Amherst League of Women Voters

A Voice for Citizens, a Force for Change
Women's Health in 2017
7-8:30 p.m., Amherst Survival Center, 138 Sunderland Road

Speakers and donations of feminine hygiene products.

Candidates Night for 2017 Amherst Elections
7-9 p.m., Amherst Regional Middle School Auditorium

Candidates for town-wide office in Amherst.

Meet Your Town Meeting Precinct Candidates
10 am to 1:30 pm, Amherst Regional Middle School

Ninety minute sessions Town Meeting Candidates to meet with their neighbors: Precincts 1-5 at 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM and Precincts 6-10 at 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM

Civics Fest Coming March 24

Theater! Music! Food! Debate! Trivia! Register your team now for this event, scheduled for 7-8:30 p.m. on Friday, March 24, at ARMS.

Posted: February 3, 2017

Women Marching Saturday, January 21

Local League members plan to attend the Women's March in Washington and several "sister" marches in Massachusetts.

Posted: January 19, 2017

LWVMA Seeking New Position on Charter Schools

LWVA has completed its two consensus meetings for the LWVMA charter school study. Results at

Posted: December 4, 2016

Two Public Lectures on Our Energy Future

The League of Women Voters of Amherst sponsored two public lectures on the future of energy production and distribution in Massachusetts in November and December. Anne George of ISO New England spoke on November 29, and Professor James Manwell of the UMass Wind Energy Center on December 6. They have provided their slides.

Posted: October 31, 2016

Forum on Ballot Question 2 Planned at UMass

The League of Women Voters is co-sponsoring a panel discussion on the ballot question about raising the cap on Charter Schools. The forum is planned for the evening of October 18, from 7 to 9 p.m. in Room N151 of the new Integrative Learning Center on the campus of the University of Massachusetts in Amherst.

Posted: October 12, 2016