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The League of Women Voters of Sudbury is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. We influence public policy through education and advocacy.
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League Positions on Town Meeting Warrant Articles
The League of Women Voters of Sudbury urges a YES vote on Town Meeting warrant article 44, to make Sudbury a welcoming town. The League supports this article and the policies of the Sudbury police in the treatment of undocumented immigrants. This article represents a policy of fairness toward all and will increase safety in Sudbury by encouraging undocumented immigrants to not fear reporting crimes or domestic violence and to feel secure in cooperating with the police. It does not change the way police deal with undocumented immigrants charged with criminal acts. Find more information at http://www.sudburywelcomingtown.org/
The League supports 15 additional articles on the 2018 Town Meeting warrant: article 12 on Eversource litigation, 13 on Sudbury Station litigation, 15 on senior tax exemption, 25 on SPS playgrounds, 28 on Cutting Field, and 31 on Broadacres Farm purchase.
We also support these Community Preservation Fund articles: 34 on playground modernization, 35 and 36 on invasive plant removal, 37 on Broadacres Farm, 38 and 39 on housing issues, and 41 and 42 on CPC financial issues. We oppose article 40 reverting funds for CSX track acquisition. We also support article 45 calling for campaign finance and money in politics reforms.
The League does not have positions that cover most of the other articles before Town Meeting or has chosen not to take stands on those articles, and therefore does not officially support nor oppose any other articles.
The Sudbury League encourages voters to attend Town Meeting starting Monday, May 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School auditorium.
Buy your Mothers' Day Gifts at Mango Tree Artisans !
On Saturday, May 12, the day before Mothers' Day, drop by Mango Tree Artisans to choose gifts that honor your mom by supporting fair-trade artisans and the Sudbury LWV. Browse the unique jewelry, scarves, and home decor from around the world and enjoy a snack! A portion of every purchase will be donated to the Sudbury League.
Sudbury LWV members join with students who organized a walkout protesting gun violence to help students register to vote at Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School March 15, 2018. Over 100 students registered or pre-registered.
Learn How to Run for Office At LWV Workshop
Are you interested in running for local office this year or in the future? Will you be serving as a campaign manager or treasurer? Would you just like to know more about the process of running for office?
Click here to watch our 2018 workshop on running for municipal office.
Opioid Crisis Panel
We hosted a panel discussion about the opioid crisis on November 12.
You can see the discussion on Sudbury TV Video on Demand
A list of Resources is available on the Opioid Resources pageof this site.
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