Member News

DA David Sullivan Speaks at LWVA Opening Meeting

October 06, 2015

Northwestern District Attorney David E. Sullivan addressed the League of Women Voters Opening Meeting on September 30 at the Amherst Woman’s Club. He reviewed the many initiatives of his office since he assumed his elected position in January 2011.

Women and Citizen Responsibilities

August 27, 2015

As citizens, we have two major responsibilities. One is to vote, the other is jury duty.

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.

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.

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?

The State Convention is Coming West!

January 27, 2015

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