Member Promise

PowerUP is committed to reinventing the spirit of representative democracy through collective engagement, civic education, and cooperative enterprise. PowerUP offers a platform to those interested in putting their passion for Marblehead into action that invests in and celebrates Community.

 
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WELCOME TO POWERUP

A movement that reflects the imagination of Neighbors and Friends who seek to create a welcoming, inclusive community

 

“You have to act as if it were possible to radically transform the world. And you have to do it all the time.”

Dr. Angela Y. Davis

PowerUP01945 challenges each of us to shake off complacency and the belief that "how it's always been done" is the only way. We are a movement dedicated to the love of town, the love of community, the love of our families and neighbors.

WE BELIEVE

Here at PowerUP01945, we are driven by a single goal; to do our part in making the world a better place for our children. We strive to build productive relationships and make a positive impact with all of our pursuits. Dismantling and reinventing efforts are fraught with obstacles. We believe that we are more impactful as a collective. Together we will mobilize, affirm and connect people of all ages, identities and backgrounds into a collective power that will prioritize the core principle that We the People are the voice of the future. Read our Manifesto for our core beliefs.

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MISSION AND GOALS

Initiating Change

PowerUP is a coalition that propels our community into actions that affirm social equity, civic engagement and unencumbered access to decision making are fundamental to a healthy democracy. Through advocacy, education and outreach we are the Voices of Change. Join us to learn what we do and how you could promote positive change all the time. Get Involved!

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ADVOCACY

Be the Voice

Our advocacy efforts draw attention to systems, policies and structures that sustain inequity and foster apathy. It is not an easy feat, but through community empowerment we will facilitate progress. Get Involved. Our team is always striving to make a difference. We invite everyone to understand the ubiquitous ways governing policies maintain oppressive power structures.

EDUCATION

Empowerment

Our goal is to promote opportunities  for civic engagement. With access to the right resources, the People of Marblehead are empowered by their own abilities and a deeper understanding, They gain confidence to play a role in governance and become invaluable change agents. Connect with us to learn about our work and how you can be involved.

OUTREACH

Connecting Resources

Our mission seeks to center the People, especially marginalized community members in creating change. Outreach initiatives build alliances for and with the People. Our team of visionaries is working each and every day to build trust and make a positive impact. Connect with us to get involved or to share your ideas for new initiatives.

 
 

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