Massachusetts

Elected officials:

Legal and anti-discrimination resources:

  • ACLU of Massachusetts
  • CAIR Massachusetts (“Enhance the understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding”)
  • Disability Law Center of Massachusetts (“Provide legal advocacy on disability issues that promote the fundamental rights of all people with disabilities to participate fully and equally in the social and economic life of Massachusetts”)
  • GLAD (“End discrimination based on sexual orientation, HIV status, and gender identity and expression”)
  • Greater Boston Legal Services (“Provide free legal assistance to as many low-income families as possible to help them secure some of the most basic necessities of life”)
  • Human Rights Campaign, Massachusetts (“Fights for LGBTQ equality in Massachusetts alongside state and local groups and lawmakers”)
  • Massachusetts Immigration and Refugee Advocacy Coalition (“MIRA provides members, policy makers, and the media with timely and accurate analysis of immigration law, policy, and budget items at both the federal and state levels.”)
  • MassEquality (“Grassroots advocacy organization working to ensure that everyone across Massachusetts can thrive from cradle to grave without discrimination and oppression based on sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.”)
  • Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition (“Advocacy, education, and community-building organization that works to end discrimination on the basis of gender identity and expression.”)

Media, blogs, and online resources:

Organizations:

  • Bay State Stonewall Democrats (“Advocates within the Democratic Party on behalf of the GLBT community”)
  • Cambridge-Somerville for Change (“Promoting economic fairness, comprehensive health care reform, creating policies that conserve energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, provide for fair and adequate access to public transportation, and promoting in-state tuition for immigrant youth.”)
  • Clean Water Action Massachusetts (“Organizes strong grassroots groups and coalitions, and campaigns to elect environmental candidates and to solve environmental and community problems.”)
  • Common Cause Massachusetts (“An independent voice for change and a watchdog against corruption and abuse of power.” Nationally, Common Cause serves as a “grassroots organization dedicated to upholding the core values of American democracy” — which includes critical work like fighting gerrymandering.)
  • Community Works (“A local non-profit striving for systemic community change”)
  • Drinking Liberally, Massachusetts
  • Emerge Massachusetts (“Women leaders for a democratic future”)
  • Environmental League of Massachusetts (“Combating climate change and protecting our land, water, and public health.”)
  • Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment (“Maintain and enhance environmental quality in the Gulf of Maine to allow for sustainable resource use by existing and future generations.”)
  • Indivisible (“Demystify congressional advocacy. Support the community of local groups putting the Indivisible Guide into action.”)
  • Mass Alliance (“Coalition for political and advocacy organizations that work together to build a progressive Massachusetts.”)
  • Massachusetts AFL-CIO
  • Massachusetts Democratic Party
  • NARAL Pro-Choice Massachusetts (“Advancing reproductive freedom for women and families in the Commonwealth.”)
  • Political Research Associates (Local think tank: “challenging the right, advancing social justice”)
  • Progressive Democrats of Massachusetts (“Concerned citizens organized to promote social justice, political reform, and progressive values throughout the Commonwealth. We focus on local and state-level issues.”)
  • Progressive Massachusetts (“Committed to organization-building in all areas of the state, educating and training progressive activists, creating opportunities for ongoing engagement, working to elect more progressives to public office, and continually holding all elected officials accountable for their positions on issues of importance to the people of Massachusetts.”)
  • Raise Up Massachusetts (“A grassroots coalition of community organizations, religious groups, and labor unions committed to building an economy that works for all of us.”)
  • Showing Up for Racial Justice (“Through community organizing, mobilizing, and education, SURJ moves white people to act as part of a multi-racial majority for justice with passion and accountability.”)
  • Stand for Children (“Ensure that all children, regardless of their background, graduate from high school prepared for, and with access to, college or career training.”)

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