Articles by Sabrina Zafar

Boston People’s Climate Mobilization

April 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

Unable to make it to the historic People’s Climate March in DC? Join thousands of people from across New England and the country at the People’s Climate’s sister march in Boston on 4/29 @ the Boston Common. Be a part of the historic fight against …

Legislative/Peace Voters Work Plan 2017

April 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

Executive Summary: The Legislative/Political Coordinating Committee identifies legislation relevant to our policy goals, as well as candidates and elected officials who can help us achieve those goals.  Through coordinated communications with our Members of Congress and State legislators we seek to increase our political power …

Racial Justice Work Plan 2017

April 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

Executive Summary: We believe that racism and white supremacist ideology are operative in the US government and society at large. We educate and agitate to raise the consciousness of MAPA members and the broader society of the relationship between white privilege and structural racism. Policy …

Climate and Peace Work Plan 2017

April 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

Executive Summary: Climate change, unrest and war are closely linked. We cannot address climate change without addressing violence and war, and vice versa. The Peace and Climate (P & C) Group opposes the US’s reliance on military-based economic growth, which wastes billions of dollars; which …

Economic & Social Justice Work Plan 2017

April 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

No Justice – No Peace Executive Summary: The Social and Economic Justice Working Group works at the intersection of the movement for Peace and the struggles for Social and Economic Justice. By supporting campaigns that address inequality and promote democracy such as RaiseUpMA, Our Revolution …

Palestine/Israel Work Plan 2017

April 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

Executive Summary Our working group focuses on legislative action, often in the form of action alerts sent to members, asking them to contact their representatives about an urgent issue. We think this is an important component of the Palestine solidarity movement, since, in our view, …

Middle East Work Plan 2017

April 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Middle East Working Group’s work plan for 2017 has been informed by the priorities that national Peace Action has identified. These are: Education with focus on Syria, Iran, Saudi Arabia and Yemen Lobbying to maintain pressure on the Massachusetts Congressional Delegation. Push the call …

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