News & Media

  • Register Now for Feb. 26 Webinar on Ranked Choice Voting (2/7/2019)- LWVMA is pleased to offer a webinar featuring Adam Friedman of Voter Choice Massachusetts  who will explain how Ranked Choice Voting (RCV) works and provide an update on current legislative efforts to bring RCV to Massachusetts. To register for this webinar click here.  After submitting your registration, you will receive an email with a link to […]
  • Oppenheimer Interprets Climate Reports in LWVMA Webinar (2/7/2019)- Feb 6, 2019. In a League of Women Voters of Massachusetts webinar, Professor Michael Oppenheimer presented the most important findings from the 2018 Climate Reports. These two reports, the UN IPCC Report and the US National Climate Assessment Report, captured the attention of average citizens, politicians, and advocates for their stark projections of the future […]
  • February 2019 Scharfman Grants Awarded to Three Local Leagues (2/6/2019)- Three local Leagues received Daniel Scharfman Citizen Education grants in February 2019: LWV Harvard: LWV Harvard will host a screening of the documentary “NOW IS THE TIME: Healthcare for Everybody.” The film will be followed by a discussion about healthcare coverage, led by Dr. William Taylor, a former director with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid […]
  • Recording of Webinar on “The Massachusetts Legislature: Who, What, Where, When, Why, How” Now Available (1/30/2019)- January, 30, 2019/Boston, MA–A recording of the Jan. 29 LWVMA webinar on “The Massachusetts Legislature: Who, What, Where, When, Why, How” presented by LWVMA Legislative Action Chair Nancy Brumback is now available here.  This webinar covers the process and timeline for passing legislation in Massachusetts, explains the League’s approach to advocacy,  and includes tips to […]
  • LWVMA Urges Reform of House Rules (1/30/2019)- January 28, 2019/Boston, MA–The League of  Women Voters of Massachusetts (LWVMA) supports changes designed to bring greater transparency, access, and accountability to the rules that govern the Massachusetts House of Representatives. LWVMA is urging its members to contact their state representatives in support of the following package of six reforms that have been proposed: Provide […]
  • Climate Change Challenge Begins January 25! (1/23/2019)- The League of Women Voters invites Massachusetts high school students to participate in our sixth annual video contest, the Climate Change Challenge. Students should make a 30-second video describing and aspect of climate change and proposing a solution. Rules for entry can be found here. Please see our press release for more information.
  • Massachusetts Civic Learning Coalition Applauds Governor Baker for Enacting the Country’s Most Comprehensive Civic Education Law (11/8/2018)- As a member of the Massachusetts Civic Learning Coalition, LWVMA applauds the legislature and the governor on the passage and signing of the state’s new civic education law, S.2631. The Coalition’s statement is below: Massachusetts Civic Learning Coalition Applauds Governor Baker for Enacting the Country’s Most Comprehensive Civic Education Law The State’s new civic education […]
  • October 2018 Scharfman Grants Awarded to Ten Local Leagues (11/1/2018)- Ten local Leagues received Daniel Scharfman Citizen Education grants in October 2018: LWV Brookline:  This League will produce a booklet that will include information on Brookline History, Government Structure, Voting Registration, Elective Offices, Boards and Commissions and Contact Information of Brookline Resources.  The booklet shall be made available to all Brookline citizens, with a focus on […]
  • Recording of Webinar on “Barriers to Voting” with Prof. Erin O’Brien Now Available (10/31/2018)- October 31, 2018/Boston, MA–A recording of the Oct. 29 LWVMA webinar on “Barriers to Voting” featuring Professor Erin O’Brien is now available here.  In this webinar, Professor O’Brien presents an excellent overview of systemic voting barriers as well as policy reforms that can help get out the vote. Professor O’Brien is Associate Professor of Political Science […]
  • 2018 League Leaders Lunch Explores Partnerships, Governance (10/21/2018)- The October 20, 2018 League Leaders Lunch in Harvard brought together 66 leaders from around the state for a day of learning and sharing.  The day’s agenda included an update on what’s been happening at LWVMA and LWVUS, presentations on League advocacy and voter service, a preview of the Ballot Question study, and an interactive […]