Amherst League of Women Voters

A Voice for Citizens, a Force for Change
Donations for 2017 LWVA Book Sale:
June 30 through July 20 at Fort River School
  • LWVA Book Sale
  • Children's Books
  • For kids of all ages
  • Stacks of books
  • Entrance to Fort RIver School
Jun
30
LWVA Summer Book Sale Donations
all day, Fort River School

Through July 20.

Jul
28
LWVA 2017 Book Sale
9 to 4, Fort River School Gymnasium

Friday-Sunday, July 28-30, from 9 to 4.

Aug
4
LWVA 2017 Book Sale
9 to 4, Fort River School Gymnasium

Friday through Sunday, August 4-6, from 9 to 4.

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 http://www.lwvamherst.org/content/lwvma-charter-school-study-consensus.

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

Materials for LWVMA Charter School Study Released

The materials for the League of Women Voters of Massachusetts charter school study have been posted on the LWVMA web site. They include information on how charter schools work and how they are funded, as well as the consensus questions to be considered by each local League.

Posted: October 5, 2016

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