Fresno

previous next
Linda Gleason, The Chidrens Movement Fresno

Linda Gleason featured at October membership meeting

Linda Gleason, founder of The Children's Movement Fresno will speak at the LWVF October membership meeting, October 14, 6 pm, Yosemite Falls Cafe.  

2019 Womens Equality Day

2019 Womens Equality Day honoree, Dr. Carole Goldsmith

local community groups at aug 14 rallly fresno

Schools and Communities First Press Conference

Conference announcing 860,000 signatures to qualify Schools and Communities First on November 2020 ballot! The League of Women Voters joined Communities for a New California, Faith in Fresno Clergy Caucus, 99Rootz, and California Alliance for Retired Americans.

volunteer icon with hands raised

Volunteer Opportunities

Expand your resume and better your community!

Volunteer Opportunities

Fresno

75+ years of Making Democracy Work in Fresno County

The League of Women Voters of Fresno is a nonprofit, nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government.                 We influence public policy through education and advocacy. 

 

 

 

 

priorities
News

Program Planning Meeting Report:   Almost 30 LWVF members and guests participated in an agenda-packed Program Planning meeting which resulted in the choice of three priority issues for the current year.

new york times logo
Press Mention

Did you catch our editorial in the New York Times concerning charter schools?

mountains and smoggy air
News

The California Supreme Court issued a landmark ruling on Christmas Eve in favor of the public-interest appellants League of Women Voters of Fresno, Sierra Club, and Revive the San Joaquin.

Fresno League members at LWVUS

Click here to for a short video introduction on who we are and how we continually are working to improve our communities.

We welcome you to join us. 

 

Mono Lake Sierras
News

Hasn’t the view of the snow-capped Sierras been a treat for the past few weeks? The cooler weather has made it easy to have a false sense of security about our Valley’s air quality and climate change risks.

LWV Member Marilu registers new citizens - LWV info slide
News

County Clerk Brandi Orth made a presentation to the Board of Supervisors in February regarding the election procedures for the 2020 elections. This was a preliminary report on the possible ways to conduct the primary and general elections.

News

The City of Fresno Office of Independent Review’s report for the fourth quarter of 2017 is now available on the City’s website.

volunteer icon with hands raised
News

LWV Fresno is starting to plan now for the 2020 100th year celebration of women's suffrage  If you would like to help, please call 559-226-5455 and let us know!

News

The quarterly Housing report from the Department of Behavioral Health represents information that is a major concern to our community.

water is a human right
News

Our local groundwater basin is critically overdrafted.

Groundwater planning is important to:

News

The Affordable Housing Committee discussed how it intends to move forward this year.

league old and present day
News

 Celia Wexler of Who.What.Why on the League's increase membership after the

healthcare
Blog Post

Should physicians, and especially physicians’ groups, “stay in their own lane?” The NRA thinks so when it comes to gun control legislation.

News

You can enroll in the Citizens Police Academy and for one day a week for 15 weeks learn all about the department, visit and shoot at the gun range, mingle with police dogs and even allow them to “attack” you if you are so inclined.

perinatal health
News

Site Visit to the Perinatal Wellness Center, located at the West Fresno Regional Center. At the board meeting the Department presented the Outcomes Report.

stack of books
News

FUSD Board of Education: There will be new faces on the Board beginning in December. Chris Delacerda lost his election to Veva Islas in the McLane area.

election volunteer
News

Voter Services continues to work elections and so the report for the 2018 general election is not yet complete but as of now here is the Voter Services Report from Liz Shields and observations from two Elections Observers: 

transformative journey
News

TRANSFORMATION JOURNEY by Marianne Kast          When we hosted a regional meeting with Helen Hutchison, LWV CA President, recently, she outlined some of the barriers to the League’s process of moving successfully into its second century of existe

charter school pro con graphic
News

Executive Summary followed by a link to the full study

News

Check your inboxes each week for the newly created weekly League news updates.  

priorities
News

Reports on the work of Priority Committees established at the Program Planning meeting last February.

CA Delta
News

Recharge Fresno: The City of Fresno completed construction of Recharge Fresno, a major water system upgrade, last month.