Leave | Fair Share Amendment | Fight for $15 Paid Leave: BILL# H.2172 – Rep. Ken Gordon | BILL# S.1048 – Sen. Karen Spilka Fair Share Amendment: RaiseUp Massachusetts Fact Sheet Fight for $15: BILL# H.2365 – Rep. Dan Donahue | BILL# S.1004 – Sen. Ken Donnelly “Since our diverse coalition came together, we’ve raised wages and won benefits for over a million working people in Massachusetts by organizi...

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BILL: (S. 791) Sen. Sonia Chang-Diaz | (H.2308) Rep. Mary S. Keefe  (There is) ” No one policy change alone that would right the wrongs that have been done to our residents, to our high-crime neighborhoods, to our taxpayers, by a failing system… With so much at stake and so many lives in the balance. Sentencing reform is a good place to start. It defines the system, who’s going in for how long, and at what cost.” ~Senator...

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THE RED DOT RESISTANCE  On February 23rd, MCAN Organizer Danielle Williams hosted a Roxbury watch party where area residents got together to view a segment of the critically acclaimed Ava Duvernay film, “the 13th.” After, the segment was played participants engaged in a conversation around what they just viewed, the information they just gained, and the role it plays in their lives as well as the lives of their loved ones. Almost instantaneo...

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Train up a child in the way he/she should; even when they are old they will not depart from it ~Proverbs 22:6   On Thursday, February 23rd, the Youth Jobs Coalition/I have a future organization held a rally in Boston where 800 youth activists from across the state gathered in Boston at the Old South Church in Copley Square. They marched all the way to the state house where they had two messages for Governor Charlie Baker: 1st message — Fo...