Brookline

Brookline

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan organization encouraging the informed and active participation of citizens in government. It works to influence public policy through education and advocacy.

             April 1 is Census Day. Be sure to be counted!

On March 31, the Select Board voted to postpone the municipal election from May 5 to June 9, 2020. Town Meeting is being rescheduled from May 19 - 21 to June 23 - 25, 2020. Depending on the status of COVID-19 constraints, there will be provision for Town Meeting Members to participate and vote remotely.

The League's plans for a Candidate’s Night and for Warrant Article Forums must be rescheduled and remote participation is being investigated.

Resources for assistance during the pandemic are available:

The Town’s website with updates on local information and residents with coronovirus infection:
Brookline's Coronavirus link

Local organizations providing direct assistance / also needing donations:

Brookline Food Pantry
Brookline Safety Net
Brookline Community Foundation Safety Net Fund

Local organizations gathering volunteers and resources:

Mutual Aid Brookline email
InspoExpo Brookline email
Brookline Interactive Group (BIG)
Local business online ordering links from the Brookline Chamber of Commerce

                                     BE SURE TO BE COUNTED!
FILL OUT THE CENSUS FOR YOUR HOME AND REMEMBER - KIDS COUNT!

US Census Response deadline is delayed until August 14. You can respond online, by telephone in many languages, or by paper form. An accurate count will determine Brookline voting districts and eligibility for funding local programs for the next ten years. https://youtu.be/Syg4zqb0iCU

Here is the recent Engaged Citizen Corner column from the Brookline TAB:

                                              "You Count!"

You may have received our recent appeal for tax-exempt donations to the Sara K. Wallace Fund for Voter Education, which provides vital dollars for our community forums, voter information and publications such as the Voters Guide and Brookline CLOSE-UP: A Citizens Guide to Town Government. We welcome your support!

 League of Women Voters of Brookline | (617) 566-3238 | |info@lwvbrookline.org

Event location: 

Anatolia Restaurant

Due to the Corona virus epidemic all 2nd Friday Events are cancelled until further notice.

Brookline Library Display of LWV Brookline History Material

Visit the Library Display Cases by League of Women Voters of Brookline
in the lobby of the Brookline Main Library

Have questions about voting? Or questions about the League? Reach out to us today!

Event Date: 
Oct 17 2019 (All day)
Event location: 

Massachusetts State House

Day On the Hill is organized every year by the Massachusetts League of Women Voters to lobby our state senators and representatives on issues of importance to the League. There is a keynote speaker in the morning. The afternoon session is an opportunity to sit face to face with the legislators and question them about their priorities and have them respond to any questions concerning legislation.

Event Date: 
Oct 16 2019 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Event location: 

Town Hall

On October 16th the League of Women Voters of Brookline held their 2019 Opening Meeting. Tina Cassidy, Author of 'Mr. President, How Long Must We Wait?', the story of Alice Paul, Woodrow Wilson and the Fight for the Right to Vote, was the featured speaker.

Magnify our voice, join us!