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...

2018 Primary Wins

The Coalition for Social Justice helped in driving some of our primary wins this September. We participated in campaigns by investing staff and volunteer time in making phone calls to voters and going door-to-door to educate voters on candidates. Some of the wins that...
A Conversation with Piper Kerman and Cassandra Bensighn

A Conversation with Piper Kerman and Cassandra Bensighn

The Coalition for Social Justice held its annual summer fundraiser and had special guests Piper Kerman, author of “Orange is the New Black” and Cassandra Bensighn, ex-prisoner and Mass. criminal justice reform activist. The conversation centered around the...

Rally in solidarity with Bristol County Jail hunger strike

Dartmouth Week Today: Protesters call for change at Bristol County jails Douglas McCulloch “Through chants, speeches, and shouts, several dozen protesters hoped to send a message to the inmates and immigration detainees inside the Dartmouth House of Correction:...
Paid Family and Medical Leave and $15 Minimum Wage Passed

Paid Family and Medical Leave and $15 Minimum Wage Passed

In June, 2018, Massachusetts passed legislation to establish the most progressive Paid Family and Medical Leave program in the country and increased the minimum wage to $15 an hour!  This legislation will make Massachusetts only the third state, after California and...
#LetUsBreathe @ New Bedford Harbor Walk

#LetUsBreathe @ New Bedford Harbor Walk

On May 1st – May Day and World Asthma Day we called for a world in which all of us can breathe deeply and live freely – that means, the right to clean air and water, health and safety, and dismantling systems that block those rights for people of color and...