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Voter Center Placement Project

In recruiting centers, members of the LWVTA were trained to educate the public in meetings about the new voting procedures in LA County.

Learn about the New Voting Procedures
Legislative Interview Gipson

Legislative Interview with Assembly-Member Mike Gipson

League of Women Voters Torrance Area Interviewed Assembly-Member Mike Gipson of the 64th District. Read about the Interview

Popovers in Pasadena

Summer League: Persuasion and Popovers in Pasadena

Learn with the Torrance League all about the Census and Effective Communication Techniques

Popovers in Pasadena

Torrance Area

POWER THE VOTE! MAKE DEMOCRACY WORK!

The League of Women Voters, a non-partisan political organization, encourages informed and active participation in government and influences public policy through education and advocacy. While we encourage participation in politics, we neither promote nor oppose any political party or candidate. We welcome anyone over the age of sixteen to join our local league, which includes membership at the state and national levels. 

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LWV Los Angeles County
Event Date: 
Jul 25 2020 - 9:30am to 1:00pm
Event location: 

Via Zoom

Event Information

National Registration Day
News

Tuesday, September 25, is National Voter Registration Day. LWVTA members will be at the Torrance Farmers Market at Wilson Park with information.

PBS "The Vote"
News
"The Vote" premieres on PBS, JULY 6, 2020, "THE AMERICAN EXPERIENCE"
Part 1: July 6
Part 2: July 7
 
See Trailer Here:
Proposition 15
News

It's here! We are officially Proposition 15.

Earth with hands around it
News
Thanks to all who joined our caucus at the 2020 LWV Convention, "Climate Emergency - Time for All Hands on Deck." 
Senator Ben Allen
Event Date: 
Jul 1 2020 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Event location: 

Webinar

RSVP for this informational webinar by filling out this form

Forever Stamp
News

UPDATE: This stamp will be issued Wednesday, August 26th, in Seneca Falls, NY.

Hazard Waste Collection
News

The Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Waste Collection Program (HHW) gives Los Angeles County residents a legal and cost-free way to dispose of unwanted household chemicals that cannot be disposed of in the regular trash. 

RHNA Numbers
News

Regional Housing Needs Assessment (RHNA) allocation for the City of Torrance: 5009 new housing units

Police Abuse
Public Statement
6/10/2020
AB 617
Event Date: 
Jun 11 2020 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Event location: 

Zoom Virtual Meeting

 

Civic Quiz

Over these past few months, COVID-19 has affected our lives and our communities in myriad ways.  Within this ever-changing crisis, we present a PBI-Manatt quiz on the pandemic and health policy.  We hope you find it informative and helpful.                                                                                                                            
PBI would like to thank our colleagues Emily Carrier and Robert Rebitzer of Manatt Health for their very helpful insights.      

Climate Change
News

A crash course on climate change, 50 years after the first Earth Day

From NY Times, April 19, 2020

Gerrymandering film
News

With its focus on gerrymandering and the undermining of democracy in Michigan and Wisconsin, the film "Slay the Dragon" could not be more timely and essential.  After the 2008 election, a secretive, well-funded partisan initiative poured money int

News POV
News

Now that we are socially isolated and have time on your hands, it is a good time to study how the news we read is more often than not biased.  Although unbiased news does not exist, look at a news item from different sides by checking out the "All

Senator Ben Allen
Public Statement
As the COVID-19 pandemic is rapidly changing and evolving, we want to provide you with some resources on benefits, childcare, meals and more from the State and the County of Los Angeles during these difficult times.
 
Water Conservation
News

 The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California’s Message of the Day: We Are Doing Well, But We Could Do Better

19th Amendment Protection
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 Torrance Herald headline, Oct. 12, 1952, Page 1. (Credit: Torrance Historical Newspaper and Directories Archive database, Torrance Public Library)
Board Meeting graphic
Event Date: 
Jun 25 2020 - 7:00pm
Event location: 

WebEx

The LWVTA meets on the last Thursday of each month except July and December. All Members are welcome to attend any board meeting. Only officers and directors have a vote.

Pamela Thornton, President LWVTA
Member's Spotlight

Raising funds for the League of Women Voters, Pamela Thornton, President LWVTA, won an honorable mention award at the Dancing with the South Bay Stars benefit at the Armstrong Theatre. 

Gardena Candidate Forum
News

It's been a busy month for the LWVTA, orchestrating the Candidates' Forums.- especially for Monica Fredericks, LWVTA Director of Voter Services, 

off shore drilling rig
News
Day of Action
News

STUDENT ACTIVISTS UNITE! HEAR US NOW!

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Event Date: 
Jun 30 2020 (All day)

LWVTA Calendar 2019-2020