Convention, Council & Member Events

Meetings and events are important aspects of the LWV. They provide an opportunity to meet other members, learn about new programs and initiatives, discuss activities, debate issues and have some fun.

Convention and Council: The two-day LWVMA Convention is held in the spring during odd-numbered years, and the one-day LWVMA Council is held in the spring during even-numbered years. The 2016 Council was held on Saturday, April 30 at Clark University in Worcester.

League Leader Lunches: These events provide an opportunity for League leaders from around the state to come together informally to share ideas and learn about activities and resources sponsored by LWVMA.

Schedule for 2016-2017: Just click on the calendar to check for upcoming events.


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2017 LWVMA Convention in Framingham April 28-29

Brian McGrory, Editor, The Boston Globe

The 2017 LWVMA Convention “The Future of Democracy: Facing the Challenges” will be held April 28-29 at the Sheraton Hotel in Framingham, MA. Convention brings local League delegates together to hear distinguished speakers, approve program for the next biennium, elect a new board of directors, approve the budget, and network with leaders from across the state.

Make plans to have your League well represented at LWVMA Convention 2017. Click here for more information and to register now! The Registration deadline is April 17. Click here for a Convention flyer.

Schedule of Events:    

April 28
April 29
11:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m.
Lunch Buffet and Welcome
12:00 p.m.
Continental Breakfast
Speaker: Wylecia Wiggs Harris, Chief Executive Officer, LWVUS, Impact, Engagement, Sustainability
7:30 a.m.
Panel Discussion: Time for Us To Be Heard: Millennial Voices in the Massachusetts State Legislature
2:00 p.m.
Focus Groups: Members Speak Out
9:45 a.m.
First Plenary Session
3:45 p.m.
Focus Groups Report Out
LWVMA Next Steps
11:20 a.m.
Cocktail Reception, LWVMA Board Candidates Meet & Greet
6:00 p.m.
Lunch Buffet
Speaker: Rachael Cobb, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Government, Suffolk University
12:00 p.m.
Speaker: Brian McGrory, Editor, The Boston Globe
7:00 p.m.
Second Plenary Session
1:45 p.m.
Budget and Convention Q & A’s





























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