Cole Harrison

Cole Harrison, Executive Director

Cole 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 Garvey organizes with the Raytheon Antiwar Campaign and supports Mass. Peace Action’s Twin Existential Threats and Peace Economy campaigns, and its working groups on the Middle East, Latin America/ Caribbean, Peace and Climate, and the Raytheon Antiwar Campaign.  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, the newsletter, and event planning.  He is a native of North Reading and lives in Brighton.

Ting Huang, Communications Specialist

Ting applies her background in marketing, communications, and campaigns to MAPA’s main communications areas. She works across MAPA’s email, social, website, and more – expanding our audience reach and promoting peace and justice. She is Chinese-Australian and currently based in Somerville, MA.

Glen Cote, Operations Specialist

Glen makes MAPA’s back end operations work smoothly by posting and publicizing events and webinars and improving our technology practices.  He has a B.S. in computer science from the University of Lowell, hails from Acton, and works with activists in the area to press Congressional District 3 representative Lori Trahan on peace issues.