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  • VOTES Act Receives Widespread Support at Public Hearing
    Voting rights advocates including LWVMA and our partners in the Election Modernization Coalition testified in support of An Act Fostering Voter Opportunities Trust, Equity, and Security (VOTES Act) at today’s Joint Committee on Election Laws…
  • Recent LWVMA Climate Events
    LWVMA hosted two events last month related to climate and energy. Watch the recorded events to learn more about regional and statewide climate policy and how we as advocates can make a difference: The Transportation…
  • VOTES Act Virtual Lobby Day Draws Hundreds
    BOSTON — Over 300 advocates signed up to lobby from all across the Commonwealth capitalizing on a virtual lobby day to support “An Act Fostering Voter Opportunities Trust, Equity, and Security.” i.e. the VOTES Act.…
  • “Democracy Challenge” Student Video Contest Winners Announced
    The League of Women Voters of Massachusetts (LWVMA) has announced the winners of its “Democracy Challenge” Student Video Contest! The winners are: First Place: “Democracy Will Persist” by Caitlin Duffy, The Academy at Penguin Hall…

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What You Need to Know Now

  • June News for Members
    Convention 2021– Save the date! The 2021 LWVMA Convention “Expanding the Table: Making Democracy Work for Everyone” will be held Saturday, June 26 on Zoom. Convention brings local League delegates together to hear distinguished speakers, approve…
  • June News for League Leaders
    LWVMA Strategic Plan:  Please Give Us Your Feedback! LWVMA has been engaged in a strategic planning process that began in November and will end in June – our goal is to share the final strategic…

Action Priorities

  • Improving Elections
    ✓Election Day registration
    ✓ Ranked choice voting
    ✓ Expanded early voting
    ✓ Stronger election audits
    ✓Campaign finance reform
  • Equality and Justice
    ✓Racial justice
    ✓Criminal justice reform
    ✓Immigration and safe communities
    ✓Meeting basic human needs
    ✓Women’s reproductive rights
  • Informed Voters and Civics Education
    ✓Vote411 online voter guide
    ✓Student video contest
    ✓Civics education in schools
    ✓Lotte Scharfman Citizen Education Grants
    ✓Educational forums and webinars
  • Climate Change and the Environment
    ✓Climate Emergency Resolution
    ✓100% Renewable Energy Roadmap
    ✓Protect natural resources
    ✓Climate Change Toolkit
  • Government for the Common Good
    ✓Education funding reform
    ✓Affordable housing
    ✓Gun safety
    ✓Single-payer healthcare
    ✓Protecting children and families

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