Notes from LWVMA Convention 2021

A recording of the keynote speech by Representative Liz Miranda is now available.

Posted: June 30, 2021 Tags: Highlights, Member Meetings

LWVA Supports Continuation of CSWG

The Amherst League of Women Voters and its Racial Justice Task Force has sent a letter supporting the continuation of the Community Safety Working Group.

Posted: June 20, 2021 Tags: Advocacy, Highlights, Racial Justice

2021 LWVMA Convention

Expanding the Table: Making Democracy Work for Everyone. Open to all League members. More information and registration.

Posted: May 17, 2021 Tags: Events, Highlights

Building a More Diverse Amherst Town Government

The League of Women Voters of Amherst has released a report with suggestions to support the Town Resolution on Racial Equity in seeking greater diversity on Town committees, boards, commissions, and Town staff.

Posted: May 13, 2021 Tags: Highlights, Racial Justice

District 2 Redistricting Hearing

The Special Joint Committee on Redistricting will hold a virtual hearing for residents of the 2nd Congressional District on May 24 at 5:30 p.m. To stream it live, go to event page at

Posted: May 8, 2021 Tags: Events, Highlights

LWVA Supports VOTES Act

LWVMA is supporting, advocating for, and encouraging our members to advocate for the VOTES Act, H.805/S.459.

Posted: May 5, 2021 Tags: Advocacy, Highlights

Racial Equity and Housing

The series on affordable housing in Amherst continues with a forum on Racial Equity and Housing, Tuesday, April 20, at 6:30. Go to to join on Zoom.

Posted: April 12, 2021 Tags: Community, Highlights, Racial Justice

"She Shapes History" Walking Tour

Come for a walking tour through Florence to see “She Shapes History,” a historical exhibit of the suffrage movement now on view in storefront windows on Main Street.

Posted: April 3, 2021 Tags: Community, Highlights