At the State House: Mothers and Mass Power Forward!

Mothers Out Front Massachusetts teams were out in force, joining allies and each other, for hearings at the Joint Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.

Committee members heard testimony about the "FUTURE Act” (For Utility Transition to Using Renewable Energy), which is intended to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by reducing energy use, increasing efficiency and encouraging renewable sources of energy and other energy policies. (H.2849, S.1940)



Newton Mothers Out Front attendees (left to right): unidentified man, Judy Boroschek, David Backer, Karen Slote, Ellie Goldberg, Pat Burdick



Music Out Front singers, before start of hearings.



During the Lobby Day organized by Mass Power Forward and many ally organizations, here’s the group that met with Rep. Kay Khan who represents the 11th Middlesex District:

  • Mark Dyen, legislative contact for the Newton Node of 350Mass;
  • David Backer, Newton Mothers Out Front;
  • Demie Stathoplos, 350 Mass;
  • Bob Persons;
  • Rep. Kay Khan;
  • Ricardo Cortés



This group is standing in front of a WPA mural called “The War Mothers” while waging the new "Mothers War” for a livable climate!

Pictured: Susan Helms Daley (Brookline) Anne Goodwin (Arlington) David Backer (Newton) Diane Sokal (Brookline) Anne Wright (Arlington)


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