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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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On October 29th, MCAN hosted our 30th Anniversary Celebration, and enjoyed an evening gathering with grassroots leaders, donors, elected officials, business leaders, and allies including unions and community organizations. You can see more pictures from the event on our Facebook page. Boston Mayor Marty Walsh and Secretary Jay Ash, Governor Baker’s Secretary of Housing and Economic Development, both gave heart-felt remarks and commended our w...

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This weekend, our leaders prayed and rallied at the Suffolk County jail, and 25 Catholic leaders visited the Pope in Philadelphia. Check out the live posts from Philadelphia on our twitter, and pictures from Friday’s prison protest vigil on our facebook page. On Friday, our leaders rallied at the Suffolk County House of Correction jail to connect the issue of our work of the Jobs Not Jails campaign to the Pope’s prison visit in Philade...

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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...