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April 24, 2017
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
WHAT: Worcester Democratic City Committee MeetingWHERE: mapLeo's Ristorante
11 Leo Truro Way, Worcester, MA 01604

General Meeting. Local elections update.

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April 24, 2017
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
WHAT: Northampton Dem City Committee Platform MeetingWHERE: mapJFK Middle School
100 Bridge Road, Florence, MA 01062

4/24/2017- 7:00 pm: Northampton JFK Middle School, 100 Bridge Rd, Florence, MA 01062

The Massachusetts Democratic Party platform is a statement of party values and reflects the current policy positions of the party.

The statewide Platform Committee will be drafting the proposed 2017 state party platform, which will be voted on by the delegation at the June 3rd State Convention.

The most recent edition of the Party platform is the 2013 platform is at http://massdems.org/files/2013_MDP_Platform_FINAL.pdf

Local platform hearings are an opportunity for individuals to offer testimony about what they would like to see included in the 2017 platform. The Party will collect this testimony and use it to inform the platform committee during the drafting process.

If you are unable to attend a hearing or were unable to offer testimony at a hearing, please submit written testimony here: http://bit.ly/2017writtentestimony Written testimony should include your name, address, email and phone number and be in a PDF or Word document format.

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April 29, 2017, 10:30 a.m. -
April 30, 2017, 2:00 a.m.
WHAT: People's Climate March DCWHERE:map Worcester State University
486 Chandler Street, Worcester, MA 01602

On April 29, people from all over the country will come together for a powerful mobilization to fight back against Trump and Congress’ attacks on our climate, our communities, and our jobs.

A local coalition of labor unions, environmental justice groups, faith organizations, youth groups, and climate activism groups is coming together to send hundreds of people from the Boston area to the People's Climate Mobilization on April 29 in Washington, DC.

We will definitely have bus pick-ups and drop-offs at Alewife Station, Park St Station, Worcester State University, First Unitarian Society of Franklin, Braintree Town Hall, Salem State University, and either JP or Brookline.

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April 29, 2017
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
WHAT: Greenfield Climate RallyWHERE: mapEnergy Park
50 Miles Street, Greenfield, MA 01301

Climate change denial is a threat to the future of our planet, the safety of our communities, and the health of our families.

The new administration has attacked the hard-won protections of our climate, health, and communities, and the rights of people of color, workers, indigenous people, immigrants, women, LGBTQIA, young people, and more.

We've fought back with a wave of protests larger than at almost any other point in history — let's make sure that we mark the 100th day of his presidency with another mass action that stands up for our communities.

Join us on April 29th at 10:30-noon at the Energy Park on Miles St. Let's rally together.

Contact [email protected] for more information.

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April 29, 2017
3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
WHAT: Western Mass Climate MarchWHERE: mapFederal Courthouse
300 State Street, Springfield, MA

Western MA and beyond! Join the Springfield Climate Justice Coalition on April 29 as Western Mass marches for Climate, Jobs and Justice. We will be part of the People's Climate March happening around the country that day.

WHY WE ARE MARCHING: On the 100th Day of the Trump Administration, we will be in the streets of Springfield, Washington D.C. and in other cities across the nation to show the world and our leaders that we will resist attacks on our people, our communities and our planet.

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April 30, 2017
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
WHAT: Brookfield Platform MeetingWHERE: mapBrookfield Inn
8 West Main Street, Brookfield, MA 01506

These meetings are scheduled by local Democratic Committees, DSC members and Democratic organizations. We have requested notes from the organizers to include testimony from these hearings in our drafting process for the Massachusetts Democratic Party Platform.

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May 1, 2017
12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
WHAT: Western Mass May Day CelebrationWHERE: mapHampton Court
20 Hampton Street, Northampton, MA

Strike to Defend Immigrants, Refugees, and All Workers!

Northampton to Springfield and back to Northampton -

12:00: Potluck Lunch – 20 Hampton Ave #200, Northampton, MA 1:30: Northampton March 5:30: Springfeild March. 1515 Main Street (ICE Office) 6:00: March to Springfield City Hall 6:30: Springfield City Council Meeting Speak Out 8:00: Dance Party- Haymarket Café 185 Main Street, Northampton

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May 1, 2017
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
WHAT: Worcester May Day Rally WHERE: mapWorcester City Hall
455 Main Street, Worcester, MA 01608

Annual Worcester Community-Labor Coalition Mayday rally. 4pm -- GATHER & TABLES 4:30pm -- SPEAKERS

WORKER & IMMIGRANT RIGHTS Please support our Worcester campaigns!

⚫ Community Benefit Agreements ⚫ PCBs in the Worc. Public Schools ⚫ Safe Campuses for all immigrants ⚫ Jobs Not Jails ⚫ Fight for $15

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May 1, 2017
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
WHAT: Immigrant & May Day Celebration w/ Rep. Mary KeeWHERE: mapGeorge's Coney Island
158 Southbridge Street, Worcester, MA 01608

Join Rep. Mary Keefe, organized labor leaders, union members and Worcester immigrant community leaders in celebrating this important day.

Let's celebrate Mayday together!

Tell me what democracy looks like This is what democracy looks like!

What's disgusting? Union busting!

Escucha, escucha Estamos en la lucha!

This is a low-key event. Everyone is welcome. Donations accepted to support Mary's campaign and ongoing work.

On-line contributions accepted: https://secure.actblue.com/contribute/page/marykeefe

May 1, 2017
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
WHAT: Pelham Platform MeetingWHERE: mapPelham Library, Ramsdell Room
2 South Valley Road, Pelham, MA

Sponsored by the Pelham Democratic Town Committee. Special Guests Rep. Solomon Goldstein-Rose and State Democratic Party Committee member Chuck Battle. All are welcome regardless of residence.

Contact: Judy Eiseman, [email protected], (413) 230-9771

May 3, 2017
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
WHAT: Worcester City Councilor Sarai Rivera KickoffWHERE: mapBadoux Lounge
802 Main Street, Worcester, MA 01610

Let's keep our favorite City Councilor in office! Join us for our campaign kick-off. Celebrating our victories, music, dancing, food, friends, and fun.

If you are unable to attend but would still like to make an investment in our campaign donations can be made:

On-Line Donations: https://secure.actblue.com/contribute/page/sarai

Checks/Mailed: Committee to Elect Sarai Rivera, P.O. Box 30722, Worcester, MA 01603

May 7, 2017
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
WHAT: Sierra Club Activist TrainingWHERE: mapTatnuck Booksellers
18 Lyman Street, Westborough, MA

Engaging presentation of Sierra Club's effective activist training. We will get you up to speed on some state clean energy policies, and then give you the tools you need to effectively advocate with your elected officials.

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