Our Revolution Massachusetts (ORMA) Newsletter # 9:   October 19th, 2017

Note: We’re test-driving a fresh look for our bi-monthly newsletter! Please send feedback to newsletter@OurRevolution.com. What’s going on in your part of the state? Let us know by sending event details or articles of interest. If you’d like to join the Communications team as a roving reporter or social media contributor, send an email to newsletter@OurRevolution.com.

News | Actions | Endorsements | Initiatives | Volunteering | Transition | Affiliates


  1. Our Revolution Somerville is in the news for their progressive doorknocking!
  2. Single Payer Organizer Bootcamp from Bernie delegate, doctor, and ORMA contributing reporter Dr. Donald Green.
  3. Report on the Hearing on Ranked Choice Voting at the State House.
New: Our Revolution Malden endorsed Nichole Massalam for Malden School Committee. A Muslim mother of three who struggles with a disability, Nichole is running one of the most progressive campaigns ever in the city of Malden. Read the Our Revolution interview with her here. Visit her website to volunteer or make a donation before the election on Nov 7th.
  • State-wide:
  1. Signature Collection continues for the Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA) Safe Patients Limits Ballot Initiative.
  2. Raise Up Coalition for Economic Justice, campaigns to Raise the Minimum Wage and Paid Family Medical Leave.

Note: ORMA needs to gather a total of 3,500 signatures.



Note: It’s imperative Our Revolution signatures are logged! Please report your OR signatures here: raiseupma.org/SignatureEventReport. To track the Raise Up Coalition’s progress see this spreadsheet. Contact Rand Wilson for more information rand.wilson@gmail.com

  • Save the Date: Sunday November 12th will mark ORMA’s transition into a representative, action-oriented, revolutionary force in Massachusetts! Please join us for a ratification of our organizational structure and celebration of our grassroots community.

10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Quincy SEIU Hall

108 Myrtle Street

Quincy, MA 02171

Note: If you are a member, please check your inbox for an important invitation from the Transition Team. If you did not receive an email requesting feedback on a structure for ORMA or you did not receive the pre-registration link for the event on November 12th, please send an email to: transition@ourrevolutionma.com


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