News and Announcements

Criminal Justice Reform WG

  • Friday, February 6th, 2015 at 8:30am - 9:30am
    Location: Conference Call

    Continue work on prioritizing area/s of focus on this issue to bring to members:

    in the…

Forum on Racial Justice

  • Tuesday, February 17th, 2015 at 6pm - 8pm
    Location: Wheelock College, Ladd Room, 43 Hawes Street, Brookline

    Massachusetts Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers presents the Martin Luther…

2nd Annual Men for Choice Event

  • Monday, February 9th, 2015 at 6pm - 8pm
    Location: MAST', Boston, 45 Province Street

    Join NARAL Pro-Choice Massachusetts to celebrate some of their most dedicated male allies.…

Revenue Reform WG

  • Wednesday, February 4th, 2015 at TBD
    Location: Conference Call

    Continuing PDM's short-term Working Group looking into what role we should be playing in…

"Why Somerville Matters" - Somerville Democratic City Committee

  • Thursday, January 29th, 2015 at 7pm - 9pm
    Location: VNA, 259 Lowell St, Somerville, MA 02144

    http://www.somdems.org/sddc_meeting_why_somerville_matters

Campaign finance workgroup conference call

  • Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015 at 2pm - 3pm
    Location: Contact jlippitt@verizon.net for call in info

    We will continue our discussion. See the Campaign Finance Forum for more info.

Revenue Reform WG

  • Wednesday, January 28th, 2015 at 7pm - 8pm
    Location: Conference Call

    PDM's short-term Working Group looking into what role we should be playing in advancing revenue…

Criminal Justice Reform WG

  • Friday, January 30th, 2015 at 8:30am - 9:15am
    Location: Conference Call

    Conference call of the short-term Working Group looking into what role PDM could play in…

PDM Energy & Environment Working Group

  • Sunday, February 1st, 2015 at 12pm - 1pm
    Location: Conference Call

    Our next conference call will be Sunday, 2/1, at noon. If you'd like to join the working…

PDM Campaign Finance Working Group Call

  • Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 at 2pm - 3pm
    Location: Conference Call

    Our next conference call will be Tues., 1/27, at 2:00 pm. If you'd like to join the working…

CANCELED: Public Hearing of the #FBRC

  • Saturday, January 24th, 2015 at 11am - 1pm
    Location: Auditorium, Nashoba Regional High School, 12 Green Road, Bolton 01740

    Public Hearing of the Foundation Budget Review Commission scheduled for Saturday, January 24…

Global Divestment Day

  • Thursday, February 12th, 2015 at 10am - 5pm
    Location: State House

    The 350Mass Divestment Campaign has announced plans to participate for an all-day event at the…

Public Hearing of the Foundation Budget Review Commission (FBRC)

  • Saturday, January 10th, 2015 at 11am - 1pm
    Location: Northampton High School Auditorium, 380 Elm Street, Northampton

Music for Peace

  • Saturday, January 31st, 2015 at 7:30pm - 10:30pm
    Location: Harvard-Epworth Methodist Church

    Mass Alliance coalition member, Mass Peace Action hosts all-Mendelssohn program to benefit the…

Brookline Climate Week

  • Monday, February 2nd, 2015 at 7pm - 8:30pm Tuesday, February 10th
    Location: Multiple locations in Brookline

    This is a nine-day program full of events and activities about how citizens and communities can…

RESCHEDULED: Sexual Health Lobby Day

  • Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015 at 9:30am - 2pm
    Location: State House, Boston

    This event was rescheduled due to the snow and will be held at the Boston State House on…

GET OUT THE VOTE

Posted by Member 1f377ce, Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 @ 8:31pm


  • GOTV for Question 4 – Between now and Election Day the Raise-up campaign  will hubdial call likely supporters using a new script to get out the vote.  Training sessions with  the new script are scheduled daily at 3:45 and 6 PM. To join either training, please call in to 712-775-7200 and use passcode 380546. 
    To canvass or phone bank sign up at  
    http://yeson4ma.org/GOTVShiftSignup
    Contact Alex Lach 
    alex@field-first.com
     
    Canvass Lexington for Martha Coakley/ Coordinated Campaign with Literature/DoorHangers
    Phone banks with Hubdialer and paper lists
    Saturday November 1 and Sunday November 2, 2014
    Two shifts:  10AM   and  4 PM; come any time 10AM-5 PM and you’ll be fit you in!
    Staging Location: LDTC Office, 172 Bedford Street, Lexington, MA
    (Please park on Reed Street or adjacent streets) 
    Contact: Eileen Zalisk 
    zalisk@aol.com 617-285-0383
                    Margaret Coppe 
    mecoppe@gmail.com 781-862-2637
     
    Help Re-Elect Ken Gordon 
    Canvasses
    Saturday 11/1 @ 10am and 1pm
    Sunday 11/2 @ 11am and 2pm
    Meet at Campaign Headquarters (278 Cambridge St, Burlington)
     
    Phone Banks @ Campaign Headquarters 
    Thursday 10/30 from 5-8pm
    Saturday 11/1 10am-5pm
    Sunday 11/2 12-4pm
    Monday 11/3 10am-8pm
        OR 
    Make calls @ home online EVERYDAY from 10am-9pm

     

Canvass with Maura Healy and more

Posted by Member 1f377ce, Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 @ 9:36pm

  • This Saturday, October 25 Maura Healy will be in Lexington with the coordinated campaign.

    Saturday October 25, 2014 (12:00PM and 3:00 PM)
    Canvass for Martha Caokley/Coordinated Campaign and Ballot Questions
    Special Guest Maura Healy will speak before the 12:00 PM canvass
    LDTC Office, 172 Bedford Street, Lexington, MA
    (Please park on Reed Street or adjacent streets)  

    Sunday October 26, 2014 (11:00 AM and 2:00 PM)
    Canvass for Martha Coakley/ Coordinated Campaign + Ballot Questions
    LDTC Office, 172 Bedford Street, Lexington, MA
    (Please park on Reed Street or adjacent streets).
    Contact Eileen Zalisk zalisk@aol.com

    Distribute PDM’s position flyer on the four ballot initiatives NO –YES- YES –YES in conjunction with your canvassing between now and the Nov. Election. The flyer is available for downloading here. 

     
     
    Make calls from home for Question 4. The Raise-up campaign is running three HubDialer phonebanks this week on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday with shifts from 12 - 1:30, 1:30 - 3, 4 - 5:30, 5:30 - 7, 7 - 8:30 PM. The HubDialer is a fast, super easy phone banking tool that you can use from anywhere, including your home or office. All you need is a phone and a computer or tablet with an internet connection. Trainings on how to use the HubDialer are held  at 3:45 on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday. To join the training, please call in to 712-775-7200 and use access code 380546. Contact Alex Lach  alex@field-first.com.


Join Maura Healey and Governor Patrick for Door-to-Door Canvassing on Sunday and more!

Posted by Member 18aa9bc, Thursday, October 16th, 2014 @ 8:57pm

  • This Sunday, October 19th, Maura Healey is knocking doors for Martha Coakley and the coordinated campaign in Acton/Maynard and in Somerville. 
     
    Join an Acton & Maynard Door-to-Door Canvass with Maura Healey!
    Sunday, October 19th, 1:00pm
    Campaign Headquarters, 74 Main Street, Maynard
    To RSVP, please contact Joe Beebe at 
    joe@maurahealey.com.

    Join Deval Patrick & Maura Healey for a Somerville Door-to-Door Canvass!
    Sunday, October 19th, 4:00pm
    In front of Porter Square Books, 25 White St, Cambridge (Porter Square)
    To RSVP, please contact Margie Pullo at 
    margie@maurahealey.com.
     
     
    Distribute PDM’s position flyer on the four ballot initiatives NO –YES- YES –YES in conjunction with your canvassing between now and the November election. The flyer is available for downloading here.

     
     
    Make calls from home for Question 4. The
    Raise-up campaign is running three HubDialer phonebanks each week. The HubDialer is a fast, super easy phone banking tool that you can use from anywhere, including your home or office. All you need is a phone and a computer or tablet with an internet connection. Trainings on how to use the HubDialer are held each session. Sign up for a shift here. 
     

    Canvass for Ken Gordon, who is seeking reelection to the House from Bedford, Burlington and Wilmington. Canvasses start at his Burlington headquarters, 238 Cambridge St, every Saturday and Sunday at 2 pm. Contact kerry@reelectkengordon.org.

    Thank you

PDM Positions on Ballot Questions: NO - YES - YES - YES

Posted by Member 18aa9bc, Monday, October 13th, 2014 @ 12:47pm

  • PDM's members have voted to take the following positions on the four questions on the November 4 state ballot:

    NO on Question 1 -- Retain current law to protect our roads & infrastructure

    YES on Question 2 -- Extend the Bottle Deposit Bill to non-carbonated beverages

    YES on Question 3 -- Repeal the Casino Legislation

    YES on Question 4 -- Provide Earned Sick Time for all workers

    For more details, see our flier on the ballot questions here.

    Please make two-sided copies of this flyer and distribute them widely.  Please use them in conjunction with any other canvassing you are doing for the Nov. 4 election.


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