Sample Language to Support the Safe Communities Act

Pass a resolution supporting the Safe Communities Act in your city/town, or in your organization. Then share your resolution with us by emailing safecommunities@afscwm.org! Here is sample language, also available as a Word Document or PDF. In Support of the Massachusetts Safe Communities Act WHEREAS immigration enforcement in the United States was explicitly established as the…

No More War, Give Peace a Chance, Monday April 17th, Pat*Riot's Day Rally, Meet Up at 11 a.m. Bridge St. School, Route 9 Northampton, 12 noon, Anti-war peace "riot" in Pulaski Park, Speak Up and Sing-out against War and Military Spending, more info at: northamptoncommittee.org afscwm.org

Pat*RIOT’s Day Rally

We call upon all people of conscience to resist society’s increasing acceptance of war as a normal condition. U.S. militarism is inextricably entwined with global white supremacy and economic injustices. War and increased militarism are responsible for tens of millions of displaced people and refugees, famine and accelerating climate change. The carbon footprint of the…

Sign the Petition for Safe Communities!

The Safe Communities Act of Massachusetts (currently S.1305 in the state legislature) would: Ensure no state support for a Muslim registry. Prohibits access to information in state databases for use in any federal registry program based on national origin, religion or other protected characteristics. Ensures Basic Due Process Rights for people detained in state and…

16th Annual "Walk for a New Spring", Sanctuary City Sanctuary World, March 12 2017 - April 8, 2017, Please join us for the organizing or to walk part of the way or pilgrimage all the way on this journey of transformation. For more information or to volunteer your time and energy to this effort contact Timm Bullock, walk organizer, 413-485-8469, walk4anewspring@gmail.com , www.newenglandpeacepagoda.org , Endorsers: Arise for Social Justice, Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space, Louis D. Brown Peace Institute, Mass Peace Action, Merrimack Valley People for Peace, North-shore Coalition for Peace and Justice, Salem Peace Committee, Traprock Center for Peace and Justice, United for Justice with Peace, Veterans for Peace, Western Mass American Friends Service Committee

16th Annual “Walk for a New Spring”

Beginning on March 12th, the New England Peace Pagoda will begin a 27 day pilgrimage in Amherst Massachusetts. They will finish in Washington D.C. on April 8th. This walk is titled “Sanctuary City, Sanctuary World” Participants will be breaking for lunch at the First Congregational Church of Hadley from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  They…