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How to help Puerto Rico

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 launched a campaign to send…

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

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;…

Our Revolution Massachusetts Endorses Safe Patient Limits 2018 Ballot Initiative  

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…

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

* 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.  In cooperation with the Civics…

Our Revolution Endorses  Paul Feeney for Massachusetts State Senate

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 union member for over twenty…

Dispatches From the Field

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.”…

ORMA Transition: The Back Story

ORMA Transition: The Back Story

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…

State Convention will Showcase Organizing by Bernie Sanders Democrats

State Convention will Showcase Organizing by Bernie Sanders Democrats

The work of Bernie Sanders supporters to revitalize the progressive wing of the state Democratic Party will be on display in Worcester June 3 when Our Revolution Massachusetts (ORMA) makes its first appearance at a Democratic State Convention. “Having elected over 700 progressive delegates at this spring’s town and ward caucuses, ORMA supporters will form a…

Our Revolution Massachusetts to Introduce Platform, Charter Amendments at Convention

Our Revolution Massachusetts to Introduce Platform, Charter Amendments at Convention

Bernie Sanders supporters have begun revitalizing the progressive wing of the state Democratic Party with a spate of Our Revolution Massachusetts (ORMA) amendments and resolutions to be presented at the Democratic State Convention on June 3rd. ORMA is also bringing the muscle to carry these initiatives. “Over 700 progressive ORMA supporters will form a substantial…