Orange Coast

Orange Coast

The League of Women Voters of the United States encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.

  Observer Reports

 

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Blog Post

We've Got a Plan!

Blog Post Date - July 8, 2020

National Program:

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Event Date: 
Aug 1 2020 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Make A Difference In November - Join the Voter's Edge Team

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News

The work of the League demands our time, sometimes our courage, and certainly our minds and hearts. 

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First Eight Commissioners Selected - California Redistricting Committee

July 2, 2020

The California League of Women Voters was instrumental in getting a Redistricting Committee comprised by ordinary citizens, not politicians.

UN Women Turns Ten
News

UN Women Celebrate 10th Anniversary

by: Kathleen Mongomery

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Welcome, New Members 

In July, the Membership Committee welcomed in:

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"We all have a responsibility to slow the spread."

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Member's Spotlight

Show a Sign of Your Love

by: Petti Van Rekom

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News

Virtual Tours of Women's Suffrage Exhibits

During this pandemic, the historic centennial of Women's Suffrage has been muted.  Take a moment to honor our history by enjoying these virtual tours of exhibits.  Your vote is your voice.

Bookclub
Event Date: 
Jul 23 2020 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Event location: 

The Safety of Your Own Home

Book: Song of Solomon

by: Tony Morrison
 
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Event Date: 
Jul 23 2020 - 10:30am to 12:00pm

Registration Now Open for 
UCI Law's Annual Supreme Court Term in Review, A Virtual Event

Moderated by Rick Hasen, Chancellor's Professor of Law and Political Science, UCI Law

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Action Alerts

6/24/2020 Update - Thank you to those who took action. The California Senate passed ACA5. It will be placed on the ballot for voters to consider in November.

Virginia Kase
Public Statement

DACA Stands After 5-4 Supreme Court Decision

The League of Women Voters of the United States joined 44 other civic-minded organizations in filing an amicus brief in this case. 

 
ACA6 Teleconference with California Legislators
Member's Spotlight

Success! The California State Senate voted 28 to 9 to approve ACA 6. At least 27 votes were needed in the Senate. With approval in the Assembly and Senate, ACA 6 was placed on the ballot for the general election on November 3, 2020. - Update 6/24/2020
Free the Vote for Californians on Parole, ACA 6 - Update 6/15/2020

Chris Carson
Public Statement

Supreme Court Rules Gay and Transgender Employees Are Protected Under Title VII

The League of Women Voters joined more than 50 organizations on an amicus brief in this case.

Extend Redistricting Deadlines
News

As COVID-19 Slows Census, Former Gov. Schwarzenegger, Common Cause, League of Women Voters CA Urge Extension of Redistricting Deadlines.

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Shame on Orange County Board of Supervisors

A Letter to the Editor by Sue Guilford published in the  Orange County Register and L.A. Times on June 12, 2020

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Updated June 3, 2020 - The League of Women Voters of Orange Coast is grieving as once again our country is torn apart by the pain and violence that continue to result from our failure as a country to address racism and the poverty and hopelessness which so often accompany it.

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Keep Up-to-Date

July 1, 2020

Orange County one of 19 counties on California Watch-List.  Partial roll-back required.

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Member's Spotlight

**Updated 5/12/2020** Added Read, Think, Talk, Vote T-Shirt.

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