LWVMC Supports MEHC Call to Action


Housing discrimination is against the law, but discriminating against people with a housing subsidy ISN'T.

Attend th
Board of Supervisors Meeting

October 25 @ 5:30 pm
November 1 @ 9:30 am

Support ending
"Source of Income" discrimination

If you agree that "Source of Income" discrimination is WRONG, you have an opportunity to STAND WITH MEHC and many other social justice organizations.

Attend the Board of Supervisors meeting at 5:30 pm on Tuesday Oct. 25 and/or Tuesday Nov. 1 at 9:30 am where they will consider adopting an ordinance to end discrimination against families and veterans who receive third party rental assistance. More info on the Marin County website here. If you would like to review MEHC's points and our position, please visit our website.


Plan Bay Area 2040 community meetings

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission asked the League of Women Voters  for help in publicizing their upcoming round of Plan Bay Area 2040 open houses, where they will discuss different scenarios for accommodating growth in the region. This represents an important way for residents to participate in regional policy making.

Here is more information from the League of Women Voters of the Bay Area.

Brief for April Board of Directors Meeting

Action and Major Discussion Items

Recorded/Ratifed various interim Board motions that had occurred via electronic communications since last Board meeting:

  • Motion to support the College of Marin bond Measure B.
  • Motion to co-sponsor forum, “Saving the Bay From Climate Change” sponsored by sustainable Marin and sustainable San Rafael on April 25, 2016.
  • Motion to be a community supporter for the HeForShe Champions for Change Event Celebration on April 14, 2016.
  • Motion to partner with Marin Environmental Housing collaborative re website materials and postings of meeting notices.

Designated/approved 3 voting delegates to the upcoming LWVUS National Convention in Washington, D.C., June 16-19, 2016.

Budget for 2016-2017 was presented and approved/adopted.

Reviewed and discussed the current policy/procedures on joining a coalition, requests for sponsorship of events, endorsing ballot measures, and joining other organizations.  Decided by consensus to refer the issue to the Governance Committee for specific guidelines regarding current policy/procedures on “Working with Other Groups/Non-League.” 

Committee Reports

Included the Nominating Committee Report; Events plans; Governance and Voter Services; Membership Relations Committee; Communications Committee; Legislative Reports for the LWVUS and LWVC; and Justice Committee. 

Submitted by Sondra Wuthnow, Secretary