News & Media

  • Register Now for “Beyond the March: Women Leading the Way in Massachusetts” (3/27/2018) - Saturday, April 28, 2018, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Clark University, Tilton Wetzel Room 950 Main Street, Worcester, Massachusetts Click here to register now!  A schedule of the day’s events appears below.   In the current climate of gridlock and dysfunction, many of us are calling out for solutions to strengthen our civic foundations at the […]
  • LWVUS Press Release: Census Citizenship Question Will Result in Inaccurate Count (3/27/2018) - March 27, 2018/Washington, DC – The League of Women Voters president Chris Carson issued the following statement in response to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross’ decision to include a question pertaining to citizenship in the 2020 Census: “Including a question about citizenship in the 2020 Census will damage the chances for an accurate count of our country’s population. This […]
  • LWVMA Urges Speaker DeLeo to Bring AVR Bill to a Vote (3/26/2018) - On March 26, 2018, the League of Women of Massachusetts sent a letter to House Speaker Robert DeLeo urging him bring to the floor for a vote the bill to authorize Automatic Voter Registration in Massachusetts, H.4320.  The text of the letter is here:
  • Secretary of State William Galvin Joins Statewide Groups in Calling for Automatic Voter Registration in Massachusetts (3/22/2018) - March 22, 2018/BOSTON, MA -Secretary of State William Galvin today announced his support for Automatic Voter Registration (AVR) in Massachusetts and urged the legislature to pass the  AVR bill (with new bill number H.4320) as soon as possible this session. “I look forward to working with the Elections Modernization Coalition on the successful implementation of automatic voter […]
  • LWVMA Statement on Gun Control (2/28/2018) - The tragic shooting in Parkland, Florida has shocked and mobilized the country.  Students are leading the way and saying #Enough, and those of us who are committed to civic engagement are heartened by their response and eager to do our part to support them. The LWVMA Board and staff share this urgency, and encourage each […]
  • Cooler Smarter Webinar February 27 (2/15/2018) - The LWVMA Climate and Energy Solutions Series continues with a WEBINAR Cooler Smarter: Practical Steps to Low-Carbon Living. Registration is required, click here.
  • Statewide Groups, AG Healey Ask Legislators to Pass Automatic Voter Registration in Massachusetts (1/31/2018) - January 31, 2018/BOSTON, MA – Attorney General Maura Healey joined hundreds of citizens and dozens of organizations today in urging the legislature to pass Automatic Voter Registration (H.2091 and S.373) as soon as possible this session. Teachers, veterans, environmentalists, immigrants, and union members were among those who came to the State House from all over to state to support […]
  • Join Us for Automatic Voter Registration Lobby Day January 31 (1/24/2018) - The League of Women Voters of Massachusetts and our partners in the Election Modernization Coalition will be hosting a lobby day on January 31st to convince legislators to make Automatic Voter Registration (AVR) a top priority in 2018. Registration and training will take place in Room 428 in the State House (24 Beacon St, Boston, MA […]
  • January 2018 Scharfman Grants to Four Local Leagues (1/20/2018) - Four local Leagues received Daniel Scharfman Citizen Education grants in January 2018: LWV Arlington: LWVA co-sponsors an annual Candidates’ Night with a Town of Arlington Committee called Vision 2020. LWVA is responsible for contacting/inviting candidates to attend the event where they present their ideas and respond to questions from attendees. The event, held in Arlington Town […]
  • Call-In Day of Action on Environment on January 17 (1/16/2018) - A Call-In Day of Action has been organized by our climate coalition action partners for this Wednesday, January 17th. The goal is to report significant energy and climate change-related bills out of committee so they can move through the legislative process to a vote this session.  Our task is to make sure through phone calls and social […]