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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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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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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...