Peace Action

Last Sunday, we celebrated Peace Action’s 60th Anniversary with 200 of our closest friends, allies and accomplices at Christ Church in Cambridge – in the same room where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Dr. Benjamin Spock, a leader of our predecessor organization SANE, spoke …

Celebrating 60 Years of Peace Activism

October 29, 2017 // 0 Comments

Celebrating 60 Years of Peace Action Sunday, October 29 3:00 to 6:00 pm Christ Church Cambridge, Zero Garden Street Wine & Hors d’oeuvres by Fireside Catering  Emcee Jimmy Tingle Folksingers Kate Seeger and Kim Wallach, and Dean Spencer The Foundation Movement Speakers Rep. Jim McGovern Brian …

First published in the Summer 2017 issue of the Massachusetts Peace Action newsletter Matthew Hahm was accustomed to hearing about war and its inevitableness, but it wasn’t until he took a certain course during his junior year as an undergraduate at Boston College that he …

This article appeared in the Summer 2017 Massachusetts Peace Action newsletter Turning sixty is a milestone worthy of celebration. We members and supporters of MAPA look forward to celebrating sixty years of working for nuclear disarmament and peace this year. My friend Barbara told me …

Tweeting for Peace: Kripa Solanki

June 30, 2017 // 0 Comments

First published in the Summer 2017 issue of the Massachusetts Peace Action newsletter Kripa Solanki isn’t old enough to vote, but that isn’t stopping her from making her voice heard. The 17-year-old Wellesley resident is one of the youngest interns at Massachusetts Peace Action, running …

Newton North Students Protest Hypocrisy

June 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

First published in the Summer 2017 issue of the Massachusetts Peace Action newsletter This past May, Newton North High School (NNHS) held a new event, Middle East History Day, during which invited speakers gave presentations throughout the day. We, the NNHS Peace Action Club, were …

“We have to be able to make our own choices, and you don’t make a choice to be bombed,” said Michelle Cunha, Assistant Director of Massachusetts Peace Action (MAPA). This is the ideology that led Cunha, a longtime reproductive rights activist, to join the peace …

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