Participate in an Indigenous Reparations action!
The Massachusetts Indigenous Peoples Day Bill has been extended in committee until June 30th. That means the bill is still alive and there is hope for it this legislative session. We need everyone’s help!
Please contact the State Administration and Regulatory Oversight Committee and tell them you want the Indigenous Peoples Day bill voted out favorably.
Email: Click this link to send an automated email to Committee members: https://tinyurl.com/bdf2dxrx (Feel free to add your own language.)
Call: Phone calls to committee members make a huge difference! You do not need to be an expert on the bill to let them know you support it. You will most likely get voicemail. Contact info and short script are below.
“My name is [insert name], and I’m from [insert town]. I urge you to help ensure that the Indigenous Peoples Day bill (S.2027/H.3191) is called to a vote and reported out favorably before the June 30th deadline extension. I support this bill and want to see it passed during this legislative session.”
JOINT COMMITTEE on STATE ADMINISTRATION and REGULATORY OVERSIGHT
CALL LIST IN ORDER OF PRIORITY:
Senate Chair, Sen. Marc R. Pacheco, (617) 722-1551; Marc.Pacheco@masenate.gov
House Chair, Rep. Antonio F.D. Cabral, (617) 722-2017; Antonio.Cabral@mahouse.gov
Senate Vice-Chair, Sen. Rebecca L. Rausch, (617) 722-1555; Becca.Rausch@masenate.gov
House Vice-Chair, Rep. Christine P. Barber, (617) 722-2060; Christine.Barber@mahouse.gov
Sen. John J. Cronin, (617) 722-1230
Sen. Walter F. Timilty, (617) 722-1643
Sen. John C. Velis, (617) 722-1415
Sen. Bruce E. Tarr, (617) 722-1600
Rep. Carmine Lawrence Gentile, (617) 722-2810
Rep. Maria Duaime Robinson, (617) 722-2140
Rep. Christopher M. Markey, (617) 722-2676
Rep. Michelle L. Ciccolo, (617) 722-2210
Rep. Mary S. Keefe, (617) 722-2017
Rep. Paul J. Donato, (617) 722-2180
Rep. Paul A. Schmid III, (617) 722-2017
Rep. Steven G. Xiarhos (617) 722-2100
Rep. F. Jay Barrows, (617) 722-2488
Jean-Luc Pierite President, Board of Directors
North American Indian Center of Boston