• Lawrence2014

    Join us at Lawrence’s Bread and Roses Heritage Festival

    We Need Volunteers on Monday, September 7 when Massachusetts Peace Action and Women’s International League for Peace & Freedom – Boston Branch will set up an outreach table at Lawrence’s Bread and Roses Festival. We’ll be showing off our Nuclear Globe and asking people to sign …

  • BostonCityCouncilResolution.2015-08

    Boston City Council Calls for Action on Nuclear Disarmament

    In a resolution passed August 6, the Boston City Council called on President Obama and the Congress to take urgent new measures for nuclear disarmament and proclaimed August 6, 2015 to be Hiroshima Day and August 9, 2015 to be Nagasaki Day in the City …

  • GrowthofUkraine

    Ukraine Crisis: Origins of Conflict and Prospects for Peace

    Presentation by Paul Christensen, who has studied social movement politics in Russia and the Soviet Union.  Professor Christensen has conducted research in the Donetsk region of Ukraine.  Discussion will follow. The situation is eastern Ukraine is tragic and dangerous, with suffering and casualties for people …

  • IranNuclearDeal

    Take Action to Support the Iran Nuclear Deal

    The peace deal reached July 14 with Iran thwarting any nuclear weapon production is one of the most important diplomatic accomplishments of the century so far. It demonstrates that intelligence, patience, creativity and an openness to conflict resolution can prevent war.  Now, the hawks are …

  • 4iranDealSpeakers

    The Iran Deal: A Step Toward Re-imagining the Middle East

    The Iran nuclear deal, if it is not blocked by Congress in the next weeks, is a step towards reducing hostility between the United States and Iran and potentially a step towards a more peaceful Middle East.   Stephen Kinzer is an award-winning foreign correspondent …

  • Methodists

    New England Methodist Conference Calls for Disarmament

    The New England Conference of the United Methodist Church approved a nuclear disarmament resolution at its June 2015 conference.  The resolution condemns the U.S. nuclear weapons modernization program and calls for the U.S. to take its weapons off hair-trigger alert and renounce first use of …

  • JPCOA Letter

    135 Massachusetts Community Leaders Endorse Iran Deal

    135 Massachusetts leaders from a diverse range of backgrounds wrote today to the Massachusetts Congressional delegation urging them to support the Iran Deal, also called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, when it comes before Congress next month. Senators Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey, as …

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. 

Upcoming Events

  1. Join us at Lawrence’s Bread and Roses Heritage Festival

    September 7 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Lawrence MA United States
  2. The Iran Deal: A Step Toward Re-imagining the Middle East

    September 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Cambridge
  3. Ukraine Crisis: Origins of Conflict and Prospects for Peace

    September 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Newton Corner
  4. Music for Peace: Music of Schumann and Beethoven

    October 17 @ 7:30 pm
    Cambridge MA United States
  5. Music for Peace: All-Schubert Program

    February 27, 2016 @ 7:30 pm
    Cambridge MA United States