Transition Team Member Perspectives

This article (and it’s companion, Post-Launch Trajectory) is dedicated to informing ORMA supporters who are not on the Transition Team (and there are thousands across Massachusetts) who want to stay engaged in the process of forming a new ORMA.  Here, ORMA”s star reporter and press liaison Andrea Burns interviews four members of the Transition Team.… Continue reading Transition Team Member Perspectives

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Interview with Nichole Mossalam, candidate for Malden School Committee

Nichole Massalam

Our Revolution Massachusetts interviewed Nichole Mossalam, endorsed by Our Revolution Malden as candidate for school committee. Why did you decide to run for school committee in Malden? Before the election last year my son (in third grade at the time) came home from school crying and said, “Mom, my friend says he doesn’t like Muslims.”… Continue reading Interview with Nichole Mossalam, candidate for Malden School Committee

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 the Smithsonian African American History… Continue reading Report from Alicia Fleming, organizer of the October 1st racial justice march

Interview with Kevin Towle, candidate for State Representative in the First Berkshire District

“Even before Senator Sanders announced, I knew he was my candidate,” says Kevin Towle. Towle is running for State Representative in the First Berkshire County, which includes Adams, Cheshire, Clarksburg, Florida, Hancock, Lanesborough, New Ashford and Williamstown. “Since I studied politics, I thought Sanders’ ideas made a lot of sense and would make a better… Continue reading Interview with Kevin Towle, candidate for State Representative in the First Berkshire District

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 at large, and all via… Continue reading Report from Our Revolution Cambridge by Louise Parker

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

The Bottom Line Contact: Andrea Burns press@ourrevolutionma.com         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 question process. Two of those proposals;… Continue reading Two 2018 ballot questions aim to help reduce income inequality in the Bay State

Our Revolution Massachusetts Endorses Safe Patient Limits 2018 Ballot Initiative  

For Immediate Release: August 21st, 2017 Contact: Andrea Burns (413) 210-5276 press@ourrevolutionma.com         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 nurse at one time. Our… Continue reading Our Revolution Massachusetts Endorses Safe Patient Limits 2018 Ballot Initiative  

Dispatches From the Field

An Interview with Peter Corbett “Now is the perfect time for progressives who supported Bernie Sanders to get involved in [Our Revolution Massachusetts] ORMA,” says Peter Corbett, Coordinator of the ORMA Field Team.  “With local grassroots groups in every corner of the state, we’ll have a strong progressive infrastructure ready-to-go for the next election cycle.”… Continue reading Dispatches From the Field

ORMA Transition: The Back Story

Caterina Strambio de Castillia (holding sign) with comrades at rally

Mission, structure and planning sound like bureaucratic jargon, but they are like the frame of a house: they define a protective container shaped and designed for warmer elements, the oriental carpets and upholstered furniture of collaborative culture and interpersonal trust. When Mission, Structure and Planning (MSP) co-coordinator and Italian native Caterina Strambio De Castillia began… Continue reading ORMA Transition: The Back Story