convergence

Convergence: Vision Statement

September 17, 2014 // 0 Comments

This statement was written by members of a workshop at the Autumn Convergence held in Boston, November 24, 2013. Preamble Now, in the early 21st century, inequality marks every major sphere of the country’s economic and social life. It is the major driver of a …

2014 Program Update

February 9, 2014 // 0 Comments

Shelagh Foreman, Program Director, delivered this 2014 Program Update at the Annual Meeting on February 8. Click to listen to the audio, or read the transcript: http://masspeaceaction.org/home/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Program-Update-Shelagh.wma Syria What a year!  We had one of our biggest successes in years in September when President Obama …

Challenges of a Multi-Pronged Agenda

December 10, 2013 // 0 Comments

Challenges of a Multi-Pronged Agenda: Autumn Convergence Workshop Report Convenors:    Rosalie.h.anders@gmail.com   Malcolm Bliss Malcolm@350MA.org  and  John_macdougall@uml.edu We had a lively discussion that reached no conclusions, but generated a bunch of thoughts about next steps: We need one-movement language.  We really are all one movement, but what do we call it?  It’s …

Convergence: Evaluation

December 5, 2013 // 0 Comments

Evaluation of the Autumn Convergence of 2013 These notes are a summary of the 49 evaluation forms filled out by individuals after the event. Overall, People seemed to enjoy the Convergence, but maybe it was too structured. Some like panel of “experts” others felt like …

GSofNV – 107 Withington Road, Newton, MA  02460        Phone:  617-413-9064 RE:       A Call to Action – A Movement to Unite all the Movements In Response to: The Convergence Meeting Date:            December 2, 2013 To all the people that were at the convergence meeting: …

Autumn Convergence Workshop Report           In the workshop time we had available, our group was able to briefly touch on two questions:           1. How can we act on a local level to strengthen relationships and a sense of community in our own communities and neighborhoods?   …

Convergence: Developing a Policy Agenda

December 3, 2013 // 0 Comments

Report from Autumn Convergence workshop on developing a comprehensive Policy Agenda 5 participants (including 3 from DPP) plus paul shannon. Spent much of the time describing what a policy  agenda (versus an analysis of corporate capitalism) is, using the Budget for all agenda as an …

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