Making Democracy Work

League Projects and Activities

Book Group

The LWVCC book group is open to all Concord and Carlisle residents. Advance notice is not necessary and all are welcome to attend and participate in the discussion. Visit Bookgroup for more information or contact

River Stewardship Awards

Each year, the League of Women Voters of Concord-Carlisle, along with the Wild and Scenic River Stewardship Council, sponsors an annual River Stewardship Award. The award honors outstanding advocates for the Assabet, Sudbury and Concord Rivers.

Help us honor outstanding advocates for the Assabet, Sudbury and Concord Rivers. Download the 2016 River Stewardship Award Nomination Form. Read more at DEADLINE for submitting nominations is April 11, 2016.

Read about past award recipients here

National Update on Agriculture

The 2012 LWVUS Convention voted to update the League's position on agriculture which was adopted back in 1988. The League's current position encompasses support for federal policies that encourage sustainable agriculture, federal funding for research, information and technical assistance, and federal loans to farm operations that need it.

Find materials and information for the upcoming consensus meeting and other committee activities here

Forums, Conferences and Speakers

The national, state and local Leagues of Women Voters hold many programs, forums and conferences for members and the general public. Watch this space for League programs and programs co-sponsored by the League coming in the Concord and Carlisle areas and beyond.

For more information on programs of the LWV of Massachusetts, click here.
For more information on programs of the LWV of the United States, click here.
For past programs, click here.

Life in the Balance & Green Initiatives

The LWVCC adopted Education and Action on Green Initiatives as a priority for 2008-2009, and the commitment continue in 2009-2010 and now in 2010-2011 with a series of informational forums relating to sustainability and climate change, Life in the Balance: A Public Forum Series. Click here for upcoming Life in the Balance programs and speakers and guidance on what you can do. Click here to learn about other Green Initiatives and ways to get involved.

Observer Corps

For many years, the League's Observer Corps attended and reported on town board and committee meetings to enable residents to stay informed on government deliberations and actions. Contact to learn how to get involved and reinvigorate the Observer Corps.

For a sample Observer Corps report, click here.