LWVA Schedules Candidate Forums

The League of Women Voters of Amherst, in cooperation with with Amherst Media, will conduct Candidate Forums for all contested races in the upcoming Amherst municipal election.

Posted: September 27, 2021 Tags: Elections, Highlights

LWVA Opposes Relaxing RPS Biomass Standards

Five western Massachusetts Leagues sent a letter to Massachusetts AG Martha Healey. Recording of TUE hearing 7/30/21

Posted: July 20, 2021 Tags: Highlights, Sustainability and Climate Action

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