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

Racial Equity and Housing

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.

Posted: April 12, 2021 Tags: Community, Highlights, Racial Justice

"She Shapes History" Walking Tour

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.

Posted: April 3, 2021 Tags: Community, Highlights

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