Jan. 28, 2017
League of Women Voters of Massachusetts

Please join us for Convention 2017

The Future of Democracy:  
Facing the Challenges  


April 28 and 29, 2017

Sheraton Framingham Hotel & Conference Center 
1657 Worcester Road
Framingham, MA 01701

Schedule of Events:      
 Friday, April 28 
11:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m.
Luncheon Buffet and Welcome
  2:00 p.m.
Panel Discussion:Time for Us To Be Heard: Millennial Voices in the Massachusetts State Legislature
 3:45 p.m.
First Plenary Session
 6:00 p.m.
Cocktail Reception,
LWVMA Board Candidates Meet and Greet
 7:00 p.m.
Featured Speaker:  
Brian McGrory,  Editor, The Boston Globe

 8:45 p.m.
Budget and Convention Q & A's
Saturday, April 29 
 8:00 a.m.
 7:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
Featured Speaker: Wylecia Wiggs Harris, Executive Director, LWVUS, Impact, Engagement, Sustainability

 9:30 a.m.
LWVMA: Ready for the Challenge
10:35 a.m.
Focus Groups: Members Speak Out
12:00 p.m.
Lunch Buffet, Featured Speaker
 2:00 p.m.
Second Plenary Session
What do we do at Convention?
  • Have fun!
  • Participate in focus groups
  • Hear from interesting guest speakers
  • Meet League members from across the state
  • Find out what Leagues in Massachusetts are doing
  • Plan the program for 2017-2019
  • Pass the 2017- 2019 Budget
  • Elect Officers and Directors to the LWVMA board

Registration Options  
Both Days w/ Banquet: Registration, 2 lunches, breakfast
Both Days/no Banquet: Registration, 2 lunches, breakfast
Friday Only w/ Banquet: Registration, lunch 
Friday Only/no Banquet: Registration, lunch
Friday Banquet/Saturday: Registration, breakfast, lunch
Saturday Only: Registration, breakfast, lunch
Banquet Only (Guests Welcome)

Click here to register now! 

Hotel Room Reservations  
Rooms are available at the Sheraton Hotel for $139/night (plus tax). This is a special rate for the League of Women Voters of Massachusetts, and it is available until April 7th.   
To receive our special rate, you can either call 508-879-7200 and ask for the League of Women Voters Convention or click here to reserve a hotel room online (use the link to book, modify or cancel a reservation). You will not receive our special rate if you try to book directly on the hotel's website or third party website. 

Local League Showcase
During the Local League Showcase, each of our Leagues will give a one-minute presentation of something their League has done in the past two years. It's a great way to share your good ideas.
Watch for updates on our website.
Question about convention? Please contact the LWVMA Office at
(617) 523-2999.     

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