The League in Amherst

LWVA Now Accepting Applications for Civic Action Grants

January 12, 2023

LWV Amherst is now accepting applications for 2023 Civic Action Grants up to $2,500 for projects that are directly related to the League's priority programs. More information and application form.

LWVA Connecticut River Committee Annual report 2022

June 15, 2022

The primary work of the committee for this past year has been following the relicensing process for five dams on the Connecticut River.

LWVA Gives First Civic Action Grant for Restorative Justice Program

June 15, 2022

In May 2022, the LWVA Grant committee awarded its first grant, $1000 to the ARHS Restorative Program.

LWVA Scholarships for ARPS Graduates

February 21, 2022

LWVA offers a $1,000 scholarship to a graduating ARPS high school student. Application forms are in the HS guidance office.

Racial Equity and Housing

April 12, 2021

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.

"She Shapes History" Walking Tour

April 03, 2021

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.

Northampton League Centennial Project

September 29, 2020

A beautifully done Special Section printed in the Daily Hampshire Gazette and the Greenfield Recorder on September 24th.

LWVA Commemorates MA Ratification of 19th Amendment

July 01, 2020

LWVA's walk commemorating the 100th anniversary of Massachusetts' ratification of the 19th Amendment.

Virtual Phonebanking for the 2020 Census

April 08, 2020

The Massachusetts Immigrand and Refugee Advocacy Coalition is sponsoring a virtual phonebank to ensure a complete count for Massachusetts in the 2020 census.

LWVA Civic Action Grants

March 07, 2020

The League of Women Voters of Amherst invites you to apply for a Civic Action Grant.