We are a non-partisan network of citizens and organizations dedicated to raising awareness of – and reducing – significant risks to public safety, health and our environment arising from the continued operation of Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station, located in Plymouth, Massachusetts.
Cape Downwinders is a non-profit community organization based on Cape Cod. We investigate, educate and agitate for the immediate closure of Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant in Plymouth, MA. We take action to protect the lives and welfare of the residents, wildlife, our waters and the environment of Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket and beyond against the threats of death or injury resulting from the use of nuclear energy at Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant. Some of our actions include: Public presentations on Pilgrim with guest speakers such as Dr. Helen Caldicott, Senator Dan Wolf, former Prime Minister of Japan Naoto Kan among others. Also, ballot initiatives, stand-outs, protests, non-violent direct action and outreach to communities across the state and beyond. We work with legislative lobby teams to develop and support MA bills for public health and safety. We are affiliated with Boston Downwinders, MA Downwinders, Pilgrim Coalition and other regional and national groups. Our mission is to work for the immediate closure of Pilgrim.
Cape Downwinders Cooperative
To take action to protect the lives and welfare of the residents of Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket against the threat of death or injury resulting from the use of nuclear energy at Pilgrim and other locations.
Cape Codders for Peace and Justice
“Our mission is to actively promote and encourage democratic, multi-racial and non-violent decisions in all aspects of our nation’s domestic and foreign policy. We join progressive individuals and organizations across the Cape, and seek to extend this cooperative alliance. By connecting, we learn from each other, help each other, and increase our effectiveness. Awareness, education and non-violent action are the tools we use to better understand and confront our nation’s dominant institutions and powers.
Citizens Awareness Network
A non-profit, grassroots organization based in New England and New York. CAN works to create a renewable energy-based economy that will create a clean, prosperous future for communities throughout the region. By empowering people to take action, we have helped transform debates over energy, pollution, and environmental justice, and have played an instrumental role in reducing New England’s use of nuclear power by over 33%.
Clean Water Action
A one million member organization of diverse people and groups joined together to protect our environment, health, economic well-being and community quality of life. Our goals include clean, safe and affordable water; prevention of health threatening pollution; creation of environmentally safe jobs and businesses; and empowerment of people to make democracy work. Clean Water Action organizes strong grassroots groups and coalitions and campaigns to elect environmental candidates and solve environmental and community problems.
Concerned Neighbors of Pilgrim
We are neighbors of the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station in Plymouth, Massachusetts. Our mission is to ensure that its dry cask nuclear waste storage facility is built and operated to the best possible standards.
The Davistown Museum is a regional history, tool, and art museum in the hill country of central coastal Maine. The missions of the Museum are:
- To recover, display, and interpret the hand tools of Maine and New England’s maritime culture.
- To serve as a clearinghouse for information on the history of hand tools and their role in the early industries and technologies of Maine and New England.
- To increase community awareness of and access to information on local, regional, Native American, and environmental history.
- To provide a forum for contemporary Maine artists to exhibit their work and create an environment that is an ongoing installation of conceptual, assemblage, abstract, and traditional art in juxtaposition with the exhibition of tools as both historical and sculpture objects.
A statewide, citizen-based environmental advocacy organization. Defending our environment requires independent research, tough-minded advocacy and spirited grassroots action. Together with thousands of supporters from all walks of life, we take the kind of action that wins tangible results for our environment.
First Parish Unitarian Universalist Churches
(Social Justice & Action Committees)
Jones River Watershed Association
The Jones River Watershed Association is a non-profit, member-based organization established to protect, enhance, and restore the natural resources of the watershed and its extended ecosystem though advocacy, protection of sensitive riparian lands, habitat restoration, and infrastructure improvements.
Cape Cod Bay Watch
Cape Cod Bay Watch is a program of the Jones River Watershed Association, and is dedicated to protecting the species, habitats and health of Cape Cod Bay. Work includes stopping Entergy’s pollution and destructive once-through cooling water operations at its nuclear reactor in Plymouth, Massachusetts.
La Comunidad of Everett
Massachusetts Peace Action
A nonpartisan, nonprofit organization working to develop the sustained political power to foster a more just and peaceful U.S. foreign policy.
Massachusetts Public Interest Research Group
MASSPIRG takes on powerful interests on behalf of consumers in Massachusetts, working to win concrete results for our health, safety and financial security. Since 1972, we’ve been a voice for consumers, countering the influence of big banks, insurers, chemical manufacturers and other powerful special interests. Our team of researchers uncovers the facts; our staff bring our findings to the public, through the media as well as one-on-one interactions; and our advocates bring the voice of the public to the halls of power on behalf of consumers.
Massachusetts Sierra Club
The Sierra Club is the nation’s oldest and most effective grassroots environmental organization. Here in Massachusetts, your local chapter has a 40-year legacy of protecting the environment with successful legislative, advocacy, and educational campaigns.
New England Jewish Labor Committee
No More Fukushimas
No More Fukushimas is a grassroots organization comprised of people who live within and beyond the evacuation zone surrounding Seabrook Station. Our mission is keep the public and elected public officials informed about a range of safety issues at Seabrook Station. We have recently broadened our mission to include supporting the concerns of those who are affected by the Pilgrim plant. Our goal is to shutdown both nuclear plants. We conduct no fundraising, are comprised of volunteers, and we have no paid staff. As our name implies, we remind the public that nuclear incidents can and do occur at nuclear plants.
occupyfalmouth.com on Facebook
We are the 99%. We will not be silenced. We occupy for economic justice. We seek representation for all through occupation. We work toward truth and justice, not privilege and power. We will achieve our objectives peacefully and with resilience, dignity, and courage. We will not be co-opted by any political party. We affirm the inherent worth and dignity of every individual. We will work for human rights for all.
On Behalf of Planet Earth
A group of individuals, organizations, and spiritual communities all dedicated to stopping all nuclear power now. We stand in solidarity with the people of Japan, who rally weekly at the house of their PM, Abe, and have asked people worldwide to join them. We stand in solidarity with the 100,000 people who have signed a petition to the Secretary General of the UN, imploring the UN to allow an international team of experts – scientists and engineers – to work on the Fukushima tragedy, which is an international emergency of the highest order. The situation is extremely dire now with Unit 4, and TEPCO and the Japanese government have said they will begin working on this mid-November 2013. We stand to demand the immediate shut down of Pilgrim in Plymouth, MA. Pilgrim is the same kind of nuclear power plant (NPP) as Fukushima – GE MARK I. General Electric. We stand to let the world know that FUKUSHIMA IS HERE NOW. If not us, who? If not now, when?
A grassroots organization that serves the public interest in issues regarding the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station. Some more in-depth information on Pilgrim is available on their website:
Pilgrim Re-licensing / Security / Radioactive Waste / Structural Issues / Health / Environment / Emissions / Monitoring / Emergency Planning / Oversight / Economics / Energy Alternatives
Safe and Green Campaign (MA)
An urgent, grassroots, people-powered effort to close the Vermont Yankee nuclear reactor on March 21, 2012.
South Shore Citizens for Peaceful Solutions
Suffolk University Center for
Women’s Health and Human Rights
The Center for Women’s Health and Human Rights (CWHHR) at Suffolk University is the first academic institute in the United States to focus on women’s health and human rights in the social sciences, arts and humanities, and public policy. Founded in 2003, the CWHHR is committed to furthering the dignity and wellbeing of women and girls everywhere by exploring and extending the linkages between women’s health and human rights.
Toxics Action Center
Toxics Action Center’s mission is to work side-by-side with communities, providing you with the skills and resources needed to prevent or clean up pollution at the local level. Since 1987, we have organized over 625 communities across New England to put together the plans and strategies to effectively solve the problems they face. In doing so, we train neighbors to not only defend their health and safety, but to think strategically and come together for proactive, positive change. In our 23 year history, we have helped win hundreds of campaigns to protect the health of citizens and neighborhoods across the region.
Union of Minority Neighborhoods
The mission of the Union of Minority Neighborhoods is to confront threats to civil liberties and human rights by working to ensure skilled, committed, grassroots leaders of color can effectively organize on issues of concern in their communities. UMN is a multi-issue and hybrid organization. Based in Boston, we bring our mission to life by supporting emerging leaders and broad-based coalitions.
Veterans for Peace, Cape Cod
(Corporal Jeffrey M. Lucey Chapter 041)
“To end the arms race and to reduce and eventually eliminate nuclear weapons.”
Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom
The Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom was founded in 1915 during World War I, with Jane Addams as its first president. WILPF works to achieve through peaceful means world disarmament, full rights for women, racial and economic justice, an end to all forms of violence, and to establish those political, social, and psychological conditions which can assure peace, freedom, and justice for all.