Advocacy Committee Update – October 2017

Posted on November 8, 2017 in LWVSF News | comments

This month, the Advocacy Committee met to discuss the upcoming proposed changes to San Francisco’s Sunshine Ordinance. The Sunshine Ordinance was revolutionary for its time: promoting government transparency in San Fra...

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Updates From the 2017 California Convention

Posted on July 12, 2017 in LWVSF News | comments

  Dear members: Imagine spending a weekend with hundreds of people who want to talk about how, together, you can make your community vibrant, safe, and strong for everyone. League of Women Voters convention attendee...

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Engaging in Democracy: Short Films & Panel Discussion- October 24

Posted on July 10, 2017 in Events LWVSF News | comments

Lately it’s become abundantly clear that we must all work to protect and defend our democratic process. You can help make democracy work. To learn how, join the League of Women Voters of San Francisco for an insp...

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Voting Without a Permanent Address

Posted on February 7, 2017 in Elections Get Out the Vote homelessness LWVSF News November 2016 Election | comments

Last Fall our League partnered with Glide Memorial Church, a long-standing advocate and refuge for people living in the Tenderloin, to register people to vote in the month prior to the November 2016 election. League memb...

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Special Meeting Notice

Posted on August 1, 2016 in LWVSF News | comments

  A Special Meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at the League offices located at 582 Market Street, 10th Floor Conference Room, San Francisco, CA 94104, from 6:00 pm to 6:30 pm for the reasons indicat...

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President’s Report to the Members – One Voice

Posted on August 1, 2016 in LWVSF News | comments

  Dear Members: The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan and political organization that encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, ...

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Pro & Cons – Proposition B – June 3, 2014

Posted on May 7, 2014 in LWVSF News Pros and Cons | comments

PROPOSITION B – WATERFRONT HEIGHT LIMIT RIGHT TO VOTE INITIATIVE Ordinance Placed on the ballot by initiative petition Requires a simple majority of votes for passage THE QUESTION: Should San Francisco voters approve a...

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Pro & Cons – Proposition A – June 3, 2014

Posted on May 7, 2014 in LWVSF News Pros and Cons | comments

PROPOSITION A – EARTHQUAKE SAFETY AND EMERGENCY RESPONSE BOND General obligation bond Placed on the ballot by the Board of Supervisors Requires a 2/3 vote for passage THE QUESTION: Should the City of San Francisco issu...

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I Vote Because

Posted on May 2, 2014 in Get Out the Vote LWVSF News | comments

Earth Day San Francisco LWVSF celebrated Earth Day by collecting pictures of people from the community who wanted to help spread awareness about the importance of voting. Here are some of their individual reasons why...

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Story Bank: Why I Joined the League

Posted on April 18, 2014 in LWVSF News Story Bank | comments

Nicole Williams, a new LWVSF member, lets us in on her motivations for joining the League. Thank you for sharing your story, Nicole; we’re lucky to have you! “There are many issues I want to spend my life addressing...

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