Orange Coast

Orange Coast

The League of Women Voters of the United States encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.

  Observer Reports


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Stay in Touch with Your Reps!

Blog Post Date - 8/09/2020

It's important to get to know the folks who represent you:

Saving the Next 100 Years
Event Date: 
Aug 12 2020 - 10:00am to 11:00am

By: LWV of United States

Has there ever been a more critical time to hear women’s voices in politics? 

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Free Civil Rights Series from Orange County Human Relations

By: Becky Newman

Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. - George Santayana

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Welcome, New Members 

Join us in welcoming the following members who joined in July:

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This August is the 100th Anniversary of Women's Right to vote in the United States.


In this Centential year there are celebrations around the country. To see just a few of them click on the links below:

Director Kathleen Montgomery
Event Date: 
Aug 22 2020 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Human Rights & Elections:  How are they linked?

Speaker: Kathleen Montgomery, Member of the LWVUS Human Rights Group and Director of LWV of Orange Coast, International Relations

Census Information Remains Protected

Census Bureau to Email Households to Encourage Response to the 2020 Census 

by: The US Census Bureau, July 27, 2020

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Member's Spotlight

Week Three (8/9) - Reasons to Join or Renew

By: Rachel Daly

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7/27/2020 NEW PSA - Make it Happen
"We all have a responsibility to slow the spread."

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In Case You Missed UCI Law's SCOTUS Term in Review

By Diane Nied

Only One Race the Human Race

LWV Defends Citizen's Constitutional Right to Peaceful Protest

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Action Alerts

For too many of us, voting in the primaries was mishap after mishap.

Words of the ERA by Alice Paul in 1923

It's About Time

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Covid's Disproportionate Imact on Women

Submitted by Kathleen Montgomery, Member of LWV's Human Rights Special Interest Group
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The work of the League demands our time, sometimes our courage, and certainly our minds and hearts. 

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Update - Livestream Starting August 4th; Remaining Six Commissioners To Be Selected

UN Women Turns Ten

UN Women Celebrate 10th Anniversary

by: Kathleen Mongomery

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Member's Spotlight

Show a Sign of Your Love

by: Petti Van Rekom

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Virtual Tours of Women's Suffrage Exhibits

During this pandemic, the historic centennial of Women's Suffrage has been muted.  Take a moment to honor our history by enjoying these virtual tours of exhibits.  Your vote is your voice.

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Keep Up-to-Date

July 16 & 17, 2020

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Member's Spotlight

**Updated 5/12/2020** Added Read, Think, Talk, Vote T-Shirt.


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