Making Democracy Work

Public Events from LWVA

Public Forums and Community Events from the League of Women Voters of Alameda

Educational public forums on many issues that affect our community

FORUM - "Reforming Immigration: Alameda County Perspectives" Thursday, February 26, 7-9 PM @ Alameda Free Library

Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan will lead a forum and panel discussion on the benefits of comprehensive immigration reform.

WITH: Eleni Wolfe-Roubatis, Staff Attorney for Centro Legal de la Raza (Centro Legal), and

Khanh Nguyen, Senior Staff Attorney for the Immigrant Rights Project of Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach (API Legal Outreach).

WHERE: Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak Street @ Lincoln Avenue.

WHEN: Thursday, February 26 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

All are welcome at this free community forum.

Sponsored by the League of Women VotersŪ of Alameda (LWVA).

Cosponsored by the Alameda Chamber of Commerce.

Reforming Immigration flyer (PDF) is here

Reforming Immigration press release (PDF) is here

FORUM: "The State of Health Care in Alameda

FORUM: "The State of Health Care in Alameda" Wednesday, March 11th, 7-8:30 pm

@ Alameda Hospital Conference Room A

- How is Alameda Health System (AHS) contributing value to Alameda Hospital?

- How does Alameda Hospital use Alameda's health care district parcel tax revenues?

- What will the future of health care in Alameda look like?

- What is the future of health care in Alameda with "Obamacare"?

Bonnie Panlasigui, the CAO of Alameda Hospital and representatives from Alameda Health

Systems and Alameda Health Care District will explore these questions and accept audience

questions after the presentations. This is a free forum-open to the public!

Sponsored by the League of Women VotersŪ of Alameda (LWVA).

Cosponsored by the Alameda Chamber of Commerce.

MISS REPRESENTATION (Film)

MISS REPRESENTATION- A film exposing how mainstream media contribute to the underrepresentation of women in positions of power and influence in Alameda (87 minutes; TV-14). The League will be partnering with American Association of Univeristy Women (AAUW) at the College of Alameda, who is graciously hosting this event. After the film, representatives from the LWVA and AAUW will be available for a debriefing/discussion session. All are welcome.

FREE.

Flyer

March 18th from 7-9:00 pm at College of Alameda, Room C208

March 24th from 12-2:00 pm at the College of Alameda, Room D237

For more movie information visit: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miss_Representation

SAVE THE DATE: Meet Your Public Officials 2015 is Thursday, April 30, 5:30 - 7:30 PM

MEET YOUR PUBLIC OFFICIALS 2015 is coming on Thursday, April 30, 2015, from 5:30 - 7:30 PM.

For 2015, we will be returning to the Community Center of Harbor Bay Isle at 3195 Mecartney Road on Bay Farm Island.

To help with donations for the raffle or silent auction, please contact Doris Gee.

To volunteer for other tasks, contact MYPO Chair Deborah Wright.

Download Flyer Here