Luisa Santos

Luisa joins Community Labor United with a commitment to collective power, bringing years of experience in organizing and social research with both community and labor organizations. Some of her [...]

CLU Joins Massachusetts COVID-19 Response Coalition

Recently, we joined the Massachusetts COVID-19 Response Coalition (MCRC) calling for a people-centered approach to COVID-19 response from Beacon Hill. As a coalition, we are encouraged by several [...]

A message from Community Labor United on COVID-19

Dear friends and allies of Community Labor United, In these unprecedented times, we are heartened to unite with and to witness the acts of solidarity and responsiveness that our partners are [...]

In transportation debate, don’t forget low-income fares

IT IS COMMON KNOWLEDGE to riders and elected officials alike that our public transit systems are in need of transformative change. But often lost in the conversation about fixing the MBTA [...]

The Nieghborhood Grid

Lee Matsueda

Since 2001, Lee has worked to build and grow nonprofit organizations in Dorchester and Roxbury.  Most recently as Political Director at Alternatives for Community & Environment [...]

CLU joins 70+ organizations in decrying Boston Calling verdict

We joined more than 70 organizations to sign onto this advertisement which ran in the Boston Globe and Boston Herald. We will not stay silent in the wake of the recent verdict in the Boston [...]

MBTA protesters call for low-income fare

With such chants as “What do we want? Fair fares!” and signs that read “Fares Going Up, Service Going Down,” dozens of supporters of a low-income T fare protested outside the Department of [...]

Community, Environmental, Labor Allies Demand Reduced Fare Option for Low-Income Riders

Equitable fare structure would encourage ridership, promote economic opportunity, and remove the MBTA as an obstacle to economic mobility BOSTON, MA — In the midst of a crisis that has [...]

Join us in welcoming Co-Executive Director, Lee Matsueda!

Community Labor United is thrilled to announce that Lee Matsueda will be joining the CLU team as Co-Executive Director this summer! Since 2001, Lee has worked to build and [...]