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.

Annual Town Meeting

Date: Monday, May 2 (and the following Wednesdays and Mondays until all articles have been voted on)
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: James Hugh Powers Hall, Needham Town Hall

Information about Town Meeting, including the Town Warrant and additional warrant article information, can be found at the Town Meeting page on the Town's website.

Taking Action Against Climate Change: A Carbon Fee for Massachusetts

Date: Tuesday, May 3
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Westwood Public Library, 660 High Street, Westwood

Speakers:
Marc Breslow, Acting Director of Climate Xchange
Cathy Buckley, Chair of Massachusetts Sierra Club

Massachusetts, already a national leader in energy efficiency, is poised to take a big step in accelerating the transition to clean energy as proposed legislation for carbon pricing gains support.

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Co-sponsored by the LWV-Westwood-Walpole-Dedham, LWV-Needham, LWV-Hingham, and LWV-Sharon-Stoughton.