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Political Responsibility through Informed and Active Participation

The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.

Dr. George Rutherford
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The League of Women Voters of Piedmont welcomed Dr. George Rutherford to speak on May 6, 2020 about the latest on COVID-19. Thank you to Dr. Rutherford and to all whom attended for a wonderful event.

Piedmont Climate Challenge

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LWV Piedmont has joined the Piedmont Climate Challenge!

2019 Holiday Luncheon with Louise Renne
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We had an amazing Holiday Luncheon with speaker Louise Renne this year.  Her focus and ability to get things done as a public lawyer in the face of challenges is inspiring.  We had a great turnout, with approximately fifty people in attendance.

Great Decisions 2020

The League of Women Voters of Piedmont is pleased to announce that we are now forming groups to participate in the 2020 Great Decisions (GD) discussion program on global affairs sponsored by the Foreign Policy Association.

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We were fortunate to have a stellar list of speakers last year.  The League would like to thank each of them for their contribution to expanding our knowledge of critical issues facing voters. 

Lateefa Simon with Nancy Beninati and Lois Corrin
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Lateefah Simon, President of Akonadi Foundation, talked about her background in San Francisco, how she came to be a community organizer, and her passion for her work in racial justice.

Civics in Action Award 2019
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The LWVP is delighted to announce that senior (now graduate) Laura Bryan was recognized by the Civics Department at PHS with the LWV Civics In Action Award. 

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The 2019 edition of Great Decisions wound up its year last week with a stimulating discussion about the “marginalization” of diplomacy and the State Department under the Trump administration.

Barbara Lee
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Congresswoman Barbara Lee cordially greeted members from various local League of Women Voters chapters in her Oakland district office on April 25, 2019.

LWV Making Democracy Work
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The League of Women Voters of Piedmont sent the following letter to the Piedmont Mayor addressing the League's concern that the City of Piedmont should pay our fair share for library services and have a more concrete agreement with the City of Oak

The Appreciating Diversity Film Series is a collaborative program of the Piedmont Appreciating Diversity Committee, DiversityWorks, and the Piedmont Chapter of the League of Women Voters. We endeavor to show six documentary films a year, each followed by some form of community dialogue. The mission of the Appreciating Diversity Film Series is:

to bring powerful documentaries that examine issues of diversity to community audiences.