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On May 29, 2020 the League of Women Voters of the United States issued the following statement.

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The realities of plastic recycling have finally hit home. Learn what this means to us locally at the Santa Cruz recycling facility and see what happens to our waste first-hand.

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Deepening economic inequality and its consequences throughout society was the focus of a talk by UC Santa Cruz Professor Heather Bullock on February 9, 2019 at the Resource Center for Nonviolence.

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Becoming educated about child sex trafficking, learning to recognize it, and taking action were the key points emphasized at the League’s October 2018 program, co-sponsored with the American Association of University Women.

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In June 2018 the County adopted Vision Santa Cruz County--A Strategic Plan. Many of the issues addressed by the County's Strategic Plan have been the subject of past meetings sponsored by our local League.

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We can help you decide how to vote on the November ballot measures. After comprehensive analysis, we offer these trusted recommendations.

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Get ready to vote on 12 statewide ballot measures November 3!

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Help Californians vote with confidence on Election Day using our unbiased online voter guide, Voter's Edge.

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For the new and busy voter, check out our Easy Voter Guide and get help understanding the ballot measures in plain language.

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Just released: Voting in California Jails, A Community Toolkit. This toolkit has several strategies for community advocates, county elections offices, and sheriffs to break down barriers to democracy for people in county jails