Trees As A Public Good – Forum Follow Up

We recently had our forum “A Livable Commonwealth: Trees as a Public Good” . Below you can find links to the recording, and the chat transcript! The forum documented the important role of trees and forests for our quality of life and mitigating climate change. We heard compelling stories about successful organizing and legislation in…

Action Alert: Say NO To Fossil Fuels – Demand a Real Net-Zero Stretch Code for Buildings!

The 2021 Climate Act passed by the Massachusetts State Legislature aims to get Massachusetts to net zero emissions by 2050. One key step toward that goal is for all new building construction to have net zero emissions. That goal requires a new code—called a stretch energy code—that sets building standards and defines a “net-zero building.”…

Finance & Legal Working Group

Responsible for tracking and reporting all financial and legal operations of ORMA, and planning and executing any fundraising activities.  Financial reports for all event based activities are recorded and entered into a monthly and quarterly report. Members: Michael Gilbreath, Karen Lee, Bruce Taub, Lesley Phillips. to contact: send an email to info@ourrevolutionma.com attn: Financial &…

Tax the Rich / Redistribute Wealth

Tax the Rich/Redistribute Wealth ORMA’s membership believes that income inequality is a major issue standing in the way of achieving many of the socio-political progressive changes we seek. In this regard, ORMA is proud to have endorsed the Fair Share Amendment, a 2022 ballot initiative that would amend the Massachusetts Constitution to create an additional…

The Climate Crisis and the Green New Deal

“We need to keep fighting to act on the climate. There is no other option—there is no planet B.” – Congressman Jim McGovern   The Green New Deal is a Congressional proposal that would require the United States to plan and execute a bold, comprehensive strategy to respond to the escalating climate crisis, with the…