Click on image to watch the video. LWVMA Sizzle Reel-100 Year Timeline. It sizzles!
Art for the Soul Gallery, Tower Square, 1500 Main St., 2nd floor, Springfield, MA. Gallery is easily accessible from Tower Square Parking garage. An elevator takes you right to the gallery. Covid safety precautions are in place. Masks required. https://www.artforthesoulgallery.com/post/she-shapes-history-visiting-exhibit
Rest in Power, Justice Ginsburg
100th Anniversary Ad in Hampshire Gazette, May 23, 2020
100th Anniversary Book Group
BOOK GROUP: Our March 26th meeting is CANCELLED. We encourage you to keep reading. If you finished The Daring Ladies of Lowell, by Kate Alcott, check the book list for additional titles.
Instagram post by LWVUS and LWVMA
Read full statement LWV calls for immediate removal of President Donald Trump
ACT NOW TO STOP THE LONGMEADOW PIPELINE PROJECT
“Urge Eversource to withdraw support for construction of Columbia Gas’ proposed large high-pressure new pipeline from Longmeadow to Springfield. As Eversource assumes the mantel from Columbia Gas in providing gas utility service to much of Western MA, the company must transition away from fossil fuels and move toward energy conservation and non-combustible clean energy sources, goals proclaimed publicly in the company’s public document, “Commitment to Clean Energy & Carbon Neutrality” by 2030″ E-Sierran, Nov. 2020. Read and sign the petition from Sierra to the CEO of Eversource Energy and the mayor of Springfield.
Celebrating the election of a WOMAN to a White House office.
Read the full statement on a woman in a White House office by Dr. Deborah Turner, President of LWVUS here.
Massachusetts Elections Were a Success — Advocates Applaud Election Officials
MA Election Coalition Report. LWVMA press release, November 12, 2020
Boston – In the midst of a global pandemic, voters in Massachusetts set a record for the highest turnout election cycle in history, and they were able to do so in a safe, secure, and accessible election. The Election Modernization Coalition thanks and applauds legislators and election officials across the Commonwealth for working tirelessly to ensure that Bay Staters could make their voice heard. Read press release.
LWV Statement on the 2020 Presidential Election Results
“The 2020 elections saw the most ballots cast in U.S. history. We applaud the will and determination of the American public to participate in elections amid an ongoing pandemic. This unprecedented turnout is a testament to the determination of the American voters and the strength of our democratic system. It is also a testament to the tenacity and power of Black, Indigenous, Latino, Asian, Muslim, LGBTQ+, and young voters who turned out in record numbers demanding their voices be heard. We are truly inspired. Read entire statement by LWV board president Dr. Deborah Turner and CEO Virginia Case
Act to REMOVE BIOMASS from climate legislation in Massachusetts
Write to the joint committee that is reconciling the Senate and House climate bills, H.4912 and S.2500, passed earlier in 2020, with this message. Biomass energy must be removed from the list of “non-carbon emitting fuels.” The fact is biomass is a huge emitter of carbon dioxide and would send us backwards on our path toward zero carbon emissions by 2050. Click here for committee member emails, sample letter and additional information.
Click to watch Northampton LWV member, Chris Flory, discuss Medicare for All in MA.