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Tom Neilson Concert: Music for Social Change

October 27, 2018 // 0 Comments

Tom Neilson, Ed.D. combines art with activism. He has received over two dozen awards, to include two song of the year awards from Independent Musicians.  In 2017, he received the Arab American Women Association Award for Education About Palestine Through Performance Art. In 2015 he was …

A Victory for Free Speech

October 24, 2018 // 0 Comments

This article appeared in Massachusetts Peace Action’s Fall 2018 newsletter Should the right to assemble and to express political views be subject to “fees” in our democracy? Mass. Peace Action (MAPA) established a precedent for free speech when we contested fees imposed by the City …

BOSTON – The ACLU of Massachusetts and the City of Cambridge today announced that a settlement has been reached between the City and Massachusetts Peace Action and Massachusetts Peace Action Education Fund, two organizations that helped the January Coalition plan the Cambridge/Boston Women’s March event …

On April 2nd, 2018, Cambridge City Counselor Quinton Zondervan’s resolution on the Oppressive Policies of the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman was adopted. The resolution criticizes the violent and warmongering policies that Saudi Arabia has used during its war in Yemen.  The resolution went …

In 2016 the Cambridge City Council passed a resolution to divest City-managed pension funds from companies that produce nuclear weapons, or invest in their production. The forum will address the issues confronting city government as it works to follow through on that resolution. Additionally, the …

Why is our government killing thousands of people around the globe they can’t even identify? See National Bird, a film about the secret US drone assassination program. Directed by Sonia Kennebeck, this powerful documentary follows the dramatic journey of three whistleblowers who are determined to break the …

Volunteers needed!  Our next summer tabling date will be the Cambridge RiverFest on Saturday afternoon, June 3, from 12-5 pm.  The location this year is again at Cambridge Parkway, near the corner of Edwin Land Blvd. and Binney Street (see map at right), talking to passersby and …

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