Call to Action, TODAY! Please help domestic violence victims, ask your state senator to fully fund a Housing Court expansion for Cape Cod

Please share this.  It’s an important issue that isn’t getting a lot of attention.  We need a housing court on Cape Cod!  (You can send emails over the weekend, the Senate deadline is Monday at noon) Cape and Islands Senator Contact info, all others click here to Find Your Senator.   Background (one of the…

Calls to Action – A Pep Talk! (updated)

“Don’t get distracted! It’s happening now! Use your voice! Use it NOW!” Each one of us is the constituent of many different legislators, federal, state and local. Our voice important and our input should be valuable to everyone who represents us, regardless of party. If you think your legislator will support a bill that you…

Opportunity: ACL Forum in Provincetown

The opportunities to learn and lead, to get involved, are starting up again this fall. Our sister organization, Indivisible Outer Cape is holding an ACLU Forum, a chance to learn about how you can help defend our democracy and use your voice to advance Massachusetts legislation.

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…

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:…

Senate to vote this Saturday – need your help! PAID FAMILY and MEDICAL LEAVE

Please note: this was 2016 – The senate passed the bill, the house never voted. It died there. Don’t let that happen during this session! SEE INFORMATION ABOUT THE BILL FILED THIS LEGISLATION From Raise Up MA (PFML is supported by the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women) : Breaking news! The Senate will be…

Unanimous support in the Senate! News reports so far

Sen. Spilka’s Pay Equity Legislation Passes in Senate “Women in the Commonwealth still make only 82 cents for every dollar earned by a man,” said Senator Karen Spilka, who represents Framingham. read full story here: http://patch.com/massachusetts/framingham/sen-spilkas-pay-equity-legislation-passes-senate-0 Mass. Senate OKs Bill That Would Ensure Equal Pay January 28, 2016 2:51 PM Filed Under: CBS Boston, Massachusetts,…