All LWVN archives are now housed at the Schlesinger Library at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University. We are preparing the next round of materials (up through 2013) to bring over. If you have any old files from previous projects and/or committees, let us know. We’re happy to take them off your hands! Email email@example.com for more info.
LWVN May Topic Meeting – Money and Politics: Defining the Problem, Exploring Solutions
Join the League for a lively and informative presentation and discussion about money and politics.
Date: Thursday, May 16, 2013
Where: NewTV Conference Room, 23 Needham Street, Newton Highlands
For more information, please email [email href=”firstname.lastname@example.org”]email@example.com[/email].
LWV Massachusetts 2013 Convention
The LWV Massachusetts 2013 Convention will take place from Friday, May 17 – Saturday, May 18, at the Boston Marriott Peabody Hotel.
LWVN members who are interested in attending as a delegate should email Sue and Anne at [email href=”firstname.lastname@example.org”]email@example.com[/email].
For more information about the Convention, including the schedule and Convention Workbook, and to register, please go to the Convention webpage.
Don’t Forget to Vote! Special Senate Primary Election is Tuesday, April 30
LWV Newton Candidates’ Workshop: “Don’t Stand There…Run!”
2013 is a Municipal Election year…
- Are you running for public office this year – either as an incumbent or for the first time?
- Have ever thought about running for public office?
- Has someone asked you to be a campaign manager, treasurer, or advisor?
- Or are you a voter who is interested in hearing about the ins and outs of local elected office and running a campaign?
Then join the League of Women Voters of Newton for an informative and lively workshop providing guidance and advice about how to run a campaign for municipal public office in Newton.
Tuesday, April 23, 2013, from 7:00-9:00pm, at the Brigham House, 20 Hartford Street, Newton Highlands.
Each speaker will spend 10-15 minutes on topic, then answer questions from the audience. Our speakers are:
- Jason Tait (Director of Communication & Public Education, MA Office of Campaign and Political Finance) – on MA rules & regulations
- David Olson (Interim Executive Sec’y, Newton Elections Dept; Newton City Clerk) on Newton dates & filing details
- Claire Sokoloff (retiring Chairperson of Newton School Committee) on what School Committee job entails
- Stephen Linsky (retiring Newton Alderman) on job of Alderman
- Melanie Graham (editor of Newton Patch) – how to effectively interface with media interests and opportunities.
(20 Hartford Street, in Newton Highlands, is just off Lincoln St, next to a city parking lot & near the Newton Highlands Green Line T-stop.)
Green Decade Earth Day Program – Everything You’ve Always Wanted to Know About Trash and Recycling, But Were Afraid to Ask!
When: Monday, April 22, 2013, 7:00pm
Where: Druker Auditorium, Newton Free Library
Join Green Decade for a presentation by Courtney Forrester and Elaine Gentile from Newton’s Department of Public Works to learn what goes in those blue and green bins, what happens once it leaves the curb, what the City is doing to expand waste reduction and recycling programs, and how residents can help.
For more information, see Green Decade’s website.
Co-sponsored by LWV Newton