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*Review list of chapter events, here. NB: Calendars are maintained by individual chapters and may not be complete. Be in touch with chapters leads if you think info is missing *

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State-wide events, and some chapter meetings, with RSVP's will be posted here.

Chapters and local organizers often maintain their own calendars; make sure you're plugged in to the organizers in your region to make sure you're connected to the efforts in your community!: 1. Sign up for our list with your address, 2. Contact us directly if you want to engage more directly with local organizers! We'll put you in touch. 


 

Watertown: "What is the Role of the Media in Our Democracy"

Sunday, April 02, 2017 at 02:00 PM · 10 rsvps
Watertown Public Library in Watertown, MA

Please join us on April 2nd to discuss the role of media in our democracy.

Progressive Watertown will host a discussion between four journalists and the public. David King, Senior Lecturer in Public Policy at Harvard’s Kennedy School, will moderate the forum. Participating journalists are:

􏰀Bruce Gellerman, WBUR reporter and commentator
􏰀Joshua Miller, political reporter for The Boston Globe
􏰀Michele McPhee, commentator and reporter, the Boston Herald and

WABC-TV
􏰀Nick Osborne, Digital Producer for The Boston Globe

Audience members will be encouraged to ask questions and interact with the panel’s participants. 


Pioneer Valley April Meeting

Wednesday, April 05, 2017 at 06:00 PM
Gateway City Arts in Holyoke, MA

Wowsers. We just formed last month, and already we’ve got eight sophisticated and deep diving working groups (see below). And it’s clear we are more than these working groups. We are a critical mass of regular people united by an overarching progressive vision, ready to mobilize anywhere threats emerge. That’s power.

These working groups have developed action plans and will continue meeting: 
• Climate justice (in partnership with the Springfield Climate Justice Coalition)
• Economic justice (in partnership with Raise Up Massachusetts and Massachusetts Fair Share)
• Anti-hate and immigration policy (led by Adam Gomez, Springfield Ward 1 City Councilor and Holyoke City Councilor Jossie Valentín, and in partnership with American Friends Service Committee of Western Massachusetts)
• Reproductive justice (led by Holyoke City Councilor Nelson Roman and Amaad Rivera)
• Education reform (led by Lily Newman)
Criminal justice reform (in partnership with Neighbor to Neighbor Massachusetts Action Fund’s School-to-Prison Pipeline campaign)
• Impeach Trump (in partnership with Free Speech For People)
If you haven’t heard from your group leader yet, let us know and we’ll connect you.

We will be talking about consolidating efforts, and at least combining our monthly meetings, with several other regional organizations, so be prepared for a bigger crowd! And we are also excited about developing an anti-Semitism/Islamophobia breakout for next month. 


Breakfast Fundraiser

Thursday, April 06, 2017 at 08:00 AM · $65.00 USD
MTA Building in Boston, MA

Every day, we are fighting for Massachusetts. From Beacon Hill to the Berkshires, Progressive Massachusetts is working to advance our legislative agenda for everyone in the Commonwealth. We mean everyone. Workers, families, immigrants -- we want to build a Massachusetts that is as diverse as it is inclusive.

That’s why we want to invite everyone, including you, to our Breakfast Fundraiser featuring guest speakers Massachusetts Teachers Association President Barbara Madeloni and State Senator Jamie Eldridge.

 


Progressive Needham - Chapter Meeting

Friday, April 07, 2017 at 06:00 PM · 17 rsvps
The Kirks' Home in Needham, MA

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Progressive Needham chapter meeting --EVERYONE WELCOME!! 

Needham voting members will receive agenda in advance of meeting.

We will discuss/vote on basic governance and issues/program and action plans. 

PLEASE ALSO: SAVE THE DATE for May 3 Lobby Day on Beacon Hill
(RSVP at link. Needham will organize as a chapter contingent of Progressive Mass) 


Downtown Progs Chapter Meeting

Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 06:30 PM
Encuentro 5 in Boston, MA

more info tba! 


Lobby Day

Wednesday, May 03, 2017 at 09:00 AM · 10 rsvps

Mark your calendar, and organize your contingent to make change at the source: lawmakers. 

Don't miss Progressive Mass's Lobby Day on May 3rd from 9:00-3:00.

Hear from progressive state legislators about the bills we support!

Learn the details about our legislative agenda!

Then meet with your state legislators and let them know these bills are important to you and why. Now's the time we can really make a difference and build the momentum we need to pass these bills. Join with us to create a truly Progressive Massachusetts!

Chapter Leads: save the date, inform membership, and start planning! 
Questions: Contact PM Issues Cmte (PMIC): issues@progressivemass.com



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