League of Women Voters of

San Jose/Santa Clara

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Learn about your elected officials, LEAGUE community education programs and our public statements 

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San Jose and Santa Clara

Contact the LEAGUE to schedule Voter Registration Events, Moderators for Forums and other services

Keep Connected With Silicon Valley Strong! 

The City of San Jose has launched Silicon Valley Strong, an online hub to keep the city informed and engaged during our current health crisis.

 

Keep updated on current health reports, volunteer to help others, and connect with support organizations. See Silicon Valley Strong HERE

The League in ACTION!

League members are active in outreach and planning activities in a number of important areas.​​

  • The San Jose League is actively supporting public education on the importance of a full 2020 Census count. Our teams are busy working on outreach efforts to assure that every person is counted. Why do we need the 2020 Census? Learn more below:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  How can you can help with the Census? Find out          more  HERE.

  • Should the City of San Jose change its form of governance -- from the current Council-City Manager system to a "strong mayor" system? The League is looking at the impacts of this change and how it would affect our community.

  • We are actively supporting the upcoming Schools and Communities First Initiative and will be participating in public education programs over the next year.

  • The Natural Resources/Climate Change Committee continues to monitor progress around San Jose Clean Energy, noting the efforts to move more San Jose residents to elect "Total Green," for 100% carbon-free, and 100% renewable energy. Read more about our Climate Committee HERE. 

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Please consider working with us on these important issues. Contact us to learn more about our work HERE.

Lunch With League Welcomes Raul Peralez

 

When our Lunch With League events start again one of our upcoming speakers will be San Jose City Councilmember Raul Peralez. He was elected in 2015 to represent District 3, San Jose's downtown core and surrounding 

neighborhoods.  

 

He will be speaking on Critical Issues Facing San Jose. Councilmember Peralez's vision is to "Work to make San Jose a city where everyone can afford to live, find dignified work and play in peace". 

 

The rescheduled date for this Lunch With League will be announced soon. 

Message From the President

Oh my, what a change from a month ago!!! 

I hope all of you are safe and well.  

 

At the beginning of March, we canceled our

100th Birthday Celebration which was to be

held on March 29.  This has been rescheduled

to June 14.  But, in these uncertain times, we

are not sure that our world will return to enough normality, so stay tuned.  

 

We postponed our Lunch with League for March 19 with hopes for holding a live event on April 16.  As our shelter-in-place order continues until May 3, so let’s hope we can hold it in June.

 

We are planning to hold our first Zoom board meeting next week and we will discuss how to continue our mission in these new times.  Shall we try to produce a “virtual” Lunch with League? How will we hold our Annual Meeting? Should we hold online discussions with our members?  

 

Our world has changed and may never ... read more HERE

Carol Watts, President

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CONTACT US:   

T: 408-271-7163     

E: info@lwvsjsc.org      

P.O Box 5374    

San Jose  CA, 95150

The League of Women Voters neither supports nor opposes any political party or candidate for public office. The League encourages informed and active participation in government by influencing public policy through education and advocacy.