Walk to the Hill 2015 is on! Despite the blizzard, we will be at the State House on 1/29 to fight for civil legal aid. We hope to see you there.
EJC News and Events
January 12, 2015: Equal Justice Coalition launches social media campaign in support of FY16 budget request.
January 12, 2015: Equal Justice Coalition presents Beacon of Justice and Supporter of Justice Awards at State House.
December 26, 2014: Potential cuts to civil legal aid send wrong message as new Governor takes office, says Boston Globe.
November 10, 2014: Boston Globe editorial calls on Legislature to increase funding for civil legal aid.
October 15, 2014: Report from statewide task force details need for greatly increased funding for civil legal aid in Massachusetts [Download the full report HERE]
June 30, 2014: The legislature's final FY15 budget includes $15 million in legal aid funding, a $2 million increase over the FY14 appropriation.
May 21, 2014: The Senate recommends $14m for civil legal aid in its final FY14 budget
May 14, 2014: Senate Committee's Budget Falls Short of $17 Million Needed for Civil Legal Aid.
May 1, 2014: The House of Representatives recommends $15m for civil legal aid in its final FY15 budget.
April 8, 2014: Op-ed: Civil legal aid delivers dignity - and dollars