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Welcome to the League of Women Voters. The League of Women Voters is a trusted nonpartisan volunteer organization. Our members do the hands-on work to encourage an informed electorate and to advocate for civic improvement.

Primary Day: Tuesday, June 25, 2019

General Election: Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Citizens Lobbying Workshop

How to make elected officials hear your voice!

Letters to the editor, phone calls, petitions, personal visits … what are the best ways to make your voice heard? Come and find out from our experienced community activist. You’ll learn how a bill becomes a law, how to track its progress, how to conduct a lobbying visit, how to follow up and much more.

Training conducted by Ann Converso, LWVBN Legislative Advocacy Chair.

This training event is full: no further reservations can be accepted.

Saturday, February 9, 2019
Registration: 9:45 a.m.
Workshop: 10:00 a.m. - 12 noon.
Harlem Road Community Center
4255 Harlem Rd., Amherst, NY 14226

Western New York's Place in Black History

February 15, 2019 program - Speaker Eva Doyle Celebrate Black History Month with an award-winning pillar of our community! Community activist, retired teacher, newspaper columnist and author of a dozen books on African and African American History, Eva Doyle is a natural as well as professional storyteller. Her recounting of the history we know – and much we do not – is sure to intrigue and inspire.

RSVP: Reservations and $18 lunch payment must be received by Monday, February 11. Make checks out to LWVBN and mail to LWVBN, 1272 Delaware Ave., Buffalo, NY 14209. To attend the program only at no charge, reserve by telephone at (716) 986-4898, send email to lwvbn@lwvbn.org or register online.

Friday, February 15, 2019
Speaker: 12:00 noon, lunch to follow
Registration begins at 11:30 a.m.
Scotch ‘n Sirloin Restaurant
3999 Maple Road, Amherst, NY 14226

Recent Actions

Letter to the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation (ECHDC) regarding November 2018 open house

Letter to the ECHDC
January, 2019

Letter opposing DOE proposal to deregulate high-level radioactive waste at West Valley

Letter to the DOE
January, 2019