Monthly Archives: January 2017

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 […]

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INDIVISIBLE: Tuesday, January 24th – National Day of Action

On Saturday, in hundreds of cities around the United States and the world, we marched together. We stood indivisible for inclusion and love, and we proved that the mandate is ours. And now, the work continues. Join Us: National Day of Action on Tuesday January 24th On Tuesday, January 24, local groups across America are visiting their senators’ offices and

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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 March — an online movement

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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 on the website!  We have

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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 the page. To learn more

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Would you like to carry her flag to the DC or Boston March?

Marianne Sweeney  wants someone to carry her flag in one of the two marches being attended by Cape Codders this Saturday. She used this flag to protest what she and other residents claimed in this Dec 2015 article, were poor conditions and abusive behavior by management in an Orleans housing. The photo of her wrapped in a flag and protesting

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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 deregulate banks and these protection

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UPDATED- NEW CALL TO ACTION: Tell the Senate Committee NO to Rex Tillerson, NO to Russia!

Rex Tillerson’s connections to Russia are even more clear after Wednesday’s hearings, he would benefit from a removal of sanctions that prevent Russia for drilling for oil in the US. The biggest beneficiaries of removing those sanctions are Russia and Exxon, billions of dollars are at stake.

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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 Christian.  Is this what we

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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: to eliminate the Office of

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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.

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CALL TO ACTION: A quick call and you can tell Speaker Ryan how you feel about repealing healthcare!

About the Affordable Care Act. You can skip all of the propaganda by pushing the buttons in the proper sequence. Or, you can listen to hear how they’re selling this as a good thing. Paul Ryan’s office is conducting a phone poll, hoping to hear overwhelming opposition to the Affordable Care Act. Here’s how you can participate: Call (202) 225-0600….

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