Action Alert BREAKING: On Friday, March 23rd, the Conference Committee working on the Omnibus Criminal Justice Reform bill reported out the final compromise language and the Senate and House are expected to pass the final bill today! The school discipline reform that we advocated for was included in Sections 27, 159, and 160. We believe […]

Honoring Senator William “Mo” Cowan, Vice President of Litigation and Legal Policy of GE On March 29, 2018, the Massachusetts Appleseed Center for Law and Justice (“MA Appleseed”) honored former Senator William “Mo” Cowan with its 11th annual Good Apple Award. The event began with a reception, which began at 6:00 pm, in the Wharf Room at the […]

For Immediate Release Honoring Senator William “Mo” Cowan, Vice President of Litigation and Legal Policy of GE Boston, MA – On March 29, 2018, the Massachusetts Appleseed Center for Law and Justice (“MA Appleseed”) honored former Senator William “Mo” Cowan with its 11th annual Good Apple Award. The event began with a reception, which began at 6:00 pm, in […]

Dear Friends: Thank you so much for your work on behalf of vulnerable immigrants and refugees, and your interest in Appleseed’s Manual, “Protecting Assets and Child Custody in the Face of Deportation: A Guide for Practitioners and Immigrants.” Late in 2017, we began working on a few updates to the Manual, particularly about the Executive […]

Action Alert For months now, you’ve worked alongside us to pass meaningful legislation that will be a serious blow to the school-to-prison pipeline. And now we’re almost there.  Right now, a Conference Committee of six legislators is meeting to reconcile two versions of the omnibus criminal justice reform bill. The version that passed the Senate (S.2200) included […]

Save the Date! March 29, 2018 6:00 pm Reception 7:00 pm Award Ceremony Boston Harbor Hotel, Wharf Room 11th Anniversary Good Apple Award On Thursday, March 29th 2018 Massachusetts Appleseed will host its 11th annual Good Apple reception at the Boston Harbor Hotel. We are pleased to announce that this year’s recipient of the Good […]