Join LWVMA for Women’s Equality Day on Thursday, August 24th

The Women’s Suffrage Celebration Coalition, which includes LWVMA, celebrates Women’s Equality Day Thursday, Aug. 24, at the Swan Boat Landing in the Boston Public Garden from noon to 1 p.m. The League will be registering voters and we need some volunteers. If you’d like to help, please contact Mary Ann Ashton.

Speakers will include Fredie D. Kay, CoalitionPresident; Megan Costello, Executive Director, Mayor’s Office of Women’s Advancement; and Eric Jenkins-Sahlin, documentary filmmaker, who is Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s great-great-great-grandson.

William F. Galvin, Secretary of the Commonwealth, will unveil the Suffrage Centennial Display Panel Project, a joint effort by his office, the Massachusetts Archives and the Commonwealth Museum.        

For more information on the event, click here.

Questions Needed for LWVN Voters’ Guide

We will be using VOTE411.com to publish our Voters’ Guide for candidates and need your questions!  We will be asking ALL candidates (not just those in contested races) for all offices to answer three questions.  Please send us suggested question(s) that you would like to have them answer, and for which office.  The elected offices in the upcoming election are:

  • Mayor
  • City Councilor At-Large
  • Ward City Councilor
  • School Committee Member

Please note, a committee of non-partisan LWVN members will be reviewing your suggestions to finalize all the questions.

LWVN/NewTV Mayoral Candidates’ Forum Available Online

The LWVN/NewTV Candidates’ Forum with all seven Mayoral candidates is now available for you to watch at newtv.org under “Decision 2017′ or by clicking here:  http://www.newtv.org/home/Decision2017/videos/

We want to thank all the candidates for participating, and the entire NewTV crew, led by Stephen Kessinger, Director of Government and Educational Media.

We also want to thank our amazing moderator, Debbie Winnick from the LWV of Needham and our incredible LWVN volunteers.  They are:  Sharyn Roberts, Pat Acton, Lucia Dolan, Linda Green, Ellen Grody, Marcia Johnson, Lois Levin, Maureen Reilly Meagher, Tami Roberts and Sue Rosenbaum.

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