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With the support of leaders, organizers, and volunteers across the state – in congregations and supermarkets – MCAN collected over 22,000 signatures (the most of any 501c3 org)! What a victory. As a coalition, Raise Up MA collected over 155,000 signatures, and volunteers just finished driving the petition forms to 351 city & town halls across the state. Next: Join us for a turn-in rally at 11:30AM Dec. 1, 2015 at the State House,...

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The Youth Jobs Coalition (YJC) is experiencing a major transformation. We realized that what we had been doing, though effective in small ways, was not enough. Now, our youth leaders are shifting to a new kind of movement, and we need your help. As Ashley Delva, one of our teen leaders says: “Why is there always guaranteed funding for jails in the state budget but not guaranteed funding for youth jobs? We need to challenge that.” Will you joi...

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Overview: The Youth Jobs Coalition and #IHaveAFuture Movement are seeking a multimedia organizer to support communications around our youth-led movement work. We have a 7 year history of organizing young people in the state of Massachusetts. During this time period, we have organized 1000+ person rallies and have won tens of millions of dollars in state funding for youth employment. But recognizing that organizing for state budget line items is...

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Tomorrow afternoon we will be standing in unison with Pope Francis as he celebrates mass on the US – Mexico border where people will be gathered to pray on both sides of the fence that divides many immigrant families. ECCO leaders and 29 co-sponsoring organizations will protest at the offices of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) this Wednesday Feb. 17 at 3:30PM. While visiting Philadelphia, Pope Francis’ declared, “Families have a c...