Update- this did NOT PASS. Our state is now supporting sheriffs who Call to Action, Time-sensitive! PROTECT IMMIGRANTS IN MA: Quick and easy action you can take to protect immigrants in MA

The message: Family separations aren’t just a crisis at the border. Here in Massachusetts, kids are losing their parents to ICE all the time – and far too often, it’s contact with police that leads to their detention. So what is the House going to do about this?

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IMMIGRATION: Indivisible’s New Statement on Policy Goals

(You can help immigrants here in MA – see this post: Call to Action! Immigration, time-sensitive quick and easy action you can take to protect immigrants in MA) As a member of *Indivisible, we want to share a new federal policy statement they just released: Our two primary *policy* goals: (1) Stop a bad immigration…

Call to Action: Immigration in MA, tell legislators and the governor to support ‘The Safe Communities Act’

Contact the chairs of the Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security, the bill is sitting in this committee and will get nowhere if they don’t vote it out of committee and move it to the floor for a vote- DEADLINE Feb 7.
Among other things this bill, filed in both the MA house and the senate, operates within federal laws, despite what critics and opponents will say. Let’s be clear, this would not defy federal laws and subject us to the loss of federal funds. Don’t let anyone tell you otherwise.

Do you want to be more involved in what we are doing?

We have events coming up in the fall that we need help organizing, advocacy that needs to be shared and we want to hold our first general meeting in September or October, one we are considering a postcard party for women where we will fill out and mail postcards to legislators at all levels of government advocating for the legislation and issues that are important to women and families.

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…