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Commonwealth Peace and Justice Agenda

January 14, 2019 // 0 Comments

Commonwealth Peace and Justice Agenda for 2019-2020 The Massachusetts Peace & Justice Network has partnered with allied legislators to submit a set of bills to the Massachusetts state legislature concerning nuclear disarmament, Middle East wars, military spending, legislative ethics, and the design of the state …

On October 23, 2018 the City of Somerville Board of Alderman passed a resolution calling to prevent nuclear war. The resolution was passed on the proposal of Christopher Spicer Hankle, and it was sponsored by Ward Five Alderman Mark Niedergang, Alderman At Large Mary Jo …

Annual Meeting Recap

March 21, 2018 // 0 Comments

Thank you to all of our members who produced an overflow crowd at our Annual Meeting this past Saturday! We held a very successful gathering, packed with rousing speeches, engaging workshops, and, of course, good food! Jefferey Sachs kicked off our keynote addresses with an …

JVP Boston, Massachusetts Peace Action and the Alliance for Water Justice in Palestine recently led a campaign that won a spectacular victory against anti-BDS legislation in Massachusetts.   On February 7, 2018, a legislative committee voted 11 to 1 (with 3 abstentions) to send an anti-BDS …

Defenders of free speech and Palestinian human rights won a victory in the Massachusetts legislature today when a key committee refused to advance a bill that would have prevented the state government from signing contracts with those who support an economic boycott of Israel. The …

MAPA Announces Board Nominees for 2017-2019

March 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

Massachusetts Peace Action board of directors members serve for a 2-year term.  The following candidates have been nominated by the Executive Committee for election in April, 2017. Members, please cast your ballot by downloading the attached ballot and returning it to the office by March 30, …

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