The League in Amherst

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.

Providing Guidance to UMass Undergrads

December 27, 2014

LWVA has been invited to participate in a new program at the University of Massachusetts called UMass Women into Leadership by providing mentors for undergraduate female students in the program.

Superintendent Geryk to Speak on "State of the Schools"

December 20, 2014

Next in the LWVA series Amherst: How a Small Town Makes Big Things Happen.

GMO Talks by Professor Elizabeth Vierling

December 20, 2014

University of Massachusetts Professor Elizabeth Vierling presented two talks on GMOs sponsored by the LWV Amherst, on April 15 and November 20, 2014. She noted that people are concerned about GMOs and stressed that knowledge-based processes should be used to understand the risks and rewards of new technologies. A brief summary is presented here. More information is available on her website.

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