Action Alert:
  • Charles Derber

    Stop the Wars, Stop the Warming!

    We are at a crossroads, faced with a climate crisis that threatens to end our world as we know it. We can’t afford the greenhouse gas emissions arising from the way we live and from war and preparation for war.  As peace activists we call …

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    Join Us at Boston Green Fest

    We Need Volunteers on Friday, August 15 and Saturday, August 16 when we will set up an outreach table at Boston Green Fest. We’ll be showing off our Nuclear Globe, asking people to sign our new petition, Funding for Education – or for Nuclear Weapons, and inviting …

  • Peoples Climate March

    Stop the Wars, Stop the Warming: People’s Climate March

    We are at a crossroads, faced with a climate crisis that threatens to end our world as we know it. We can’t afford the greenhouse gas emissions arising from the way we live and from war and preparation for war.  Massachusetts Peace Action calls on …

  • Mainstreaming Torture

    Rebecca Gordon: Mainstreaming Torture

    The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 reopened what many people in America had long assumed was a settled ethical question: Is torture ever morally permissible? Within days, some began to suggest that, in these new circumstances, the new answer was “yes.” Rebecca Gordon argues …

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    Helen Caldicott: Facing Our Nuclear Responsibilities

    In honor of 9/21/14 International Day of Peace, The Newton Dialogues on Peace and War invites you to  Facing Our Nuclear Responsibilities Date: Saturday, SEPT. 20, 2014 Time: 2:00– 4:00pm Location: NEWTON CITY HALL – War Memorial Auditorium (1000 Commonwealth Ave, Newton 02459) Speaker: Dr. Helen …

  • Midnight Voices

    Midnight Voices

    Midnight Voices (the young dead soldiers do not speak, they have a silence that speaks for them at night when the clock counts) Calling all poets, slammers, word smiths, lyricists, rappers, misfits, musicians and anyone who has the gift of gab! We are hosting Midnight Voices, a monthly collaborative coffeehouse, …

Our Mission

Massachusetts Peace Action is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization working to develop the sustained political power to foster a more just and peaceful U.S. foreign policy.


Through grassroots organizing, policy advocacy and community education, we promote human rights and global cooperation, seek an end to war and the spread of nuclear weapons, and support budget priorities that re-direct excessive military spending to meeting human and environmental needs in our communities.