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Economic Justice Groups

October 19, 2011

MA: New England United For Justice

New England United for Justice is a non-profit membership-based organization that represents diverse low and moderate income families who want to promote social justice and become more involved in improving their neighborhood, city and state.  Working like a union of community people, our members are able to address small and large issues that families care about that affect the quality of everyday life for the people in our city and state. We are a direct action based organization that uses the power of people and education to influence policy changes that affect low to moderate income neighborhoods. New England United for Justice has made the Paid Sick Days Act a top priority in successive legislative sessions.

CO: Colorado Progressive Coalition: Economic, Racial and Health Justice

Colorado Progressive Coalition is a statewide, member-driven organization that has engaged communities to advance economic and social justice since 1996. Organized around five program areas: Racial Justice & Civil Rights; Health Care for All; Economic Justice; Statewide Base Building; and Civic Engagement; CPC advocates at the local, state, and national levels on issues that affect people of color, low-income neighborhoods, immigrants, the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender community, and young people. CPC sits on the Executive Committee of the Campaign for a Healthy Denver.

IL: Action Now

Action Now is a community organization of working families, organized to fight for racial, social and economic justice. Working in neighborhoods of Chicago and its suburbs, Action Now has been a leader in the fight to raise the minimum wage, find revenue to stop budget cutbacks, and joins Women Employed in the fight for paid sick days.

A Better Balance
All Families Deserve a Chance Coalition
Anti-Poverty Network
Arise for Social Justice
Boston Tenant Coalition
Bread & Roses
California Employment Lawyers Association
California Partnership
Carsey Institute
Center for Economic and Policy Research
Center for Law and Social Policy
Center for Tax and Budget Accountability
Center for Working Families
Chicago Jobs Council
Citizen Action of Illinois
Citizen Action of Wisconsin
Citizens for Economic Opportunity
Coalition Against Poverty/Coalition for Social Justice
Colorado Jobs with Justice
Community Service Society
Connecticut Association for Basic Human Needs
Connecticut Association for Human Services
Connecticut Citizen Action Group
Connecticut Working Families
Constructing Hope Pre-Apprenticeship Program
Consumers for Civil Justice
East Parkside Resident Association
Economic Opportunity Institute
Economic Policy Institute
FRESC: Good Jobs, Strong Communities
GEAR (Grassroots Empowerment Alliance of Rome)
Georgia Rural/Urban Summit
Georgia STAND UP
Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger
Heartland Alliance
Impact Services Corporation
Innovative Housing, Inc.
Institute for the Advancement of Working Families
Institute for Wisconsin’s Future
JALSA – Jewish Alliance for Law & Social Action
Jobs With Justice
Keystone Progress
Keystone Research Center
Leadership Center for the Common Good
Legal Momentum
Legal Services of New Jersey
Maine Association of Interdependent Neighborhoods
Maine Center for Economic Policy
Maine Equal Justice Partners
Massachusetts Affordable Housing Alliance
Massachusetts Committee for Occupational Safety & Health
Media Mobilizing Project
Minority Executive Director’s Coalition of King County
Mothering Justice
National Employment Law Project
National Employment Law Project ( NELP)
National Partnership for Women and Families
Neighborhood Networks
New England United for Justice
New Jersey Citizen Action
New York Committee for Occupational Safety & Health
New York Communities for Change
Oregon Center for Public Policy
Organization United for Reform Washington
Organization United for Respect at Walmart (OUR Walmart)
Our Oregon
Parents for Paid Leave
PathWays PA
People’s Alliance for Livability in the Santiam Valley (PALS)
Philadelphia Unemployment Project
Pierce County Human Services Coalition
Puget Sound Sage
Real Change News
Restaurant Opportunities Center – Chicago
Restaurant Opportunities Center – Philadelphia
Restaurant Opportunities Center – United
Restaurant Opportunities Center – Michigan
Richmond County Green Party
Save the Oregon Health Plan
Seattle Human Services Coalition
Statewide Poverty Action Network
Sugar Law
Take Back Your Time
The Campaign for Working Families
Washington CAN
Washington Community Action Network
Women’s Community Revitalization Project



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