Governor Baker, Prioritize Environmental Justice

Dear Governor Baker,

As you know, on November 25 of last year Governor Deval Patrick signed into law an Executive Order #552 on Environmental Justice which decrees that state agencies designate resources to protect the health, safety and environment for the most vulnerable residents of the Commonwealth. It recognizes that low-income communities, communities of color and communities with limited English-proficiency live in areas with greater exposure to environmental health hazards.

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Latinidad: A Construction of Our Personal Identity


Environmental Justice Must Be A Priority For Massachusetts


“Let us march on ‘til victory is won”


CDM's New Year's Resolutions

The mad frenzy that comes to characterize election season has at long last come to a close, and the College Democrats of Massachusetts look to join Democrats and Republicans across the Commonwealth in moving forward this spring with the goal of working to keep Massachusetts squarely in the leadership business. 

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College Dems Stand With Pregnant Workers

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As a part of the College Democrats of Massachusetts's #Lobby2Win Strategy, we've endorsed the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act. We are currently behind 11 states (including Texas and Alaska) with legislation protecting the rights of pregnant workers. This #ForeverBlueBlog post is written by Jessica Avery, Co-Chair of the Mt. Holyoke College Dems

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Gay Rights- Looking Beyond Marriage

As courts around the country hand down more and more rulings in favor of marriage equality for same-sex couples, it is important to keep in mind that marriage is only one small part of the wider struggle for gay rights and freedoms in the United States.

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Was 2014 the "Year of the Woman?"

This past election, American voters elected an unprecedented number of women to Congress.  For the first time ever, 100 women serve as Representatives and Senators.  But should we celebrate this as a momentous achievement?

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The Militarization of Law Enforcement and the Moneyed Interests Behind It

The gradual militarization of our police has been on a lot of people’s minds recently. A big component of this has been the transfer of military-grade equipment from the Department of Defense to local law enforcement agencies: armored vehicles, armored drones, silencers, automatic weapons, and stun grenades are being stockpiled in the armories of small towns that have no practical use for them. 

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LGBT Representation Matters- in More Ways than One


PRESS RELEASE: Your Voice, Your Vote College Tour with Congressman Joe Kennedy

Why should students vote in the midterm elections? What is really at stake? The College Democrats of Massachusetts invite you to hear from Congressman Kennedy at campuses across the commonwealth about the importance of student activism and why we need to re-elect Democrats this November.

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