News & Media

  • LWVMA Joins Boston Women’s March (1/15/2017) - The League of Women Voters of Massachusetts is proud to be a community partner of the Boston Women’s March for America – Saturday, January 21.  The march starts at 11 a.m. on Boston Common and will proceed down Commonwealth Avenue. As women and defenders of our democracy, there is more that unites us than divides […]
  • Join Us for a Conversation with Juliette Kayyem on Cybersecurity, Terrorism, and Democracy on Feb. 6 (1/10/2017) - Concerned about the impact of cyberterrorism on our democracy? Join LWVMA for an inside look at the threats and challenges ahead with Juliette Kayyem, former Assistant Secretary for Intergovernmental Affairs at the Department of Homeland Security. Kayyem currently serves as the Robert and Renee Belfer Lecturer in International Security at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government […]
  • Join LWVMA for Clean Energy for All Lobby Day on Jan. 25 (1/10/2017) - Join League colleagues and Mass Power Forward coalition partners to shape the future of energy legislation in Massachusetts. Grassroots leaders and advocates from over 150 clean energy groups will gather at the State House to draw attention to and recruit co-sponsors for priority clean energy and climate legislation in advance of the Feb. 1 bill […]
  • Join LWVMA for Sexual Health Lobby Day on Jan. 31 (12/13/2016) - Feel the need to Do Something? As the new session of the legislature begins in January, LWVMA is joining 30 other advocacy groups for a Sexual Health Lobby Day on Tuesday, Jan. 31, at the State House, starting at 9:30 a.m. Please join us! In this uncertain national political climate, it is essential that we […]
  • We Are Grateful for YOU! (11/24/2016) - As we enter this season of thanks, we want to express our gratitude for all you do to Make Democracy Work in your communities and throughout the Commonwealth! The League of Women Voters of Massachusetts depends on you — our members and supporters — to advance our mission. You are the linchpin of our non-partisan, hands-on work to […]
  • It’s Time to Take Action! Stand and Be Counted. (11/21/2016) - After a polarizing election marked by divisive rhetoric, disaffection, and scandal, it is time for us, as a country and a democracy, to move forward.  At this critical juncture, so much of the work ahead depends on all of us, not just our elected officials.   As a League, we recommit ourselves to the principles […]
  • October 2016 Scharfman Grants to Four Local Leagues (10/27/2016) - Congratulations to the four Leagues awarded Daniel Scharfman Citizen Education Grants. The total amount dispersed in this cycle for the four grants was $928.52. For information on the grant program, click here. The grant program offers funds to help Leagues carry out events and projects in the areas of citizen education and voter service. Generous […]
  • Election Modernization Coalition Awards Early Voting Medals at State House (10/19/2016) - BOSTON– October 19, 2016 – On the eve of Massachusetts’ first experience with early voting, beginning October 24th, the Massachusetts Election Modernization Coalition today honored 201 of the state’s 351 municipalities with Gold and Silver Medals for offering voters substantial early voting options. “We are thrilled that so many communities have stepped up to go […]
  • 2016 League Leaders’ Lunch — A Big Success! (9/19/2016) - September 19, 2016 — Fifty-five local League leaders descended on Hingham last Saturday for four hours for our annual League Leaders fall get-together. The event included informative presentations on the ballot questions and the charter school consensus process; stimulating discussions; a delicious lunch, topped off with homemade dessert treats from our co-host Hingham League; and an […]
  • League of Women Voters of Massachusetts Publishes Online Voters’ Guide for Sept. 8 Primary Election (8/19/2016) - August 18, 2016 / Boston, MA – To assist Massachusetts voters as they go to the polls on Thursday, September 8 for state primary elections, the League of Women Voters of Massachusetts (LWVMA) has published an online Voters’ Guide, www.VOTE411.org, that features biographical information about all candidates in contested state primary races, as well as responses […]