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LWVA Event to Feature Six Community Organizations

Six grassroots organizations will reflect on their work, how they might work together more effectively and how the greater community can get involved at the LWVA Racial Justice Task Force event Working Towards Racial Equity: A Round Table and Dialogue.

Posted: March 20, 2021 Tags: Highlights, Racial Justice

Update on Biomass Resolution

The Biomass Resolution proposed by LWVA was passed, in slightly revised form, by the Amherst Town Council on February 8, 2021.

Posted: February 16, 2021 Tags: Advocacy, Highlights, Sustainability and Climate Action

LWVA Resolution on Biomass Going to Town Council

LWVA's Sustainability and Climate Action Committee urges the Amherst Town Council to pass a resolution protesting the use of state subsidies for energy generation from woody biomass.

Posted: January 28, 2021 Tags: Highlights, Sustainability and Climate Action

RJTF Offers More Resources

A podcast and more...

Posted: December 21, 2020 Tags: Highlights, Racial Justice

Fast Info & Links for Amherst Voters

Do you need to find the address of your polling place, or check your voter registration status? Did you request a mail-in ballot, but now plan to vote in-person instead? Please check out these links and tips.

Posted: October 27, 2020 Tags: Elections, Highlights, Voter Information

Election Protection Opportunities

LWVMA is partnering again this year with Lawyers for Civil Rights and the Safe Elections Network.

Posted: October 11, 2020 Tags: Highlights

Pushing Back against Biomass

Local Leagues are telling the conference committee responsible for reconciling the Senate and House climate bills passed earlier this year that biomass energy must be removed from the list of “non-carbon emitting fuels.”

Posted: October 10, 2020 Tags: Highlights, Sustainability and Climate Action

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