You might also be interested in this blog post from Virginia Kase Solomon, LWVUS CEO, explaining the difference between being active on the political stage and being partisan.
Learn how local League members have mobilized to support community journalism and how local Leagues have used local media to educate and engage citizens and strengthen their communities despite the hollowing out of local news. See program here.
Calling all students! Help empower voters and defend democracy with the League of Women Voters.
Sign up for a FREE student membership between September 16 – October 31st and you will be entered into a drawing to win an Apple iPad Air! Click here to sign up now. Help us spread the word — click here to download a flyer.
The drawing is open to all Massachusetts high school students (grades 9 and up) and college students. The drawing will be on November 14th. The winner will be contacted by email.
Learn more about how students can participate in the League:
Ways to be involved in the League of Women Voters:
- Help to register voters
- Volunteer with your town or city to be a poll worker
- Advise League members about issues of concern to young adults.
- Assist League members at candidate forums
- Assist League members with issue based forums to educate the community.
- Develop outreach to young adults to encourage them to vote
- Participate in League advocacy events for issues you care about
- Promote participation in student-led civics projects at your school
- Assist in developing smart, creative promotional materials on voting and on LWV
What you can learn from being in the League of Women Voters:
- How the legislative process works
- How to advocate for legislation
- Understand how policy is developed
- Learn about coalitions as a way to create more support for policy
- Meet local candidates for public office and existing public office holders.
- Understand the elements of making democracy work
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Please be sure to check LWVMA’s web calendar for candidate events ahead of the November election. In addition to the many local League sponsored forums (please send us your dates so we can add them to the calendar), LWVMA is partnering with the Massachusetts Women of Color Coalition to plan a forum for three state-wide races: Governor, Secretary of Commonwealth and Attorney General. Stay tuned!