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Register for the 2020 Massachusetts Labor Day drive-in celebration. There is no cost to enter, but you must register to reserve your spot. Space is limited.   Register at https://actionnetwork.org/events/workers-rally-for-a-just-recovery-working-class-power-rising   When: Monday, Sept. 7th, 2020. Gates open at 10am, program starts promptly at 11am. What: Boston …

by Athiei Ajuong Yemen currently faces the world’s largest humanitarian crisis and due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the situation has become markedly worse. Since 2015, Yemen has faced a humanitarian crisis of grave proportions. An estimated 24 million people, 80% of the population, need some …

This article is the first in a three part series on the challenges faced by Indigenous peoples across the Americas during the COVID-19 era. Read the second part here, and the third part here.    From Alaska to Chile, North and South America have been …

Massachusetts Peace Action joined with over 20 humanitarian, international development, human rights, labor, faith-based, and policy organizations (listed below, followed by quotations) representing tens of millions of people in the U.S. applauded the passage of an amendment by the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday, …

On Tax Day, Invest in Our Recovery

July 15, 2020 // 0 Comments

Join us for this local launch of the statewide “Invest in Our Recovery” campaign led by Raise Up Massachusetts and powered by partner organizations across the Commonwealth. From Springfield to Lynn and Worcester to Revere, we’re bringing this message to every corner of the state …

Through the Eyes of the Frontline: Covid-19

July 15, 2020 // 0 Comments

Wednesday, July 15, 8:45am – 4:45pm ET This free day-long webinar, which is co-sponsored by the Massachusetts Nurses Association and Health Watch USA, will examine the global consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic on frontline workers. Healthcare and frontline professionals will discuss the challenges they faced during …

Craig Altemose will speak to two lessons we must learn from the COVID-19 about climate change. The first is that we ignore expert guidance – whether public health professionals or climate scientists — at our peril. To do so, climate catastrophe awaits us as surely …

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