Donate to the Campaign!

The Budget for All referendum campaign needs donations to pay for printing and supplies. Your donation is 100% tax-deductible. Please use the "Donate" link below to give online. Make checks out to Massachusetts Peace Action Education Fund and mail to 11 Garden St., Cambridge, MA 02138; please write "Budget for All" on the memo line.

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Pick them up at:

Mass. Alliance of HUD Tenants, 42 Seaverns Ave., Jamaica Plain. Contact Michael Kane,, 617-233-1885

American Friends Service Committee, 2161 Masschusetts Ave., Cambridge. Contact Paul Shannon,, 617-661-6130 (w) or 617 623 5288 (h).

Massachusetts Peace Action, 11 Garden St., Cambridge. Contact Cole Harrison,, 617-354-2169, cell 617-466-9274.

American Friends Service Committee, 2 Conz St. Suite 2B, Northampton. Contact Jeff Napolitano,, 413-584-8975

To make sure the petitions are correctly printed it's better if you let us make the copies; but in case of emergency we have pdf's that you can print. Contact Paul Shannon or Cole Harrison.

Read the Rules for Gathering Petition Signatures and read about our rights to collect signatures in public places and shopping centers.


Flyer #1

Balance Flyer: pdf or Word (doc) format

Simple half page flyer: doc. Be sure to edit the contact information! Or you can use the pdf version with Peace Action contact info.

Right to the City has produced a Spanish flyer, Chinese flyer, and a double-sided flyer with background information on why the Budget for All is important.

Senate or House? We are collecting by State Senate district in Boston and adjacent communities -- 8 Senate districts in all. In all other parts of the state we are collecting by State Representative district. This handout provides a quick list of the cities, towns and Boston neighborhoods in each Senate district, and lists the towns where we are working by Senate district. (In Sen. Brownsberger's district we are also double-collecting by House district as a precaution. If you live in that district be in touch with the campaign to get clarification.)

The petition form is different for Senate and House districts! Be sure to use the correct form for each district! The difference is near the top where it says "Shall the Senator..." or "Shall the Representative..."

Elections Division's listings of House districts and Senate districts, including the cities/towns, wards, and precincts in each one.

Can you help collect signatures? Volunteers are needed across the Commonwealth to gather 200 signatures per state representative district between April 26 and July 3. If you are interested in helping out, sign up here or contact one of the above names.