Lunch With League
Archive of Past Events
On March 18, 2021, we were pleased to host Jeffrey Rosen, District Attorney of Santa Clara County. He joined that office as a prosecutor in 1995 and was elected District Attorney in January 2011. He is nationally recognized as a leader in criminal justice reform. He discussed changes being made within our law enforcement community and we asked him questions.
Michele Lew, CEO of The Health Trust, described the work of her nonprofit and discussed the impacts of the pandemic on vulnerable populations in Santa Clara County including seniors, low income neighborhoods and the homeless. Learn what is being done to help these individuals and other get through this public health crisis.
Rick Callender, CEO of Santa Clara Valley Water District and President of the California-Hawaii State Conference of the NAACP, spoke to the League of Women Voters of San Jose/Santa Clara on January 21, 2021 about "Environmental Justice Matters" then answered questions about water and NAACP issues.
Kyra Kazantzis, CEO of Silicon Valley Council of Nonprofits, discusses how the Covid Crisis has affected nonprofit organizations in Silicon Valley. How are the arts organizations coping? What does her organization do to facilitate collaboration about nonprofits working on huge issues like homelessness and hunger?
Fires in California! Oct 15, 2020.
Amanda Stasiewicz, Ph.D. Assistant Professor in the Department of Environmental Studies at San Jose State University and the Wildfire Interdisciplinary Research Center, compares different approaches to wildfire risk management. She also discusses local preparation.
On September 17, 2020, Mike Wasserman, who represents District 1 on the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors, discussed our county's fast response to the coronavirus crisis.
Who thought on March 17 when the county issued its shelter-in-place order that we would still be in stages of lockdown?
On August 20, 2020 we were pleased to have Shivaun Nurre, the Independent Police Auditor of San Jose speak to us about her organization's role in overseeing policing.
On July 16, 2020 Councilmember Raul Peralez spoke about his experience as a police officer in San Jose and the role of the San Jose City Council concerning policing.