Stay tuned for information regarding 2021 Advocacy Week

In the meantime, please see an example of Advocacy Week activities from 2020.  If you are interested in getting involved in advocacy activities at Stanley, please contact

2020 Advocacy Week - Prepare to VOTE!

Voting Information



Monday, October 5: Ballots Are Out

Ballots for the US, State, & Local Elections and Propositions go out today. Look for them in the mail by the end of this week! Start to get yourself acquainted with the issues and candidates:

  • The CA State PTA website has some great resources on their advocacy page for children and families to read. 
  • The League of Women Voters Diablo Valley also has a wealth of information about voting - FAQs

Tuesday, October 6: Voter Registration

You can still register to vote, check the status of your registration, or volunteer to be a poll worker on election day!


Wednesday, October 7: Trace Your Ballot

Sign up to trace your ballot from the time it’s mailed to you until it is counted

Trace Your Ballot


Thursday, October 8:  Ready, Set, Vote 

Secure Ballot Drop Boxes are available to you NOW 24/7. And Early In-Person Voting is Oct 31, Nov 1 & Nov 2. You can see regional early voting locations and all 37 ballot drop off locations for Contra Costa County here.


We have a 24-hr Secure Ballot DropBox outside the LAFSD District Office, 3477 School Street.


Friday, October 9:  Visit our Representatives’ Websites


Also Upcoming Tuesday, October 13: 

Acalanes Union High School District Board of Education Online Candidate Forum

Streaming live at 7 pm on Tuesday, October 13th

  • Michael Bonino
  • Christopher Grove
  • Kristin Braun Connelly
  • Rupy Ahluwalia Krishnan

Watch on the LWVDV YouTube channel  


Candidates will answer questions submitted by the community. Submit questions by noon on 10/13 to


Co-hosted by the Las Trampas PTSA & League of Women Voters of Diablo Valley


Bonus DayTalk with your kids and family about elections 

Has anyone in your family ever been elected to an office like mayor, city council, school board, or student council? What did the campaign entail? What were the positives and negatives and what was the greatest learning outcome of the experience?



If you have any questions about voting or getting involved in helping to make our voices heard in any way, please feel free to call, text, or email:

Anita Embleton

Stanley PTA VP Legislative Affairs