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.

DA David Sullivan Speaks at LWVA Opening Meeting

Northwestern District Attorney David E. Sullivan addressed the League of Women Voters Opening Meeting on September 30 at the Amherst Woman’s Club. He reviewed the many initiatives of his office since he assumed his elected position in January 2011.

Posted: October 6, 2015

Is your health insurance working for you?

On Wednesday, October 28, 2015, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Cape Cod Lounge of the UMass Student Union, the League of Women Voters of Amherst will host a program entitled Speak Out for Health Care Justice: Is Health Care in Massachusetts Working for You?

Posted: September 21, 2015

LWVUS Study on Amending the U.S. Constitution

Information and consensus meetings for this national LWV study are planned for November 10 and November 18, respectively. The public is welcome as participants on November 10, and as observers on November 18.

Posted: September 14, 2015

Resources for LWUS Study on Amending the Constitution

One part of the three-part study on “Key Structures of Democracy” adopted by LWVUS in 2014 is designed to provide the League with principles on which to base a decision to approve or oppose amending the Constitution. Materials for this component are now available and LWVA is forming a study committee.

Posted: August 17, 2015

LWVA Speaks to Proposed Pipeline

LWVA prepared statements for the June and July hearings in Greenfield on the proposed tennessee Gas Company/Northeast Direct pipeline. Members attended both hearings.

Posted: August 17, 2015

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