Cole Harrison, Executive Director

Cole HarrisonCole is Executive Director of Massachusetts Peace Action.  He has worked with the Massachusetts People’s Budget Campaign, Massachusetts Poor People’s Campaign, Our Revolution Massachusetts,  the Indigenous Legislative Agenda, United for Justice with Peace, and United for Peace and Justice (UFPJ).  Born in Delhi, India, he has a B.A. from Harvard in applied mathematics and a M.S. from Northeastern in computer science. He worked for the Symphony Tenants Organizing Project and the Fenway News in the 1970s, participated in the Jamaica Plain Committee on Central America (JP COCA) in the 1980s, and was a software developer and manager at CompuServe Data Technologies, Praxis Inc., and before joining Massachusetts Peace Action in 2010. He lives in Roslindale.

Brian Garvey, Assistant Director

Brian GarveyBrian Garvey organizes with the Raytheon Antiwar Campaign and supports Mass. Peace Action’s working groups on the Middle East, Latin America, and against US sanctions.  He writes a large number of our action alerts and helps develop youth’s voice in the peace movement, activate members, and participates in fundraising and event planning.  He is a native of North Reading and lives in Brighton.

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