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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.

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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. 





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Fresno County is participating in the Voters Choice Act. This means you have more options to vote and you can vote as early as February 4!  

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As part of its BigTell program the Central Valley Community Foundation recently awarded a grant to our League to produce a video themed 100 years of suffage in the valley. We are excited to share this with you. Take a peek. 

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Congressional Candidate forum at Fresno State, 5-8 pm Feb. 20, 2020 in Peters Auditorium at the Student Rec. center
Event Date: 
Feb 20 2020 - 5:00pm
Event location: 

Fresno State, Student Rec Center

The candidates forum will be from 5:00pm-8:00pm. All candidates for US House of Representatives District 16 and District 22 have been invited. (Rescheduled from Feb. 6, 2020)


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.

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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. 


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Event Date: 
Feb 10 2020 - 6:00pm
Event location: 

Vision View Business Center -Mor-Wisdom Room

Conversations with Harriet Tubman, Sojourner Truth and Fannie Barrier Williams

2020 – the CENTENNIAL of WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE - A year of celebratory events

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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.


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.


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