POLITICAL TEAM

PURPOSE:


Use grassroots political action to further progressive values and support forward-looking politicians to represent the citizens of Norwood.
 

TOWN GOALS

  • Community welcoming to all races, religions, genders, sexual orientations, ages, income levels, and abilities

  • Fair economic policies to support the services our citizens require

  • Increased forward-looking and liberal political representation for Norwood

  • Increased investment in public education and town infrastructure

  • Policies that support sustainable natural resources and clean environment

  • Transparent and participatory government

STATE / FEDERAL GOALS

 

  • Work in collaboration with other groups to identify and support state and federal candidates who demonstrate a commitment to progressive values

  • Work in collaboration with other groups to further progressive legislation related to a diverse range of priorities that impact residents of Norwood including:

 

       - Campaign Finance Laws
       - Civic Participation
       - Civil Rights
       - Economic Justice
       - Education
       - Environmental Protection
       - Healthcare
       - Reproductive Rights
       - Workers’ Rights

CONTACT:

Nora Zaldivar
nbzaldivar@gmail.com


MEETINGS:

Monthly or more frequently during campaigns
 

CURRENT INITIATIVES:


TOWN

  • Expanding membership in Town Meeting and higher Norwood town offices

 

STATE
 

Support 5 Massachusetts Bills

  • 100% Renewable Energy (SD.1625 / HD.3092): An Act transitioning Massachusetts to 100 percent renewable energy (Eldridge - Decker/Garballey) Sets the goal of 100% renewable energy economy-wide by 2045 and 100% renewable electricity by 2035.

  • Fully Funding Our Public Schools / PROMISE Act (SD.101 / HD.434): An Act providing rightful opportunities and meaningful investment for successful and equitable education (Chang-Diaz -- Keefe/Vega) Fixes our outdated school funding formula to more accurately and equitably distribute resources – giving all schools the funding they need to deliver high-quality education.

  • Medicare for All (SD.2062 / HD.2974): An Act establishing medicare for all in Massachusetts (Eldridge - Sabadosa/Garlick) Establishes a single payer system, in which the state provides health care to all residents as a right.

  • Safe Communities Act (SD.926 / HD.1520): An Act to protect the civil rights and safety of all Massachusetts residents (Eldridge - Balser/Miranda) Limits local and state police collaboration with federal immigration agents, bars law enforcement and court personnel from inquiring about immigration status, and ensures due process protections.

  • We The People Resolution (SD.858 / HD.2012): Resolutions for a United States constitutional amendment and amendments convention. Call on the US Congress to propose an Article V Amendment Convention to draw up an amendment to the US Constitution overturning the Citizens United decision (Eldridge)

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Progress Norwood

Norwood, MA 02062

progressnorwood@gmail.com

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