Massachusetts

Massachusetts Communities Action Network (MCAN) is a network of faith-based community organizations in MA working for economic and racial justice. We are inspired by our faith traditions’ deep and enduring call to justice.

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May 13, 2021

COVID-19, Mass Incarceration

Activists demand prison population reduction

Recent data from the American Civil Liberties Union found that 800 inmates and staff in Massachusetts prisons have tested positive for coronavirus.  Decarceration advocates…

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May 6, 2021

COVID-19, Mass Incarceration

Decarceration short-sighted plan to curb coronavirus spread

Lawmakers and advocates looking to ease the spread of coronavirus in prisons through decarceration are playing a short-sighted, potentially dangerous game while…

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April 28, 2021

COVID-19, Economic Dignity

Mass Legislature Approves Measures to Protect Residents from Evictions & Foreclosures During COVID-19 Crisis

FRAMINGHAM – Earlier this week the governor signed into law legislation which set a moratorium on most residential and small-business evictions and…

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