Lew Finfer from MCAN-PICO  Co Chaired the successful Raise up Massachusetts effort to get over a quarter of a million signatures to improve the lives of a million or so workers. In this picture,  Lew is wearing a pin from Martin Luther King’s last campaign. Lew is an organizer without peer in Massachusetts.

Here is an article from the Brockton Enterprise, covering the MCAN-PICO chapter the Brockton Interfaith Organization

Local activist joined supporters of two ballot questions that would raise the minimum wage and create a statewide earned sick time policy in Massachusetts to deliver a quarter of a million signatures needed to put both questions on the 2014 ballot.

The Brockton Interfaith Community helped coordinate the efforts of more than 30 congregations from across the city to collect more than 12,000 signatures for the two initiatives. Those efforts were were part of a statewide push by the labor-backed Raise Up Massachusetts Coalition, which plans to hold a rally in front of the Statehouse before dropping the signatures off at Secretary of State William Galvin’s office.  Read more: http://www.enterprisenews.com/news/x140436187/Local-groups-in-Boston-to-support-minimum-wage-sick-time-ballot-initiatives#ixzz2mbks7mgl