Alto's "Stop Asian Hate" Rally and March. See calendar for details.
May 13 - Understanding the AA/PI Experience - 1st of three panel discussions hosted by AACI and Joe Simitian
May 15 - LWVPA ANNUAL MEETING! Save this morning! See calendar for more details.
May 15 - National APAPA Rally
May 20 - Understanding the AA/PI Experience - 2nd of three
May 27 - Understanding the AA/PI Experience - 3rd of three
June 7-10 - LWVC Pre-Convention caucuses, workshops and special events
June 11-13 - LWV California Convention - Open to the public. Please join us there!
June 12-13 - America Talks
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LWVC: CENSUS APPORTIONMENT DATA - FAQ - April 26, 2021
LWV & Vot-ER Announce Partnership to Promote Civic Health
LWV Supports Senate Filibuster Reform for a Healthy Democracy
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Election Confidence Team
Campaign Finance Reform
America Talks - “A Weekend of Connection in the Midst of Deep Division” - June 12-13, 2021
LWVPA Focus on Racial Justice: extensive resources available
On June 23, 2020, the board of the League of Women Voters of Palo Alto declared that addressing systemic racism would be a 2020-2021 priority for our League. See the full statement here. In this context, we offer a set of resource lists with links to articles/blogs, books, podcasts, films, videos and Zooms, as well as to many organizations with yet more sources. The newest entry is a list is of AAPI resources. We hope these tools will help you find whatever information or help you may seek on racial justice.
Palo Alto's Virtual Luncheon Speaker Series will soon have been going for a full year. The presentations have been very well received. To date, programs have covered COVID-19's impacts on democracy and on communities and individuals; housing; education; and climate. Click on the series title above to see what's coming up and to read brief descriptions of, and view, our past programs.
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- Register and educate voters through our work in VOTER SERVICES
- Take Action based on our positions through ADVOCACY
- Inform and educate the community on issues by League PROGRAMS
City Council, School Board, Human Relations Commission, and Board of Supervisors Meetings
Because the COVID-19 global pandemic makes it unsafe for the public to gather, all regular meetings of the Palo Alto City Council, PAUSD Board of Education and Human Relations Commission will be live-streamed until further notice. See this article for how to live-stream and participate in meetings of these public bodies.