News & Media

  • LWVMA 2017 Climate and Energy Solutions Series (6/22/2017) - The LWVMA Steering Committee for Environmental Action and Advocacy is coordinating the LWVMA Climate and Energy Solutions Series, consisting of five regional forums around the state in collaboration with local Leagues and other organizations. We will kick off the series in the fall with a forum at the New England Aquarium’s Simons IMAX® Theatre on […]
  • Take Action: Support a Clean Energy Future (6/9/2017) - Carbon Pricing Lobby Day June 13 Carbon Pricing Bills Hearing June 20 Senate Clean Energy Future Tour June 12, 19, 20, 26 Join Us for Carbon Pricing Lobby Day Tuesday, June 13 If we’re going to pass a price on carbon pollution in Massachusetts, we need to show widespread support for these bills to our […]
  • LWVMA Testifies in Support of Automatic Voter Registration (6/8/2017) - BOSTON, MA/June 8, 2017– Advocates for modernizing Massachusetts’ elections showed up in force for a hearing on Beacon Hill today, held by the Joint Committee on Election Laws. The hearing was in support of the Automatic Voter Registration bill, which would establish a system for eligible citizens in Massachusetts to automatically register to vote when […]
  • League Statement on the Paris Climate Agreement (6/1/2017) - Washington, DC – The League of Women Voters president, Chris Carson issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s announcement that the United States will leave the global Paris Climate Agreement: “Withdrawing from the Paris Climate Agreement is a giant step in the wrong direction for the health of the planet and all living beings. President Trump’s […]
  • “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 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 […]
  • 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 […]