Member News

Film Discussion: Standing on My Sisters' Shoulders

October 16, 2020

A discussion of the documentary led by LWVA’s Andrea Battle and moderated by Jessica Ryan. Recording.

Dues are due!

September 16, 2020

The annual membership renewal notice was mailed last week to all current members. You can also download one here (PDF). Please complete the form and return with your dues, using the envelope provided or addressed to Membership Renewal, LWV Amherst, P.O. Box 2372, Amherst, MA 01004. Forms can also be left on the porch at 197 Pondview Drive.

Thank you for continuing your membership and support.

Opening Meeting 2020

August 19, 2020

Speaker: Traci Parker on "Race, Gender, and Voting in the Age of Trump". Recording and slides.

2020 Annual Meeting Going On Line

May 10, 2020

Because of the ongoing public health emergency, the League of Women Voters of Amherst will hold its Annual Meeting on line this year, from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 2. The meeting will focus on three essential pieces of LWVA business: election of officers, approval of budget, and approval of changes in the bylaws. The reports of the Nominating and Budget Committees and the proposed Bylaw revisions were e-mailed to members on May 12, 2020.

Program Planning 2020

March 27, 2020

The 2020 Program Planning meeting on March 3 discussed national program for the upcoming biennium as well as local program for 2020-2021.

Jo Comerford on the Role of State Government

February 22, 2020

Masachusetts State Senator Jo Comerford addressed the LWVA's 100th birthday celebration lunch on February 15.

LWVA at 2020 Womens March

January 20, 2020

Some pictures from the 2020 Pioneer Valley Women's March in Springfield.

2019 LWVA Opening Meeting

November 10, 2019

Opening meeting featured a presentation on voting rights and voter suppression by Stuart Naifeh, a voting rights lawyer with Demos.

Opening Meeting, Thursday, September 26

August 23, 2019

Our speaker will be Stuart Naifeh, a voting rights advocate with Demos.

Centennial Commemoration Committee Planning

August 23, 2019

LWVA's Centennial Commemoration committee is starting to develop plans for events we can create, co-sponsor, or collaborate on.