Amherst League of Women Voters

A Voice for Citizens, a Force for Change
Amherst March for Our Lives
10 a.m., Kendrick Park

from Kendrick Park to Amherst Town Common. Speakers, singing, voter registration.

Civics Fest
7 p.m., ARMS auditorium

More information here

Training for LWV moderators
2-4 p.m., Smith Vocational HS, 80 Locust St, Northampton

Training for moderators, who play a critical role in candidate and issue forums and debates.

LWVA Committee on Aging in the Amherst Area Releases Report

A summary report of the findings of the LWVA Study Committee investigating support systems available to elders in the Amherst Area has been released.

Posted: March 11, 2016

Big Changes Coming to the Annual LWVA Book Sale

The 2016 book sale will be July 28-30 and August 4-6, in the gymnasium of the Fort River Elementary School.

Posted: March 8, 2016

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