Community leaders call on legislators to end environmental inequality at #LetUsBreathe justice town hall

Town hall speakers underscore dire circumstances facing at-risk communities during COVID-19 due to toxic air, compromised immune system, and lack of appropriate regulation from the State. At a [...]

The Nieghborhood Grid

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 [...]

The Chelsea Project

This interview with Maria Belen Power, of Green Roots, was conducted and condensed by frank news. Photos by Haley Albert. Chelsea is the smallest and second most densely populated city in the [...]

Building a Brighter Day

Report Author: Judith Grant, MPH Read how energy efficiency innovations could foster environmental justice, increase wages, and make our neighborhoods safer and healthier. Download Report

OP-ED: Time for Mass. to give working mothers a break

In a recent Patriot Ledger op-ed, early education teacher Beth Fauteux and CLU’s senior researcher Nicole Rodriguez discuss how the state legislature can support working mothers and their [...]

CLU’s Lindsay McCluskey in Conversation with the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

CLU’s Lindsay McCluskey in Conversation with the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. This week CLU’s senior organizer Lindsay McCluskey sat down with the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston to discuss how [...]

OP-ED: With more control, communities choose clean energy

In an op-ed published earlier this month in CommonWealth Magazine, our executive director, Darlene Lombos discussed how Community Choice Energy is allowing communities in our state to choose [...]

Protesters urge Harvard to divest from Baupost Group