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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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Thank you to everyone who joined us last Thursday night for ECCO’s Annual Celebration! It was a wonderful night full of moving testimonies and hope about what we can accomplish when we organize together, as well as some relationship building and a fun (but hard) game of Telephone by Angela Arce! Thank you to every member of ECCO, for your hard work and commitment to justice this past year. For those of you who weren’t able to join us – ...

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This fall, MCAN collected 22,000 signatures – the second most signatures of any organization – and with all of our partners at Raise Up Massachusetts, we collected more than 158,000 signatures to qualify for the ballot our constitutional amendment to raise $1.5 billion in revenue by raising taxes on annual income over $1 million.  That was a crucial first step. Next up is securing the support of 25% of state legislators. Our first sh...

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A Time of Reflection and Recommitment to Justice In the Jewish community, we are heading next week into the High Holidays.  It is a time of year when we reflect on our actions, reevaluate our lives, and recommit ourselves toward living holier and more just lives.  As we fast on Yom Kippur, we listen to God’s call in Isaiah 58, saying that our fasting and worship is meaningless if our commitment to God does not drive us to feed the hungry, clo...