CSJ Wins Fight to Lift the Cap on Kids!

CSJ Wins Fight to Lift the Cap on Kids!

Strengthening the Welfare Safety Net is a priority of the Coalition for Social Justice. We were excited to participate in a campaign in 2018 to win important gains for very low-income families receiving welfare cash benefits. CSJ helped to promote legislation to lift...
Legislators hear case for Fair Share Amendment

Legislators hear case for Fair Share Amendment

Forty-seven volunteers joined the Coalition on a bus to Boston to share testimony and show support for the passage of the Fair Share Amendment out of committee and scheduled for a constitutional convention. Fall River Organizer, Sabrina Davis did a great job...
Taking the Co-sponsor Drive by Storm

Taking the Co-sponsor Drive by Storm

The Coalition for Social Justice was successful this month in the first step of gathering support for our priorities this year. We contacted our legislators through calls, in district meetings and State House visits! In collaboration with other groups and...
A cause for celebration: Election Day wins

A cause for celebration: Election Day wins

CSJ engaged in door to door outreach in 12 public housing developments, reaching out to 1072 voters and talking with 343 about the issues at stake in the 2018 election.  We also made calls to 816 non-English speaking voters, speaking to 312. We advocated for the three...
Indigenous People’s Day Rally

Indigenous People’s Day Rally

“FALL RIVER — The Coalition for Social Justice rallied against the Watuppa Water Board on Monday to protest the “sneaky” sale of city water to a proposed power plant in Burrillville, Rhode Island. “Our water board sold our water with no one knowing,” said...