Making Democracy Work

Because democracy is not a spectator sport

The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.

Fourth Annual LWVN Civics Bee

Civics Bee logoJoin us as we cheer on our friends and neighbors at the fourth annual LWVN Civics Bee. This free event is intended to spur civic engagement and interest and will be a fun competition. The Civics Bee is co-sponsored by LWV-Needham and the Needham Public Schools. The League of Women Voters of Needham thanks Needham Bank and the League of Women Voters of Needham Education Fund for financial support.

Teams will compete by answering questions related to local, state, and national government and politics.

See the Civics Bee page to find out more about this event and to register. The registration deadline has been extended!

The event is free and open to the public: come and cheer on the teams!

See the flyer.

Film: Time to Choose

(Rescheduled from February)
Date: Sunday, March 12
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Location: First Parish, Needham

Academy AwardŽ-Winning documentary filmmaker Charles Ferguson (Inside Job, No End in Sight) turns his lens to address worldwide climate change challenges and solutions in his new film Time to Choose.

See the flyer.