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
Sep
18
Book Discussion Group
3 p.m.,

Nightingale by Kristen Hannah

Sep
19
Opening Meeting 2017-2018
7 p.m., Amherst Woman's Club

Speakers: Laurie Millman, Center for New Americans, and Sudha Setty for the LWVA Local Action for Social Justice Com

Sep
23
Climate Change and the Growing Risk of Nuclear War
9 to 4, Hadley Farms Meeting House

LWVA will cosponsor this symposium organized by Physicians for Social Responsibility.

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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