Stories from Around the State
This story was originally aired by ABC 7.
The League of Women Voters of California honored several San Francisco leaders who have shown support for the LGBTQ+ community.
Dolores Huerta is a civil rights activist and labor leader who has dedicated her life to fighting for democracy in the United States, both in the government and the workplace. Growing up, she witnessed the struggles of farm workers and saw firsthand the injustices they faced. Her experience motivated her to become an activist and work towards creating a more democratic society.
This opinion was originally published by the Santa Maria Times.
Virginia Souza from the League of Women Voters Santa Maria Valley wrote about the League's history, mission, and work.
This story was originally published in the Press-Telegram.
Artwork from more than 50 Long Beach high school students is currently on digital display — via a YouTube video posted by the local chapter of the League of Women Voters.
The students — from Jordan, Millikan, Renaissance and Wilson high schools — submitted their artwork last year as part LWV’s annual art contest. The 2022 theme was “My Vote, My Voice.”
Op-Ed | League of Women Voters of Nevada County: Democracy only works when we the people participate
This opinion was originally published by YubaNet.com
An election may be a milestone, but it is not the journey. An election is an opportunity to check in with each other about the course of our country and the principles of our leaders. It is a conversation of sorts, a reminder to the people we have put in power about who they serve, inform them about what we believe, and tell them which direction we want to go.
This interview was originally published in Noozhawk.
LWV of Santa Barbara seeks to empower voters and defend democracy.