Call to Action! Please send letters of support for Housing Court to State Budget Committee

We need you send/email to letters of support! The Housing Court is a layer of protection for women who rent. MA has adopted the key provisions of the federal Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and parts are related to issues with landlords. Housing Courts are where women can enforce these protections. There are NO Housing Courts on Cape Cod.

Call to Action! Ask your state legislators to support bill creating a Housing Court on Cape Cod

Bill: Housing Court Expansion S.946 (Sen. Spilka) / H.978 (Rep. Walsh). Amendment to budget: 0336-0003 – Expansion of the Housing Court…$1,2000,000 PLEASE ACT ASAP – details about why this bill is important: The Housing Court has judges and staff with expertise in housing law and who are trained to provide tenants and landlords with a […]

Urgent Call to Action! Please ask your state legislators to support the amendment for housing courts, this will protect women.

UPDATE: This amendment has now been filed as a bill. A full description of the bill and how you can help has been posted here on our website.       Bill: Housing Court Expansion S.946 (Sen. Spilka) / H.978 (Rep. Walsh). Amendment to budget: 0336-0003 – Expansion of the Housing Court…$1,2000,000 PLEASE ACT ASAP…

April 2017 Important Local Events and Opportunities to Learn and Lead

April 3-6: National Crime Victims’ Rights Week Events See flyer with details Tuesday, April 4 at 9:30am: We meet with Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School Students. Wednesday, April 5 at 1:00pm: We welcome the senior community, at the Sandwich Council on Aging, 270 Quaker Meeting House Rd., East Sandwich. (PUBLIC INVITED). Thursday, April. 6 at 10:00am:…

*UPDATE 3/21* CALL TO ACTION: Save healthcare or yes, people will die, unnecessarily

Please make your calls today.  We must tell our congressmen/women to vote against this legislation!  Democrat or Republican, as shared here, Democrats report they aren’t hearing from us; they ALL need to hear from us! 3/21 – House Republicans who are faltering in support of this bill met with Trump today when he visited Capital…

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…