Putting Justice into Criminal Justice Reform

House and Senate pass sweeping Criminal Justice Reform bills  By Andrea Burns Many of us can recite Senator Sanders’ speeches by heart. In his rousing call for economic, racial, environmental and social justice, he says, “We need to invest in jobs and education instead of jails and incarceration.”  The Massachusetts… Continue reading

ORMA Elections policy under Representative Council

  For Immediate Release 12.7.17: Representative Council is Official! Inside This Issue Voices from the Ratification Congress ORMA Elections policy under Representative Council Join the new Caucuses What to expect after the Representative Council elections Learn More, take Part Photo by Andrea Burns Voices from the Ratification Congress 11.12.17 Fired Up… Continue reading

Raise Up and Safe Patient Limits exceed signature goals

The furious signature gathering efforts of the Raise Up and Safe Patient Limits campaigns passed significant hurdles this week. On Tuesday, December 5th, the Raise Up Campaign, comprised of the Fight for $15, SEIU, Massachusetts Teacher’s Association, Jobs With Justice, faith leaders and other community activists joined in a rally… Continue reading