Commonwealth Peace and Justice Agenda
Legislation and Policy

State Legislature Session Produces Mixed Results

The 2021-22 session of the Massachusetts Legislature brought some successes to peace and progressive activists and some disappointments. The Work and Family Mobility Act, which would give Massachusetts drivers’ licenses to residents without legal immigration status, passed both houses of the legislature.  MAPA testified and joined […]

Jan. 22, 2021 Actions in Massachusetts to welcome the Nuclear Ban Treaty
Legislation and Policy

Nuclear Disarmament Initiative

The Massachusetts Peace & Justice Network is proposing a package of three bills to protect Massachusetts residents from the existential threat of nuclear weapons. The Back from the Bring Resolution supports those that have signed the treaty and calls on the federal government to pull […]