Notes from the Field...

...occasionally feature, from the work of our grassroots member activists and our chapters.

CSFC Pi(e) Day

CSFC held a Pi(e) Day event on March 14th (Pi --3.14 -- Day!) to eat and talk about growing and sharing the pie with other activists!

 

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Inequality for All = Mobilizing in Wellesley!

IFA.jpgOn Saturday, Progressive Needham, Progressive Newton, and the Wellesley and Needham Democratic Town Committees sponsored a screening of Robert Reich’s Inequality For All, which explores how the middle class and working poor are being systematically squeezed by an economic system ruled by privileged elites and corporations, and abetted by politics corrupted by money.

Over 80 people came to watch the film, and participate in dialogue afterward with Mac D’Alessandro, about the scale of the problem and how we start mobilizing to make changes. (take a look at the Storify of the event!)

 

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Busy Progressive Newton!

Progressive Newton has been busy in the early months of 2014! An update from Robert Fitzpatrick.

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Mount Holyoke Hubdialer

Progressive Massachusetts worked with Mount Holyoke Democrats to make calls for the Raise Up MA Campaign. Here's what they have to say.

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Needham Holds In-District Meeting with Rep Garlick

Progressive Needham kicked off the new year by visiting Representative Garlick for the Raise Up MA campaign. We discussed raising the minimum wage without cutting unemployment insurance.

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Medford Meets with Progressive Champion Sciortino

Medford activists worked long and hard on the Carl Sciortino for US Congress campaign, a Progressive Massachusetts’ endorsed candidate. While he did not win, we now get to keep him in the Massachusetts state legislature!

And we have been keeping him accountable to his progressive platform!

Medford activists have been actively working for economic justice issues. We met with Representative Sciortino on January 13th to discuss raising the minimum wage without cutting unemployment benefits.

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Malden/Melrose Gearing Up

Activists in Malden and Melrose watched the State of the Commonwealth and State of the Union speeches together, building a progressive community and discussing how the priorities related to the economic and social justice issues championed by Progressive Malden/Melrose.

Malden activist Linda Thorsen wrote a column in the local paper urging her community to participate in politics. You can read it here.

 

 

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