News & Media

  • LWVMA Supports Safe Communities Act—April 5 Lobby Day (3/20/2017) - The League of Women Voters of Massachusetts supports the Safe Communities Act, a bill to protect the civil liberties of all Massachusetts residents, ensure due process rights to people detained for civil immigration violations and ensure police and other local/state law enforcement agencies do not participate in immigration enforcement. Please join us on Wednesday, April […]
  • League Meet Up March 29 at 6:30 pm (3/14/2017) - Looking for ways to get involved? Join League of Women Voters for a League Meet Up at the Bell in Hand Tavern, 45 Union St., Boston on Wednesday, March 29 at 6:30 pm. Everyone is welcome to enjoy an evening out while you… Meet and mingle with others interested in getting involved Meet League members […]
  • The Case for Carbon Pricing Webinar Now Available! (3/3/2017) - Registration for the webinar featuring renowned historian of climate science, Dr. Naomi Oreskes, filled quickly. Dr. Oreskes makes the case for why “Carbon pricing is the simplest and fairest way to reduce emissions.” Although there is very little chance of a federal price on carbon right now, several states and regions already have or are moving toward […]
  • LWVMA 2015-16 Annual Report Now Available (3/2/2017) - We are pleased to share the 2015-16 Annual Report of the League of Women Voters of Massachusetts.  The report recaps an extraordinary year of advocacy, voter engagement, and citizen education and celebrates the work of our local Leagues throughout the Commonwealth. Many thanks to our members and supporters for helping us Make Democracy Work! To […]
  • LWVMA Co-sponsoring Criminal Justice Reform Forum March 25 (2/27/2017) - LWVMA Is pleased to co-sponsor a forum on criminal justice reform, “The Politics of Justice: Comprehensive Criminal Justice Reform in Massachusetts,” along with the Leagues in Arlington and Winchester. The forum will be Saturday, March 25, 12:45-5:00 p.m., at the First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington, 630 Massachusetts Ave. in Arlington Center.   You can preregister here. Speakers will include: […]
  • 2017 LWVMA Convention in Framingham April 28-29 (2/17/2017) - 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 […]
  • New “Money In Politics” Toolkit Now Available (2/16/2017) - The new Money in Politics Toolkit from LWVUS is now available. This latest version represents the culmination of many years of work on this critical area of League advocacy. As stated in the introduction of the kit: “YOU have a right to know WHO is running for office, WHO is raising money for WHICH candidates, […]
  • LWVMA Environmental Committee Awarded Grant! (2/16/2017) - We’re pleased to announce that the LWVMA Environmental Advocacy and Action Committee has received a $2750 grant from the New England Grassroots Environment Fund to expand our outreach and public education efforts on environmental issues to local Leagues and the public . The role of the Environmental Advocacy and Action Committee is to create a […]
  • January 2017 Awards to Three Local Leagues (2/14/2017) - Three Leagues received Daniel Scharfman citizen education grants in January. LWV Arlington received a grant for its Candidates’ Night. LWV Hamilton Wenham received a grant for a program bringing books about civics to elementary schools. LWV Plymouth received a grant for its civics bee. The next deadline to apply for a Scharfman grant is April […]
  • 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 […]