Local Government

Local Government

We support measures to further good government through the support of non-partisanship in local government and the support of legislation which permits increased flexibility in California State law governing general law counties.

LWV VC at Ventura City Council for International Women'd Day
Event Date: 
Aug 13 2020 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Event location: 

Zoom meeting

Open to all members or anyone interested in learning more about the League.  Meetings are now virtual due to COVID-19

Event Date: 
Apr 5 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Event location: 

North Oakland Senior Center

With Tony Thurmond's departure for another office, there are 12 candidates running for this seat. Co-sponsored with the Coalition for Police Accountability and LWVBAE. See the map of District 15.

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Support of all efforts to improve services and responsiveness to the diverse voices of many communities in the City of Los Angeles. Los Angeles should continue as one city.

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Support for retirement benefits as a means of recruiting and retaining good city employees. Support for measures to lower the cost to the City of these benefits.

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Support of the Police Commission in its Charter-given role as head of the police Department, and its ability to remove the Chief of Police with concurrence of the Mayor and City Council.

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Support of measures that will ensure adequate financing of the Los Angeles Public Library Department.

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Achieve a responsive and representative government
Chief Gregory Burns
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Following through on his commitment to get personally involved in the community, Police Chief Gregory Burns Jr. took time to visit with League members at the Thursday, February 15, Hot Topic at the Watkins Museum.
Event Date: 
Apr 21 2018 - 8:30am to 5:30pm
Event location: 

Oakland City Hall

Oakland is our city so its future is up to us. Join us for the 6th annual CityCamp at Oakland's historic City Hall to share ideas on how to improve local government.

graphic of binoculars with figures in the lenses
Event Date: 
Mar 26 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Event location: 

Laurel Book Store

Oversight committees in Oakland.... Come, learn, and discuss!

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