Help our fellow MA residents. Support an increase in the minimum wage and support earned paid leave! To date, the Raise Up MA campaign has collected 150,000 signatures in an effort to get earned sick time and minimum wage on the ballot in 2014. The response is amazing but we’d love your help to get to 200,000 signatures. Click here to learn more and join the campaign!
Burgess Urban Fund grantee, Youth on Board, is a leader in youth organizing. Youth on Board supports the power of students to transform their communities by recognizing that when young people are fully engaged—when their voices are heard, their opinions matter, and their unique perspective is respected—they commit themselves to making their schools, their communities, and their own lives better.
ECM worked with Social Capital Markets to create a forum for social entrepreneurs and investors, faith leaders and activists, cultural creatives, and thought leaders are all seeking to align what they care about with their jobs, and with the way they spend and invest their money.
ECM provided a Parish Enterprise Competition grant to Church of the Holy Spirit Orleans so that they could create a Free Food for Kids summer program in four Cape Cod Communities. In the summer of 2013, they provided 6,300 meals!
As part of ECM's Wider Community Partnership work with UUMassAction and initiatives in Public Policy, Norm Faramelli speaks at Trust Act rally at the State House.