The Equal Justice Coalition
7 Winthrop Square, 2nd floor
Boston, MA 02110-1245

Phone: 617-391-5633
Fax: 617-426-0656


  EJC News and Events

July 30, 2015: Boston Bar Association recaps FY16 budget campaign, highlights new ways to boost civil legal aid advocacy

July 17, 2015: Governor signs FY16 budget with $2 million increase for civil legal aid

July 14, 2015: WGBH News Op-ed by EJC Chair John Carroll

May 13, 2015: Senate Ways & Means Committee budget does not include increase for civil legal aid

April 15, 2015: House Ways & Means Committee recommends $17 million for civil legal aid

March 4, 2015: Governor Baker recommends level funding for civil legal aid in FY16

January 26, 2015: No way around need for more state funding

January 26, 2015: Tread lightly in calling for no-frills civil legal services for poor

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]

For stories from the FY 15 budget campaign, please visit our news archive.

"Legal aid is there for people like me"

Former legal aid client Remon Jourdan shares his story at Walk to the Hill 2012.

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