Orange Coast

Orange Coast

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Blog Post

Now is the time for all good people to come to the aid of the country!

Blog Post Date - 09/01/2020: 

At our house we subscribe to 5 papers – here are some of the headlines I read on August 31, 2020:

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We Mourn the Passing of Justice Ginsburg

by: Becky Newman

I Voted During Pandemic
Public Statement

Statement of Voting Rights Advocates in Response to Pennsylvania Supreme Court Ruling

Immigrants Make America Great by Nitish Meena from
Public Statement

League of Women Voters Statement on Reports of ICE Human Rights Abuses

Pros and Cons on the ballot measures, California, voting, voter guides, propositions
Event Date: 
Sep 21 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Preparing for the Propositions with LWV

Hosted by:  Women For: Orange County

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Event Date: 
Oct 8 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm


 By Wendy Ralph and Anne Stone

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Member's Spotlight

Week Eight (9/15) - Reasons to Join or Renew

By: Sarah Hanson-Kegerreis


Request a Voter's Edge Lawn Signs

Neal Kelley, Orange County Registrar of Voters

OC Registrar, Neal Kelley, shows us the way forward

"Do Something Great" Neon Sign

On August 31, 2020, in the last minutes of the 2019-20 session, AB2542 with the Senate Amendments, passed both the Senate and Assembly. The bill now goes to Governor Newsom for his signature or veto. Thank you to all who helped by contacting their representatives.
If you would like to urge the Governor to sign AB2542, contact him at

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Researching Local Police "Use of Force" Policies

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Volunteer to be an Observer

The Observer Corps observes and reports on local public agencies, including city councils and county government. The program builds a network of people through social and training opportunities.

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The County of Orange is looking for volunteers to help raise awareness of the importance of the 2020 Census

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PBS - The American Experience presents "The Vote"

By: Patty Santry

Director Kathleen Montgomery

Human Rights & Elections:  How are they linked? Speaker: Kathleen Montgomery

Did you miss the UNA of OC event featuring Kathleen Montgomery?  No worries. You can watch it here.

Virginia Kase
Public Statement

Postmaster General’s Reversal of USPS Changes Until After 2020 Election

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Speaking Out About Vote By Mail

By: Petti VanRekom

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Member's Spotlight

Show a Sign of Your Love

by: Petti Van Rekom

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Keep Up-to-Date

September 8, 2020

Orange County moves from the highest risk level of Purple Tier, Widespread, to Red Tier, Substantial.  Blueprint updated.

Vote Earrings, Necklace and Pin
Member's Spotlight

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


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