Raise Up Mass

Join RaiseUP Massachusetts as they push for paid family medical leave for workers across the state. Everyone should be able to care for themselves, a newborn child, or a sick family member without risking job loss or financial ruin. Workers need paid family and medical …

Push for a New Minimum Wage: Bills H.2365 & S.1004

February 10, 2018 // 0 Comments

Join RaiseUp Massachusetts as they fight for a new minimum wage law to protect laborers across the state through their Fight for 15 campaign.  No one who works full-time should be paid so little that they cannot make ends meet. Workers need a minimum wage …

A higher minimum wage and the right to Family Medical leave are basic parts of a social justice agenda. Join the Massachusetts Peace Action team supporting  Raise Up Massachusetts! Massachusetts Peace Action together with over 100 other community organizations, churches, labor organizations have formed the Raise …

Join us on May 6th for Progress as Resistance, a statewide organizing conference to move forward a progressive agenda in Massachusetts! Come together with members of the Raise Up Massachusetts coalition and activists from across the Commonwealth as we use resistance to make progress on …

RaiseUp Massachusetts Legislative Announcement

November 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

Since our founding, Raise Up Massachusetts has been on the front lines of legislation for working families and has fought to build an economy that works for everyone. That’s why we want you to join us for a major legislative announcement on Tuesday, November 29th. …

Peace Economy Working Group: 2015 Work Plan

February 1, 2015 // 0 Comments

The work of the Peace Economy Working Group is in some ways unlike the other taskforces of Massachusetts Peace Action (MAPA) . Rather than a group of individual activists who plan and execute program work in the name of MAPA, the Peace Economy Task force …

Sick Leave Victory!

January 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

This article appeared in the Winter 2015 issue of the Massachusetts Peace Action newsletter John Ratliff Massachusetts Peace Action and mem­bers of the Budget for All coalition from around the state joined with more than 80 other labor, community, and church groups to win big …

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