Joan A. Ecklein
Massachusetts Peace Action

Joan A. Ecklein (1935-2022)

Joan A. (Levin) Ecklein, a longtime member and leader of Massachusetts Peace Action, passed away Sunday, April 3, 2022 at the age of 86.  She was a Professor of Sociology, University of Massachusetts and author.  She was an expert on community organization. She co-founded Women’s Strike […]

James A. Babson
Massachusetts Peace Action

James A. Babson (1954-2022)

&br; Born June 22, 1954 Died April 02, 2022   Massachusetts Peace Action honors the life of Jamie Babson, our board member and friend, who died on April 2 at the age of 67. James Adams Babson (Jaime) of South Hadley, MA was born in […]

Marty Nathan. Photo: Debby Pastrich-Klemer

Marty Nathan, ¡Presente!

Massachusetts Peace Action remembers our dear sister, Martha (Marty) Nathan.   She died November 29 of cancer and congestive heart failure at the age of 70. She co-led Western Massachusetts work on 2012’s Budget for All Referendum and follow-on efforts to cut the Pentagon budget. She […]