Amherst League of Women Voters

A Voice for Citizens, a Force for Change
May
31
LWVA Annual Meeting
7 p.m., Woodbury Room
Jun
10
Race Amity Day
2-4 p.m., Unitarian Church, 121 N Pleasant

Practicing the Spirit of Amity in Our Community, with stories, music, dance, fun and fellowship.

Jun
18
Book Discussion Group
3 p.m., Jones Library

Anything is Possible by Elizabeth Stout

Civics Fest March 24

Music! Food! Debate! Trivia! 7-8:30 p.m. on Friday, March 24, at ARMS (refreshments at 6:30 and 8:30.)

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 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

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