MEJAN serves people in lower-income communities and communities of color who are confronting environmental/health/quality-of-life problems and willing to work in a group and/or with neighbors to improve their environment. Program volunteers mainly provide legal and technical advice and occasionally engage in litigation.
Suggested Practice Area:
May vary; most clients are from "environmental justice neighborhoods," defined by the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs as those whose annual median household income is equal to or less than 65% of the state medium, or whose population includes 25% or more minority, foreign-born or lacking proficiency in English
Alternatives for Community & Environment; or Katie D'Angelo, Public Service Programs Coordinator at 617-778-1914 or firstname.lastname@example.org.