Saturday, October 22, 2016

Upcoming No On Question 2 Events

This summer the Massachusetts Democratic State Committee resoundingly supported a resolution to oppose Question 2 on the ballot. NO on 2 endorsers include Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Attorney General Maura Healey, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, 196 school committees, the Massachusetts AFL-CIO, the NAACP, the Massachusetts Teachers Association, the American Federation of Teachers Massachusetts and hundreds of elected leaders, civil rights, community and faith-based organizations.
Will you stand with them for No On 2? Click HERE to pledge to vote NO on 2.
As Mayor Marty Walsh said in a recent Boston Globe column: "This ballot question is not a referendum on charter schools. It is a deeply misguided proposal that is fundamentally hostile to the progress of school improvement, the financial health of municipalities, and the principle of local control. I urge everyone to join me on Nov. 8 in voting ‘no’ on Question 2. Then we can get to work — together — to improve all our schools."
With Massachusetts early vote starting on Monday, October 24, I invite you to get involved in this important campaign today. Become involved now by clicking HERE to volunteer, get a bumper sticker, or a lawn sign or join us at our two upcoming events:
  • Swampscott Rally Sunday, October 23 with the AFT MA, MTA, Mass. AFL-CIO President Tolman, Auditor Bump and other guests. Click HERE to RSVP. The rally will begin at 12:15 PM in Linscott Park, 17 Monument Avenue in Swampscott. Immediately following the rally there will be an opportunity to canvass.
  • Boston Rally Tuesday, November 1 with Councilors Tito Jackson and Ayanna Pressley and other special guests. The rally will begin at 6:30 PM at Prince Hall Lodge, 24 Washington St., Dorchester (just out of Grove Hall). Click HERE to RSVP for the Dorchester event.

If you need additional information about the events or have any questions about #NoOn2 please feel free to call 617-460-7337 or email

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