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LWV 100 Years

The 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment and the founding of the League of Women Voters of the United States and the Massachusetts League offers an opportunity for local Leagues to remember and learn from the past, showcase their accomplishments, increase appreciation for the mission of LWV, focus on current issues, and celebrate!

LWVMA Says Cheers to 100 Years
Celebrating our past. Shaping our future.


LWVMA was thrilled to celebrate virtually with you all on December 13, 2020. We hosted a fabulous fireside chat featuring Dr. Danielle Allen, James Bryant Conant University Professor at Harvard who is widely known for her work on justice and citizenship.  We also honored Pam Wilmot, Vice President of State Operations, Common Cause, for her outstanding work to improve democracy in Massachusetts. Click here for the event summary.


LWVMA 100 Year Timeline
Check out our Sizzle Reel 100 year timeline on Youtube!

LWVMA 100th Anniversary Webinar Series 
Watch the recordings from the LWVMA 100th Anniversary Webinar Series in celebration of the League’s 100th birthday and centennial of women’s suffrage. The webinars were free and open to the public.

100th Anniversary Local League Toolkit
This toolkit suggests activities for local Leagues, presents projects by local Leagues, and provides resources.

The Suffrage Movement “Then and Now” Civics Education Toolkit
This Toolkit has a special focus on the civics education lessons that can be learned from the suffrage movement. Our intention is to provide teachers with resources that can supplement their teaching of the suffrage movement content standards appearing in the American History portions of the History and Social Science Curriculum Framework.

100 Reasons to Join the League of Women Voters
Watch the videos League members created to provide their reasons for joining the League.