Amherst League of Women Voters

A Voice for Citizens, a Force for Change
  • LWV-Hosted Meeting at Survival Center
  • Civics Fest 2017
  • Candidate Forum 2017
  • More Book Sale in Gym
Oct
19
Forum: Moving to Zero Waste
7-9 p.m., Hitchcock Center

What is Zero Waste and how do we get there? Plus tour of new Hitchcock Center.

Oct
24
LWVMA Day on the Hill
9:30 to noon, State House, Great Hall

The League's annual lobby day at the State House.

Oct
25
Forum on Housing in Amherst
7-9 p.m., UUSA Social Hall, 121 N. Pleasant St.

Public forum cosponsored by the League and the Amherst Affordable Housing Trust.

LWVA Charter Question and Candidates Forum 3/14

The forum on March 14, 2016, in the auditorium of the Amherst Regional Middle School will begin with a speaker covering the role and options of a town charter commission and continue with an opportunity for the candidates for the proposed Commission to introduce themselves.

Posted: February 21, 2016

Resources on Charter Commissions in Massachusetts

A question concerning the establishment of an Amherst Charter Commission will appear on the ballot for the March 29, 2016, Amherst municipal elections. On the same ballot, residents will vote for up to nine candidates to serve on the Commission. Here are some resources to help you prepare.

Posted: January 20, 2016

Resources for LWUS Study on Money in Politics

Questions for the second of the two national studies on this topic invite us to consider when and how political speech might be limited, if at all.

Posted: December 2, 2015

LWVA Sponsors Panel on Issues with Private Health Insurance

On Wednesday, October 28, 2015, a panel heard personal stories about issues dealing with private health insurance companies. Comments came from both patients and providers. All of the stories from the Speak Out will be collected and given to the Joint Committee on Health Care Financing at a hearing in Boston for single payer bills.

Posted: December 2, 2015

LWVA Receives Community Service Award

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?

Posted: October 6, 2015

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