Amherst League of Women Voters

A Voice for Citizens, a Force for Change
Coming Up: Forum on Proposed Charter
Sponsored by the LWV of Amherst
Thursday, March 1, 2018, 7-9 PM
Amherst Regional Middle School auditorium
  • LWV-Hosted Meeting at Survival Center
  • Civics Fest 2017
  • Candidate Forum 2017
  • More Book Sale in Gym
Jan
15
Book Discussion Group
2 p.m. (NOTE!), 23 Greenleaves Drive (Jane Price)

Mozart's Women by Jane Glover

Feb
10
LWVA Birthday Lunch
TBA, Ginger Garden, Rte. 9

Save the date!

Feb
19
Book Discussion Group
3 p.m.,

Strangers in their Own Land by Arlie Russell Hochschild

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

Celebrating Medicare’s 50th Birthday

On July 30th, demonstrations all across the country will herald the 50th birthday of Medicare. The LWVA Health Care Committee will join with other organizations in the area to plan a joyful demonstration on July 30th. We will ask local legislators and other elected officials to join us in this celebration.

Posted: June 7, 2015

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