Policing practices in San Francisco

Posted on September 13, 2017 in LWVSF News | comments

Our goal is for all San Franciscans to understand and shape policing practices. Will you donate to support this work?   WHY SHOULD I CARE ABOUT POLICING PRACTICES IN SAN FRANCISCO? Right now, our police department h...


2016 May Wine & Cheese Event

Posted on May 3, 2016 in LWVSF News membership | comments

This event is full!  Join the waiting list for our  annual membership event, May Wine & Cheese, Thursday, May 11 .  Jill Fox, Public Outreach Manager, Department of Elections will be talking with us about the st...


Short-Term Housing Report

Posted on March 1, 2016 in affordable housing LWVSF News | comments

Written by Carolyn Lee, Advocacy and Action Co Chair Tourists Keep Coming, Tempting Residents to Convert Their Housing to Hotels Short term housing remains as popular as ever in San Francisco.  No doubt some people are ...



Posted on March 1, 2016 in Events Local Planning LWVSF News membership | comments

On January 23rd 16 people attended and participated in our annual Program Planning Meeting at the Presidio Library. At this meeting we discussed our League’s Areas of Focus, received an update on the Education study, l...


Tell Congress to Mark the 50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act by Restoring Its Key Protections

Posted on August 18, 2015 in LWVSF News | comments

By: Elisabeth MacNamara EDITORIAL NOTE: This article originally appeared on the Huffington Post. Fifty years ago this week, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act (VRA) into law, calling the day ”...


Education Committee Report

Posted on August 3, 2015 in LWVSF News | comments

By Beate Boultinghouse, Education Chair   Thank you to the Board of LWVSF for such a warm welcome at the Annual Meeting on June 6, 2015.  I attended my first board meeting on July 21st and see that I have much to l...


Make It Fair

Posted on July 21, 2015 in LWVSF News | comments

Make it Fair LWVC Joins Effort for Property Tax Reform in California   The League of Women Voters of California has joined the Steering Committee of the “Make it Fair Coalition,” a group of organizations dedicat...


Past Women Who Could Be President Honorees

Posted on June 18, 2015 in LWVSF News | comments

The San Francisco League has had the honor of recognizing these outstanding community leaders throughout the years. Thank you all for your incredible work in our community! 1992 Dean Herma Hill Kay Barbara Rodgers Mimi ...


Are you ready for the November 2014 Election?

Posted on October 31, 2014 in LWVSF News | comments

Fri. October 31. It’s too late to mail-in your mail-in ballots–but you can drop them off at any polling place between 7 am and 8 pm on Tuesday, November 4.  If you decide you want to vote in person–but have receiv...


Annual Meeting 2014

Posted on June 13, 2014 in LWVSF News | comments

You can take an active role in your community with the League of Women Voters at this year’s  Annual Meeting! We will feature an open discussion on Privacy in the Digital Age. Please note that the venue has change...