TONIGHT! Lowell Pipeline Resistance Organizing Meeting

Thursday, April 5, 2018, 5:45-7:45pm, Christ Church United, 1 Bartlett Street, Lowell

To those who are ready to STOP THIS PIPELINE: Join us for our next organizing meeting! We’re continuing to build our power and make moves to make sure Colonial Gas (National Grid) doesn’t get what they want: to build a brand new, $30 million gas pipeline through our community. Not in anybody’s back yard! Colonial Gas: You shall not pass.

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Town Hall for Our Lives

Saturday, April 7th, 11am-1pm, Boys and Girls Club of Greater Lowell, 657 Middlesex Street, Lowell

On Saturday, students across the country will meet with their representatives to ask what they are doing to support the gun reform movement. During the Town Hall, students will meet with representatives from the 3rd and 6th districts to discuss gun reform legislation targeting both schools and communities. We encourage anyone who wishes to listen to the students and support their work to attend, and to bring along any students who may be interested in becoming part of the student-based gun reform movement.

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Help Get the Word Out About the Election Lawsuit Public Meeting

Lowell Alliance is seeking volunteers to promote April 9th’s Election Lawsuit Public Meeting in Centralville (5:30pm at the PCEA Neema Church). We’re requesting volunteers to help us by driving/walking the neighborhoods around the church to post fliers in businesses, restaurants, and laundromats so that residents see the fliers.

To volunteer, please send a message through the Lowell Alliance Facebook page:

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New Lowell High School Update Public Meeting

Thursday, April 12, 5:30-8pm, Lowell High School Cafeteria, 50 Father Morrissette Blvd, Lowell

Please join us for an information update session on the new Lowell High project and how it impacts you. The city’s project manager, Skanska USA/Perkins Eastman, will present on the final options for the Downtown location. The meeting will focus on providing updated information on the next steps the project and allowing community members to ask questions, voice concerns and ideas. Translation services and refreshments will be provided.

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Postcards for Progress – April Edition

Saturday, April 14, 10am-12pm, Coffee and Cotton, Mill No. 5, 4th Floor, 250 Jackson Street, Lowell

We’ll be writing to our elected officials and directly to voters! Open to all who want to help with progressive causes. A list of suggested topics, progressive but non-partisan, will be provided, but people are of course welcome to bring their own ideas.

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Want to Help with Sanctuary?

Assisting our immigrant community is one of the most important things you can possibly do. If you are interested in helping out with local sanctuary efforts, please email Training is provided and there is a session this coming Monday, the 9th. You can also donate to the cause here: (please write “sanctuary” in the “special notes” part of the donation form).

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A Rapid Response Rally if Mueller is Fired

If the firing happens before 2pm, the event will be held at 5pm the same day. If it happens after 2pm, the event will be held at noon the following day. Ladd and Whitney Memorial (the island outside City Hall), 309 Merrimack Street, Lowell

Nobody is above the law! Donald Trump is publicly considering firing special counsel Robert Mueller. This would be a constitutional crisis for our country. Our response in the minutes and hours following a power grab will dictate what happens next, which is why an immediate response is imperative.

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SAVE THE DATE! Solidarity Lowell April Meeting

Sunday, April 22, 5:30-7:00 PM, Christ Church United, UCC, 1 Bartlett St., Lowell (use Bartlett St entrance)

The monthly general meeting for members of Solidarity Lowell and interested guests. Our speakers this month are Harmony Wu from Progressive MA and Mike Berggren from Northeast Recovery Learning Community. Also on the agena, an update from the Trust Act/Outreach subcommittee, a new phonebanking group, further training based on what we learned from The Incorruptibles, and more!

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SAVE THE DATE! Demonstrate, Drink, and Discuss – April

Friday, April 27th, 6:30-8:30pm, Ladd and Whitney Memorial, 309 Merrimack Street, Lowell, and UnChARTed, 103 Market Street, Lowell

Join us for Solidarity Lowell’s monthly visibility event! At 6:30pm, join us at the island in front of City Hall to protest against the atrocities of the Trump administration. Please bring signs! Then at 7:30pm, after the demonstration, come to UnChARTed to have some food and/or drinks and discuss the events of the week! All are welcome!

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2018 March for Science Boston: Science Strikes Back!

Saturday, April 14th, 1-3pm, Christopher Columbus Park, Boston

On Saturday, April 14th 2018 at Christopher Columbus Park, we will continue to use the momentum of last year’s march to once again lift up the themes and ideals of science, but we won’t stop there. In 2018, we’ll also take the offensive and rally behind specific climate legislation that will advance certain science- and evidence-based policy in the Massachusetts state legislature, with an eye to passage this year. In 2018 in Massachusetts, science is striking back!

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Demand Passage of Clean Energy Legislation

Please contact your state representative and state senator (find yours here
Rep. Thomas Golden 617-722-2263
Rep. David Nangle 617-722-2520
Rep. Rady Mom 617-722-2460
Rep. Colleen Garry 617-722-2380
Rep. James Lyons 617-722-2460

Sen. Eileen Donoghue 617-722-1630
Sen. Michael Barrett 617-722-1572

Sample Script: “Hello, my name is ____ from _______, Massachusetts and Solidarity Lowell. I’d like to urge you to speak to leadership about making the following clean energy policies happen:
1. Increasing the renewable portfolio standard by 3%
2. Reforming the Department of Public Utilities (h.3400)
3. Implementing solar policies to benefit low-income communities (h.3396)
4. Codifying Environmental Justice regulations from the Patrick administration
5. Setting new emission standards for 2030 and 2040 under the GWSA
These are found in S.2302, Senator Pacheco’s new climate bill and need to be passed. Thank you!”

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Log your call here:


Stand with LGBTQ Youth

Elizabeth Warren: 617-565-3170
Edward Markey: 617-565-8519
Niki Tsongas: 978-459-0101

Sample Script: “Hello, my name is ____ from _____, Massachusetts and Solidarity Lowell. Please co-sponsor the Student Non-Discrimination Act. It prohibits discrimination against students in grades K-12 because of their sexual orientation or gender identity. Since no federal law protects LBGTQ youth and they are at greater risk of suicide, this legislation would help make a positive difference in our schools. Thank you!”

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