January 17, 2019 NOTE: As of this writing we have still not heard back from Rep. Hill’s office regarding scheduling a meeting in-district. Attending: Rep. Hill, Chris (staff), Ruby (staff) Constituents: Terri Davidson, Lauren Gomes, Pavica Kneedler, Charise Rohm Nulsen, Sharon Schiffer, Bambi Snodgrass, Renee from Healthquarters We met with Rep. Hill and his legislative aides at noon. The agenda: Healthy Youth Act The … Continue reading Minutes From Sexual Health Lobby Day – Meeting With Rep. Brad Hill
I, like many of you, want my life back. I want time to be able to enjoy my weekend - maybe reading a book, maybe walking on the beach, maybe going to a yoga retreat. I want to garden, travel, explore new ideas. I want to take a class - maybe learn to draw, maybe … Continue reading A Formidable Force
Here is a list of actions for this week. Choose 1 or 2 that you can do this week. It will take all of us to win this. ========================================================================= Monday: Call your Senator regarding AVR! It should be up for a vote on 7/10 or 7/11. We are almost there! Find your senator here: https://malegislature.gov/Legislators/Members/Senate … Continue reading Actions for Week of 7/9-7/15 to Save Our Democracy!
Continuing our introduction of our strong, informed, active candidates running for State Rep on the North Shore in 2018 - allow me to introduce Allison Gustavson, candidate for 4th Essex. Stay informed about Allison's campaign, and find out how you can help at AllisonGustavson.com Why are you running for State Representative/why should I vote for … Continue reading Introducing Allison Gustavson: Candidate for State Rep in 4th Essex (Manchester, Topsfield, Rowley, Ipswich, Hamilton)
Hooray! Take a moment to savor this small victory, because the bigger victories all begin with a tiny move in the right direction. A HUGE shout out to everyone who worked so hard to get this bill passed in the House - everyone who wrote a postcard (or 10), called their Rep. once (or 15 … Continue reading VICTORY! Extreme Risk Protection Order Passes the House!
Please consider supporting this endeavor which will benefit every citizen in Rowley. Write a letter of support, send an email, or attend a meeting. Email contacts: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org Mailing address: Rowley Planning Board 39 Central Street P. O. Box 714 Rowley, MA 01969 by Bonni Berkowitz, Rowley Solar, LLC My mom Barbara and I … Continue reading Community Solar Array in Rowley, MA
I am livid. I was literally shaking with anger on Thursday. And yet again, I am overwhelmed with feelings of despair. Another week - another mass murder in the United States. Another school massacre: 17 kids murdered. (Yes, murdered. I am done using euphemisms. Call it what it is - Do not avert your eyes - … Continue reading BEACON HILL: Pass Common Sense Gun Laws NOW!
I don’t know how many times I’ve heard some variation of this from friends & acquaintances...”I’m so glad that I live in such a progressive state. Massachusetts is doing such a great job.” Well, sorry to say this, but reality bites. We just lost a state senate election to a Pro-Life, anti-Planned Parenthood Republican. He … Continue reading Let’s not rest on our laurels MA: we need AVR now!
Our new project at Freedom North Shore will be to help get Automatic Voter Registration, or AVR, passed. We fight battles about issues every day, it seems, but VOTING IS THE WAR. Without voting, and electing people that truly represent us, we lose the battles and the war. And our right to vote is under … Continue reading Automatic Voter Registration (S373/H2091)
I made this recipe last night and it was DELICIOUS! This is from Vegan Risha- fast & easy too! I used veggie broth, not water. You can also use 1 cup nondairy milk and 1/2 cup water. I left out the Serrano because I didn’t have one & it was spicy, but not too hot. … Continue reading Meatless Monday: Chickpeas & Potatoes in Green Curry Sauce