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2017 Program Summary

March 29, 2017 // 0 Comments

Massachusetts Peace Action currently has 7 volunteer-led working groups and one standing committee, reflecting our priorities and the energy of our volunteers. (Plus 7 campus clubs and a faith communities network) Join a working group today! We coordinate our work with national Peace Action and its national …

Legislative Action This committee works to inform and influence our legislators towards a more peaceful world by informing and empowering our citizens for effective advocacy. . As Massachusetts is often said to have the most liberal delegation in the country it is important that our …

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 …

Goals: Project a vision of a peaceful US foreign policy as a basis for MAPA’s ongoing work Strengthen alliances and collaboration with other peace movement organizations in work on a common project Build alliances with our sister progressive movements behind the framework Strengthen MAPA’s ability …

Palestine/Israel Working Group: 2015 Work Plan

February 1, 2015 // 0 Comments

The emphasis of the PIWG’s work is on changing U.S. policy toward Israel and Palestine. We contest the long-held assumption of our elected and appointed officials that uncritically supporting Israel with massive military subsidies and political cover, and willfully disregarding the just grievances of the …

Middle East Working Group: 2015 Work Plan

February 1, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Middle East Working Group will work towards ending the wars in Iraq and Syria and preventing a war on Iran.    (Our working group does not specifically address Israel/Palestine issues, which are covered by a separate working group.) We will begin with work together …

Guntram Mueller and Shelagh Foreman are co-conveners of our Nuclear Weapons Abolition Working Group.  Jonathan King is scheduled to become a co-convener in summer 2015.  More information on the Working Group 1.   Background: At the height of the Cold War, there were 67,000 nuclear weapons …