Friday
Jul032015

 

with thanks to the San Francisco League of Women Voters

Tuesday
Jun302015

What has the Justice Committee been doing?

During the past year the Justice Committee has solidified its activity from “what shall we do?” to “here are our three primary targets”. Our group is still small and welcomes new League participants at any time! First, we’re exploring local responses to

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Friday
Jun262015

Briefs from the Board - May

Scott McKown and Suki Sennett were designated to serve as our League’s delegates for the LWV Bay Area Virtual Council Meeting.  It has a convention every other year and a meeting to approve its budget on the off years.

The board ratified the following actions approved by the executive committee:

  • A letter was sent to Congress supporting the couny’s acquisition of the Coast Guard Housing Site for affordable housing at Pt. Reyes Station in West Marin.
  • A letter was read by Elizabeth Moody to the Mill Valley city council commending them on their January 27 vote to adopt the goals, policies and programs in the draft 2015-2023 Housing Element.
  • A statement was read by Margaret Jones commending the Board of Supervisors for declaring May as Mental Health Awareness Month.

Read about other happenings in the League in the Summer VOTER.

Monday
Jun222015

Action Meeting - July 6th, 12pm-1:30pm - A Discussion

More Constructive Community Conversations about Contentious Local Issues  

A small team of local leaders is undertaking a nonpartisan pilot project with the Kettering Foundation, a research organization in Dayton, Ohio. The goal is to explore if the Kettering approach to “reframing” issues can help create the conditions for more civil and productive dialogue in Marin County about local topics that have been particularly contentious, such as affordable housing and how to plan for population growth. with Susan Stuart Clark of Common Knowledge

11:30am - noon coffee, conversation and bring a bag lunch if you like.
The full meeting is 12-1:30 PM.

Conference Room F138, 4340 Redwood Hwy, San Rafael

Friday
Jun192015

Dr. Dave McCuane to speak on June 29th

Dr. Dave McCuan will speak at upcoming International Relations meeting, June 29th, 11:30 a.m. Continuing reading to see his bio.

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