The September 2017 Voter is available and was mailed to members who have chosen to receive a hard copy.
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
7:00 - 8:45 pm
San Mateo Senior Center
2645 Alameda de Las Pulgas, San Mateo CA 94403
Join the LWV North & Central San Mateo County to:
All voters will be sent a mail-in ballot and neighborhood polling places will be replaced by regional Vote Centers. Community groups, including the League, need to help educate voters about the changes.
Speakers for the meeting are members of the Voter's Choice California steering committee:
For directions, see the calendar.
10 am to 4 pm
League Office, 444 Peninsula Avenue, Suite 1, San Mateo 94401
Many community organizations have been invited to attend the September 19 meeting to learn about the Voter's Choice Act. Now, volunteers are needed for a phone bank to call organizations that have not responded to the emailed invitation. This is an opportunity to help the League reach out to San Mateo County voters and to forge new connections and community partnerships.
Sign up to participate in the phone bank. Send an email to Ann Kuchins or leave a message on the League phone,342-5853.
A call script will be available. Be sure to bring your cell phone and charger! Refreshments will be available.
12:00 noon - 1:00 pm
444 Peninsula Avenue, Suite 1
San Mateo, CA 94401
Join us as for our first brown bag lunch discussion series at the League office. This is an opportunity for members to discuss selected issues of the day. Issues to consider at our first meeting are:
The pilot program continues on October 11 and November 8. We will then evaluate the series and decide whether to continue.
This is an informal drop-in event. It is not required but it will help plan if you let us know you are coming. email or call and leave a message at 650-342-5853.
See p. 4 of the September Voter for directions to the office.
To prepare volunteers to help at the forums a training is scheduled for
League office, 444 Peninsula Avenue, Suite 1, San Mateo CA 94401
Read more on p. 5 of the September Voter.
See the calendar for the current list of forums.
To commemorate this day, our League will register voters at the Hillsdale Mall on
Join us for one, two, or more hours to register voters and engage the public in our shared responsibility as Americans.
To volunteer, email or call 650-342-5853.
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Colma Community Center
1520 Hillside Blvd., Colma
Meet State Senator Scott Wiener, 11th District
Senator Wiener's district includes San Francisco, Daly City, Daly City, Broadmoor, and part of South San Francisco)
This is your opportunity to learn first hand about your state senator's legislative priorities, to ask him your questions, and to share your concerns.
See the flyer to RSVP
Read the article on p. 6 of the September Voter including links to The Daily Journal article and video of the meeting.
Board Highlights, p.3
Observe Your Government in Action, Join the Observer Corp, p. 4
Woodlake Association Election - Volunteers Needed, p. 5
Welcome to our new members, p. 7
Kudos to the City of South San Francisco, p. 8
LWVC Action! (information about bills on which the LWVC is taking action), p. 8-9
Make It Fair Campaign. Reform Proposition 13, town hall meeting, p. 9
The League of Women Voters of North & Central San Mateo County is now on Twitter! Our handle is @lwvncsmc.
On our Twitter feed, you'll find news about upcoming LWV events, retweets from sister LWV chapters around the state and nationally, and links to news articles and posts about issues of importance to LWV members.
Having a social media presence can spread the word about our chapter and reach potential new members. If you're on Twitter, give us a follow @lwvncsmc. We promise to follow back!