Working Group Plans

Legislative/Peace Voters Work Plan 2017

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Executive Summary: The Legislative/Political Coordinating Committee identifies legislation relevant to our policy goals, as well as candidates and elected officials who can help us achieve those goals.  Through coordinated communications with our Members of Congress and State legislators we seek to increase our political power …

Racial Justice Work Plan 2017

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Executive Summary: We believe that racism and white supremacist ideology are operative in the US government and society at large. We educate and agitate to raise the consciousness of MAPA members and the broader society of the relationship between white privilege and structural racism. Policy …

Economic & Social Justice Work Plan 2017

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No Justice – No Peace Executive Summary: The Social and Economic Justice Working Group works at the intersection of the movement for Peace and the struggles for Social and Economic Justice. By supporting campaigns that address inequality and promote democracy such as RaiseUpMA, Our Revolution …

Palestine/Israel Work Plan 2017

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Executive Summary Our working group focuses on legislative action, often in the form of action alerts sent to members, asking them to contact their representatives about an urgent issue. We think this is an important component of the Palestine solidarity movement, since, in our view, …

Nuclear Disarmament Work Plan 2017

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Executive Summary:  We are engaged in developing and growing a campaign whose target is restricting the funding of the proposed trillion-dollar nuclear weapons escalation. The emphasis is on building a social movement from the grassroots up. Policy: We support the complete abolition of nuclear weapons. …

Boston Downwinders Work Plan 2017

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Executive Summary: We believe that nuclear energy and climate change are equal threats to earth’s survival and need to be addressed by a unified environmental movement. We educate and agitate for the immediate shut down and safe/responsible decommissioning of Pilgrim Nuclear Plant (rated among the …