News & Media

  • “Making Democracy Work in My Community” Student Video Contest Winners Announced (5/15/2017) - May 12, 2017 / Boston, MA – The League of Women Voters of Massachusetts (LWVMA) has announced the winners of its “Making Democracy Work in My Community” Student Video Contest. The winners are: First Place:  Owen Doherty, Jake Latini, and Luke Marcheski, Quincy High School (The Voters of America: Making Democracy Work) Second Place:  Natalie […]
  • April 2017 Awards to Three Local Leagues (5/8/2017) - Three Leagues received Daniel Scharfman citizen education grants in April. LWV Harvard received a grant for its Healthcare Legislation Forum. LWV Melrose received a grant for its Voter Education Forums for the November 2017 local election. LWV Westford received a grant for the printing of their “How Westford Works” booklets. The next deadline to apply for […]
  • 2017 Convention Roundup (5/3/2017) - Delegates and observers from local Leagues across Massachusetts shared the experience of Convention 2017, “The Future of Democracy: Facing the Challenges,” with thoughtful discussion of the future of the League and how to best serve all of our new members and the greater community, a look into the thinking of the youngest members of the […]
  • Invitation to a Webinar with Dr. Adele Morris: An Economist’s Perspective on Carbon Pricing Tuesday, May 23, 2:00-3:00 PM EDT (5/2/2017) - As the evidence of accelerated climate change and its impact on society mounts, there is an increasing sense of urgency to find solutions. Join a webinar hosted by the LWVUS Price on Carbon Steering Committee and PriceonCarbon.org to learn more about pricing carbon and why scientists, economists and world leaders view pricing carbon as an essential strategy […]
  • 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 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 […]