The mission of the MassDivest Coalition is to fight for a better future for Massachusetts retirees and citizens by divesting the state pension fund from fossil fuel companies and investing in a 100% clean and renewable energy future.
The Coalition consists of both organizations and individuals. Current members include unions, faith, climate, environmental, high school, higher ed student, faculty and alumni divestment groups, business and community groups. Following is a list of members as of 2/2017.
|All Campus Divestment Collaborative|
|Alliance for Climate Education|
Boston Teachers Union, Local 66
|Climate Action Now, WMass|
|Divest Our Pensions Now|
|Educators for a Democratic Union|
|Mass Nurses Association|
|Resist the Pipeline|
|SEIU Local 509|
|SEIU Local 888|
|Sierra Club, MA|
|Trillium Asset Management|
|350 Central Mass|
|350 Martha’s Vineyar Island|
|Bristol Community College MCCC Chapter|
|Climate Action Business Association|
|Environmental League of MA|
|Franklin County CPR (Continuing the Political Revolution)|
|Greenfield Community College Professional Association (MCCC/MTA)|
|Mass. Society of Professors/MTA (UMass Amherst)|
Mass. Teachers Association
|Professional Staff Union (UMass Amherst and Boston)|
|Unitarian Universalist MA Action Network|
The MassDivest Coalition approved a coalition structure in December of 2016.
The Coalition holds a general meeting monthly in person to advise and provide support for the the leadership team on statewide divestment actions and initiatives. The leadership team, called the MassDivest Coalition Coordinating Committee, meets weekly to implement legislative and direct action strategies.