Report from Alicia Fleming, organizer of the October 1st racial justice march

Alicia Fleming, organizer for the Racial Justice March in Holyoke, MA on October 1st, seen here (L) on the steps of Holyoke City Hall with her son, Alex. (photo credit Liz Friedman) The idea: Over the summer there was a trend of nooses being left in public places such as… Continue reading

Our Revolution Massachusetts Endorses Kevin Towle for State Representative in the First Berkshire District

For Immediate Release: October 2nd, 2017 Contact: Andrea Burns (413) 210-5276 Our Revolution Massachusetts Endorses Kevin Towle for State Representative in the First Berkshire District  Candidate for State Representative Kevin Towle (standing, left) speaking at a house party in Cheshire, MA on September 30th. Photo by Barb Kassan Massachusetts–Our Revolution Massachusetts (ORMA) endorsed… Continue reading

How to help Puerto Rico

*Please consider contributing to the organizations below to help Puerto Rico rebuild in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria: Help Puerto Rico recover from Hurricane Maria. Contributions made to this crowd-funding effort will go to several Puerto Rico-based organizations. Friends of Puerto Rico. A DC-based nonprofit run by people of the Puerto Rican diaspora that funds arts, education and culture. They have… Continue reading

Report from Our Revolution Cambridge by Louise Parker

  Our Revolution (OR) Cambridge conducted an extensive, as well as highly transparent and democratic process to select candidates for our City Council. It is a challenging city to engage in such an effort.  First, the situation in Cambridge is exceptionally complex. There are 9 seats to be filled, all… Continue reading

Summer For Progress Update: Members of Our Revolution Massachusetts meet with Congressional staff

August 30th Members of Our Revolution MetroWest and Our Revolution Arlington met with Wade Blackmun from Rep. Katherine Clark’s staff and presented him with petitions in support of the #PeoplesPlatform. The #PeoplesPlatform is a Summer for Progress effort to hold our representatives accountable to a series of 8 bills that confront… Continue reading

Two 2018 ballot questions aim to help reduce income inequality in the Bay State

The Bottom Line Contact: Andrea Burns         Our Revolution Massachusetts Endorses 2018 Ballot Initiatives *See the EDIT and UPDATE at the bottom of this article for Affiliate specific information  On September 6th, Attorney General Maura Healey certified twenty-one ballot proposals as constitutional and cleared for the next step in the 2018 ballot… Continue reading

Our Revolution Massachusetts (ORMA) Launches fundraising campaign

Campaigns End – Successful Revolutions Endure – With your Help! In 2016, following Bernie Sanders’ call for the creation of Our Revolution (OR) to continue the “Political Revolution”, Sanders delegates, campaign staffers, and volunteers joined with other social justice and peace activists to create Our Revolution Massachusetts (ORMA). Your hard work… Continue reading

* NEW* All Volunteer Action proposes to develop a state wide volunteer network

All Volunteer Action  is an Our Revolution Massachusetts (ORMA) statewide initiative to coordinate actions, signature gathering, phone banks, canvassing and more in support of our endorsed candidates and ballot petitions.  ORMA recently endorsed several candidates and ballot initiatives that will need “boots on the ground” and powered by the People…. Continue reading

Our Revolution Massachusetts Endorses Safe Patient Limits 2018 Ballot Initiative  

For Immediate Release: August 21st, 2017 Contact: Andrea Burns (413) 210-5276         Our Revolution Massachusetts Endorses Safe Patient Limits 2018 Ballot Initiative   Massachusetts– Evidence is overwhelming that safe patient limits save lives. However, outside of intensive care units, there is no law in Massachusetts limiting the number of patients assigned to a… Continue reading

Our Revolution Endorses Paul Feeney for Massachusetts State Senate

Paul Feeney in Boston during a visit from Senator Sanders, March 2017 MASSACHUSETTS— Our Revolution National endorsed union member and workers’ rights organizer Paul Feeney for Massachusetts in a Special Election this year for State Senate, Bristol and Norfolk District. Our Revolution Massachusetts (ORMA) is supporting Paul’s campaign efforts. A… Continue reading