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Palestine Advocacy Project

Committed to educating all people to Palestinian struggle and advocating for the end of unjust treatment through public media campaigns, informational trainings, workshops and seminars.

Learn More About Our Organization

For our founder this cause is personal! It is his life’s mission. Rick’s dad became a refugee after fleeing the Nazi Holocaust in 1938. Rick Colbath-Hess, L.I.C.S.W, has been a labor and human rights activist for many years. Rick has worked on many grassroots campaigns, including founding the first statewide living wage campaign for human service workers in the country. Rick is an adjunct faculty member teaching courses in leadership, grassroots politics and community organizing at the College of Public and Community Service at UMass, Boston.

Recognition of Service

He has received many awards for his work, including a Peace and Justice Award from the City of Cambridge and a community service award from the Mid Cambridge Neighborhood Association.