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Published On 6/9/2022
$500 scholarship award for a student who has demonstrated extraordinary commitment to taking civic action on behalf of their community
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Published On 5/11/2022
The Alameda County Council of the League of Women Voters, LWVUS, and LWVP issue statements on the leaked Supreme Court draft opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade.
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Published On 5/6/2022
Piedmont’s League of Women Voters announces the winner of its High School Essay Contest, Piedmont High School senior, Holden Temple.
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Published On 4/7/2022
We asked each of our Defending Democracy Speakers, "What is the most important concrete step each of us can take to protect our democracy?" Here's what they had to say.
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Published On 4/5/2022
Rick Hasen, Professor of Law and Political Science at UC Irvine shared the problems with cheap speech and how laws and social changes could help to counter the effects of disinformation to better educate voters and build confidence in our elections.
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Published On 3/30/2022
Dr. Fiona Hill, Russian expert, spoke to the League of Women Voters of Piedmont on topics including her latest book, "There's Nothing for You Here," Russia's influence on American democracy, Putin and the war in Ukraine.
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Published On 3/16/2022
The League of Women Voters of Piedmont is proud to be sponsoring its third annual essay contest open to all high school juniors and seniors who are either 1) currently enrolled in Piedmont High School or Millennium High School or 2) residents of Piedmont, California.
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Published On 3/1/2022
Erwin Chemerinsky, Dean of Berkeley Law, spoke about the state of election law in the Supreme Court. He spoke about partisan gerrymandering, the Voting Rights Act of 1965, Supreme Court justices & reform, and what we can do protect our democracy.
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Rob Richie of FairVote presents the reasons election reforms are so desperately needed, what we can do to further these reforms and why there is room for optimism.
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Join our Great Decisions Discussion Group on world affairs starting February 1st, 2022.
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Published On 1/11/2022
The League of Women Voters of Piedmont launched its Defending Democracy Speaker Series on January 11, 2022 with a discussion on Voting Rights from Carol Moon Goldberg, president of the League of Women Voters of California.
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The League of Women Voters of Piedmont held on September 22, 2021, a carbon pricing and climate change program. Panelists Anne Infeld, Daniel McFadden, Danny Richter, and Mike Mielke shared information about the pressing need to reduce carbon emissions, the economic effects of carbon pricing, and its political and business implications.
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Published On 12/3/2021
The origins and scholarship of CRT were discussed as well as how similar theories apply to gender, sexuality and class.
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The League of Women Voters of Piedmont is pleased to salute this year's winner of the “Civics in Action Award,” Piedmont High School Senior Audrey Edel and LWVP Essay Contest winner Andre Stankiewicz, PHS Junior.
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Published On 11/12/2021
Want to get more involved in advocating for more abundant, inclusive, and affordable housing in Piedmont? Watch the recording of this event and learn what to do next.
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Published On 4/23/2021
Assemblymember Buffy Wicks will discuss her 2021 legislative package that prioritizes some of California’s long-standing challenges.
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Published On 11/4/2021
Our Piedmont Pool Town Hall featured an introduction by Mayor Teddy King followed by presentations by City Administrator Sara Lillevand, Project Manager George Sanen, and Design Firm CEO Clarence Mamuyac.
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Published On 2/27/2021
On February 1, 2021 the Piedmont City Council unanimously approved a second reading of proposed energy reach codes. The reach codes are local building energy codes that reach beyond statewide requirements for energy use in building design and construction. Piedmont is one of the first cities nationwide to adopt reach codes for energy efficiency and appliance electrification in new and existing residential buildings.
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Published On 10/6/2021
Joined by panelist Melissa Breach, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at California YIMBY (Yes In My Backyard), Rani Batra, Chair of Piedmont's Housing Advisory Committee and a Piedmont Planning Commissioner, and Gloria Bruce, Executive Director of East Bay Housing Organization, the League of Women Voters of Piedmont held a forum on affordable housing in Piedmont on October 5th.
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League of Women Voters of Piedmont's Pros and Cons for November 2020 ballot measures TT and UU.
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Highly respected epidemiologist Dr. George Rutherford followed up with the League of Women Voters of Piedmont to discuss his latest findings on COVID-19 and its variants.
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Published On 7/6/2020
KCOM's 4th of July Retrospective features historic photos from LWVP members.
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Published On 6/22/2021
Activist, attorney, and author Shanti Brien offered the LWVP a look into the workings of the U.S. criminal justice and suggested ways to improve it.
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Published On 6/18/2020
Congratulations to our 2020 award winners!
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District Attorney Nancy O'Malley joined the League of Women Voters of Piedmont to discuss her work with the Alameda County Family Justice Center and her history of helping women and children who are victims of abuse.
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Published On 12/18/2019
We were fortunate to have a stellar list of speakers last year. The League would like to thank each of them for their contribution to expanding our knowledge of critical issues facing voters.
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Published On 5/8/2021
This town hall was a collaboration of the Leagues of Women Voters of Berkeley Albany Emeryville, Oakland, Piedmont, and West Contra Costa County.
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Dr. Kushel shared eye-opening statistics and highlighted known, effective solutions to end homelessness in the Bay Area and across the country.
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Published On 1/13/2021
Dr. George Rutherford, internationally renowned epidemiologist and Piedmont resident spoke at an on-line LWVP forum on January 13. His presentation, "COVID-19 Update: Are We Any Closer to the End?" was very informative and incorporated the latest data. Watchers were able to ask numerous questions.
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Watch the YouTube video of Ashley Boren, Executive Director of Sustainable Conservation, who gave a compelling presentation on California’s vulnerable water future on December 6th, 2020.
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Published On 6/30/2020
On Tuesday, June 30, 2020, LWVP hosted a successful event on New Models for Social Justice and Police Reform with Piedmont Police Chief Jeremy Bowers and our own Nancy Beninati.
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Published On 6/11/2020
The League of Women Voters of Piedmont welcomed Dr. George Rutherford to speak on May 6, 2020 about the latest on COVID-19.
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Published On 12/18/2019
We had an amazing Holiday Luncheon with speaker Louise Renne this year.
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