ORMA Endorses The New Poor People’s Campaign

ORMA Endorses The New Poor People’s Campaign In 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) called for a national mobilization of poor people to convene in Washington, DC. This movement brought together people from across racial and ethnic lines in an effort to pursue… Continue reading

Press Release to Chairman @TomPerez: Let Black Women Set the Terms of Debate.

For Immediate Release January 25th, 2018 Contact: Andrea Burns press@ourrevolutionma.com 413-210-5276 BOSTON, Massachusetts   The 24 member Representative Council of Our Revolution Massachusetts sent a letter this week to the Massachusetts members of the Rules and Bylaws Committee of the DNC. The letter urges members to reform the 2020 presidential… Continue reading

RC MEMBERS ZOOM IN FOR FIRST OFFICIAL MEETING

By Donald Green, unaffiliated Representative and Communications Reporter, January 6, 2018 “Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom must, like men [and women], undergo the fatigue of supporting it.” Thomas Paine Braving echos, keyboard tapping and some connectivity problems, members of the brand new Our Revolution Massachusetts governing… Continue reading

MASSACHUSETTS WOMEN’S MARCHES AND ACTIONS SATURDAY JANUARY 20th

WOMEN’S MARCH 2018 The Women’s March last year broke all records for a single-day protest in United States History. Estimates of between 3-5 million people participated to advocate for legislation and policies regarding human rights. The rallies and protests took place one day following the inauguration of President Trump. Anniversary… Continue reading

ORMA Supports the 2018 Women’s March

Our Revolution Massachusetts (ORMA) proudly stands in solidarity with Women’s March organizers and participants across the country. As a grass-roots political movement built on the success of Bernie Sanders’ historic campaign, Our Revolution is committed to harnessing the political power of women from all diverse and multicultural backgrounds. Increasing women’s… Continue reading

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

We Came, We Listened, We United: Notes From The Ratification Congress, November 12, 2017

See the full minutes and notes with links or go directly to the topic: Amendment Process Election Process of New Representatives  For each interested body (geographic affiliates, virtual affiliates, caucuses, affiliated voters, and unaffiliated voters) expect to receive a streamlined handout specific to its deadlines and rules (so that, for example,… Continue reading

Our Revolution Massachusetts’ organizational power on display in November 7th election

  Pictured Left to right: Penelope Jennewein (organizer) Our Revolution Somerville Candidate winners: JT Scott, William Mbah, Matt McLaughlin, Lance Davis, Ben Ewen-Campen  For Immediate Release November 8th, 2017 Contact: Andrea Burns press@ourrevolutionma.com 413-210-5276 BOSTON, Massachusetts   Our Revolution Massachusetts’ organizational power on display in November 7th election On Tuesday, candidates supported… Continue reading