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:
Local organizations gathering volunteers and resources:
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 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!
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