UPDATED URGENT Call to Action: Breaking News – Jeff Sessions Confirmation hearing takes on a new meaning.

This confirmation has taken on a whole new meaning. Will Sessions do whatever Trump orders him to do, despite the letter of the law? Trump fired the acting Acting US Attorney General after she declared that she would not enforce his ban on immigrant from specifically named countries – as long as they are not […]

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Still time! Call to Action: Sexual Health Lobby Day!

The event held at the Massachusetts State House in Boston on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 includes a sexual health fair, speakers who will share their stories of activism, “Lobbying 101” – workshop on activism, and a chance to meet with legislators. This event is sponsored by a long list of organizations at the bottom of […]

After the March ..

Why did you march? Let your senator know. The following is the first of the action in the 100days of action – every ten days a new action will be posted by the Women’s March organizers. We will remind you. And don’t forget there are other ways to get involved- confirmation hearings, state and local…

If you can’t get to the Marches – particpate virtually or live stream

If you know of a live-stream of either march please share. VIRTUAL MARCH ON WASHINGONTON FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES: Activism isn’t always accessible — and the Women’s March on Washington is no exception. For people who might not have the physical ability or stamina to join Saturday’s massive public protest, disability activists created the Disability…

Boston Women’s March update!

Message from Mass Women’s Political Caucus Education Fund Friday evening: Hello Marchers!! With warmer weather coming our way and record-setting attendance of over 90,000 registered Marchers (!), we are excited for tomorrow’s historic Boston Women’s March for America. We have some important updates for you. 1. Our program and full list of speakers is now…

Call to Action: Confirmation hearing – Dr. Ben Carson for HUD, a risk for many of our most vulnerable citizens.

Dr. Ben Carson, has called HUD programs, “a mandated social-engineering scheme.”  Now he is up for consideration, appointed by Donald Trump, to run the agency. Please speak out and speak up. (watch hearing live on you-tube) One important and often ignored program HUD is responsible for is FORECLOSURE protection. This new congress is determined to…

Confirmation Hearings: Who and When

We must speak up and speak out. Please UPDATED SCHEDULE: (some are delayed as the Ethics background checks are still not complete. People spoke up about this, and the hearings were delayed) there are concerns about each nominee – but we are issuing Calls to Actions for the nominees we consider the most dangerous. Attorney…

Calls to Action – A Pep Talk!

“Don’t get distracted! It’s happening now! Use your voice! Use it now!” It works! Even before the inauguration and the Marches on Washington and around the country, your voice is needed. First, millions of us spoke up by contacting legislators in Washington, contacting the press and using social media to oppose the GOP’s first move:…

CALL TO ACTION: Speaker Ryan declares plans to defund Planned Parenthood as well as repeal the ACA. What YOU can do.

We must speak up and speak out. The coming weeks and months your voice will be needed. Voters voices were loud and clear, flooding legislative offices, as the new GOP congress tried to eliminate the Independent Ethics Office.The withdrew their proposal. Now our voices are needed to protect women’s access to healthcare.

Cape Codders – Help get this survey out

This group needs feedback  to help assess and demonstrate the NEED for Pre-K here on Cape Cod. Please share; help them find people who use or benefit from Universal Pre-K. CIVIC in collaboration with Fair Shot kicked off an initiative to explore bringing Universal Pre-K to the Cape and Island communities. If you have a…