• UniLu vigil

    70 days 4 Peace Vigil

    Be a Witness for Peace: May 28- August 5  70 days 4 Peace is a vigil to be held on the University Lutheran Church stoop, 66 Winthrop St, Cambridge, MA during the 70 days leading up to the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima.  …

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    Global Zero Boston First General Meeting

    Global Zero is the international movement for the elimination of all nuclear weapons worldwide. We have just launched a chapter in the Boston area and invite YOU to attend our FIRST GENERAL MEETING!!  Have you ever wanted to meet some inspiring people, learn how to …

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    Nuclear Weapons: Are They Legal?

    Nuclear Weapons: Are they Legal? by Dr. Elaine Scarry, Ph.D. Dr. Elaine Scarry is the author of “Thermonuclear Monarchy”.  She argues that the power of one leader to obliterate millions of people with a nuclear weapon deeply violates our constitutional rights, undermines the social contract, …

  • Illustration by Isabelle DeMarco

    Peace and Planet Poetry and Performance

    Join us for a night of poetry, music, and art at Out of the Blue Gallery in Central Square that will explore issues of war and nuclear weapons. In commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, MAPA is holding a youth-led evening of …

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    A Voice from Inside Iraq: Sectarianism, ISIS, Kirkuk

    Join us for a Skype conversation with Daban Shadala, representative of the Kurdistan Regional Government of Iraq Tuesday July 7, 2015 at 5 PM Encuentro 5, 9a Hamilton Place, Boston     Across from Park Street T Daban Shadala will answer your questions about Iraq today …

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. 70 days 4 Peace Vigil

    May 28 @ 7:00 pm - August 5 @ 7:15 pm
    Cambridge
  2. A Voice from Inside Iraq: Sectarianism, ISIS, Kirkuk

    July 7 @ 5:00 pm
    Boston
  3. Global Zero Boston First General Meeting

    July 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    Boston
  4. Nuclear Weapons: Are They Legal?

    July 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Framingham, MA MA United States
  5. 70 Years: Never Again — A Call to Observe Hiroshima & Nagasaki Week in Massachusetts

    August 6 @ 8:00 am - August 9 @ 5:00 pm