The League in Amherst

Pioneer Valley Women's March 2020

January 13, 2020

This year's March will be in Springfield. See the March website.

It's Hard to Count How Many Live in Amherst

December 21, 2019

Census problems in Amherst are due to our large student numbers as well as other hard-to-count residents.

League is part of "250 years of Democracy in Amherst"

December 21, 2019

League members Nancy Eddy and Ellen Story spoke at "250 years of Democracy in Amherst" program, part of the Civics and Democracy series sponsored by the Jones Library.

2020 Census Planning in Amherst

October 19, 2019

A meeting on the 2020 Census was held at Town Hall on October 10. Speakers included Mindy Domb, Rep. Paul Mark (House Committee on Redistricting), and Georgia Lowe (US Census Bureau).

Training on Campaign Skills: Collecting Signatures for Ballot Initiatives

September 19, 2019

Two speakers from VoterChoiceMA speak about collecting signatures in support of statewide ballot initiatives.

Amherst Voter Participation Stakeholders' Roundtable

April 20, 2019

A March 28th meeting of the Voter Participation Stakeholders' Roundtable focussed on ways to improve voter participation by students.

Amherst LWV member honored for her leadership

January 27, 2019

Nancy Eddy, a former Amherst selectman and the first president of the Massachusetts Municipal Association (MMA), will be honored during the opening session of the MMA's 40th Annual Meeting & Trade Show.

LWVA to hold a local March For Our Lives on March 24

March 06, 2018

The League of Women Voters of Amherst will hold a local March For Our Lives on Saturday, March 24. We will gather at Kendrick Park on East Pleasant Street at 10 a.m. and march to the Town Common, where there will be voter registration, singing and speeches.

LWVA Receives Community Service Award

October 06, 2015

The League of Women Voters of Amherst was presented with the Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce’s Community Service Award at the Chamber’s annual dinner on October 1.

Why us? Why now?

The New Jim Crow

January 27, 2015

Coming Together Amherst hosted a screening of a talk by Michelle Alexander.