News & Media

  • 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, […]
  • League To Co-Sponsor March 5th Environmental Action Conference (2/16/2017) - LWVMA is pleased to be a co-sponsor of Local Environmental Action 2017 Conference: Growing the Grassroots for a Greener New England. State and local advocacy has never been more important given the current political climate. Join League members and others from around the state to learn what is happening on the ground and how to […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]