Member News

Celebrating Medicare’s 50th Birthday

June 07, 2015

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.

LWVMA 2015 Convention

June 07, 2015

Elizabeth Davis reports on the Local League Showcase at the recent state convention.

Board Restructuring Moving Forward

April 27, 2015

A new board-and-committee structure will be tried out in 2015-2016, consisting of a three-person leadership team, one representative from each of five teams or committees (membership, communications, finance, records and voter service), and one to three additional directors who will represent other current needs and interests of the League.

Diversity in the League

April 27, 2015

The LWVMA Demographic Task Force is studying ways to attract members from groups in the community not historically well-represented in the League.

Seeking LWVMA Mentors

February 27, 2015

MENTOR: Someone who communicates with a newer member to share information and experience.

The State Convention is Coming West!

January 27, 2015

The LWVMA convention will be in West Springfield on May 15 and 16.

Is the League Still Relevant?

January 27, 2015

Who are we? Is what we do relevant as we near our 100th anniversary (2020) as an organization?

Program Planning for 2015

January 27, 2015

On the local level there was an interest in a study of land use policies and how that connects with affordable housing in Amherst.

Organizational Task Force Proposing Changes for Next Year

January 27, 2015

The LWVA Organizational Structure Task Force has recommended that a streamlined and more flexible structure be tried as a one-year experiment during 2015-2016.

Help us plan next year's program

December 27, 2014

Program planning identifies issues for study, review or update, and for decides where we will focus our advocacy and education efforts for the upcoming year.

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