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LWV of Central Berkshire County

Community Leaders

Ramelle Pulitzer, President
Susan Morris, Membership Chair

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(413) 629-8046

Stories from Around the State

This story was originally published in The Vineyard Gazette.

On August 18, 1920, The United States Congress ratified the 19th Amendment, and upwards of 20 million women gained the right to vote.

But it was six months before that monumental act when a group of forward-thinking former suffragettes came together to form the League of Women Voters, with the goal of helping to prepare millions of women to wield their nascent political power.

This story was originally published in the Cape Cod Times.

Jeanne Morrison was recognized for her dedication to African-American advancement in Massachusetts. The Centerville resident is the first Black co-president of the League of Women Voters of the Cape Cod Area.

Massachusetts lawmakers weigh on making changes to voting accessibility due to COVID permanent.

Guest authors Cathy Frischmann and Claudia Keith encourage Leagues to get involved in climate strike activities.

The League supports automatic voter registration. In Massachusetts, League Executive Director Meryl Kessler calls it, “the next logical step in the modernization of the electoral process”.