Ratification Congress: Members Speak

By Donald Green On November 12, 2017,  five attendees of the Ratification Congress were interviewed before and after the event to get their impressions on their  expectations of the event, and what actually occurred. This reporter wants to thank them for their thoughtful remarks, and honest assessment. Don Green’s interviewees included:  J. Michael Gailbraith, ICC and…

Interim Coordinating Committee

The Interim Coordinating Committee (ICC) was established to help in the formation of Our Revolution in Massachusetts (ORMA). The first organizational meeting was held in Westport, MA in October, 2016 and was comprised of elected Sanders Democratic Convention delegates, former Sanders staffers and other progressive supporters of Senator Sanders’ platform. ORMA was launched to the public…

(Archived) Transition Process (History)

These pages are for reference only Interim Coordinating Committee (ICC): Our Revolution Massachusetts leadership from inception, October, 2016 until the first Representative Council meeting on January 6, 2018. A New ORMA ORMA is in the process of adopting a new structure, where membership defines the direction of the organization, while geographic affiliates and caucuses send representatives to…

General Assembly 5/6/18

When: Sunday, May 6, 2018 Where: Hilton Garden Inn Worcester, 35 Major Taylor Blvd, Worcester, MA 01608, USA (map) Help Our Revolution Massachusetts shape its progressive agenda for the rest of 2018 at the inaugural ORMA General Assembly! On Sunday, May 6th, we’re gathering in Worcester to strategize, prioritize, and socialize. Register here. Click here to view…

ORMA Candidate Endorsement Policy

This proposal was submitted by the Electoral Issues Committee and accepted by the membership in May, 2018. It supersedes all prior endorsement policies. The version below represents the state of the document as of June 6, 2018. Individual affiliates may endorse a candidate for any office any way they see fit. However, in order to…

June 16, 2017: #1

Our Revolution Massachusetts (ORMA) Newsletter #1 (6/16/17) Dear ORMA Community: ORMA has had some recent remarkable successes because of YOU. Thank you.  Please remember, all of us are always learning and asking how we can better work together. THAT being said, we have championed positive, progressive impact; just look to this past week!   #1.…

July 6, 2017: #2

Our Revolution Massachusetts (ORMA) Newsletter #2 (7/6/17) Karen Lee, signs up new members for the first meeting of the Our Revolution Springfield affiliate at the Arise for Social Justice Juneteenth Celebration Dear ORMA Community: Our Revolution Massachusetts joins the rest of the Our Revolution Community in welcoming Nina Turner as the new president of the…

September 10, 2017: #6

This week’s newsletter features endorsement updates, state-wide actions, campaigns, local activity, field news and more! Do you have a submission for the newsletter? Send an email to: newsletter@ourrevolutionma.com (*Note submissions are edited for content and space) Endorsement News Our Revolution State-wide initiatives: People Govern, Not Money Ballot Initiative. Together we can give millions of voters across Massachusetts a chance to voice…

August 21, 2017: #5

Our Revolution Massachusetts (ORMA) Newsletter #5: 8/21/17 View detailed reports about the Transition Team’s launch meeting and post-launch trajectory, including interviews of some of the new leadership.  Read about ORMA’s new Fundraising Campaign & All Volunteer Action program. Contents: Endorsements | Initiatives | Transition | Actions | Affiliates | Opportunities New Endorsements Safe Patients Limits…