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Nuclear Disarmament Working Group 2016

April 25, 2016 // 0 Comments

Policy Long Range Policy Goal: Eliminating the trillion dollar modernization of US nuclear weapons triad. Achievable Objectives for 2016: Adopt long term campaign plan Initiate Books Not Bombs effort Launch People’s Call to Pres. Obama as national effort Strengthen No nukes plank in Peoples Budget Coin name, …

Students Launch Peace Organizing Drive

February 3, 2016 // 0 Comments

Massachusetts Peace Action has focused on developing young leaders since 2014. We do this through our Student Organizing Program, which identifies future student peace leaders and supports them in establishing college, university and high school student chapters. Like MAPA’s working groups, each chapter picks an …

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 …