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About the Fair Share Campaign To help working families and build a stronger economy for all of us, we need good public schools for our children, affordable higher education and a transportation system that gets people to work and customers to businesses. However, after decades of tax cuts on corporations and wealthy Americans, MA is facing a major structural deficit and doesn’t have enough resources to invest in education and transportation. Th...

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“In our community, we have many who feel excluded from the right jobs or schooling or better housing simply because of the circumstances they find themselves in. We are called by Jesus to be our brother and sister’s keeper, to have real concern for others. We need to learn more from Pope Francis and commit ourselves to be a real community. Let us listen to one another’s stories and then work together to build up the kingdom of G...

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Fight for $15: This campaign for $15/hr for employees of big box retail and fast food chains is both a legislative campaign and a “street heat” campaign directed at low-wage employers. We are working closely with labor unions and community groups in Raise Up to move this forward, and are collaborating with the national Fight for $15 movement. In early 2015, Senate Chair of Labor Dan Wolf filed this bill legislatively. There will be major rall...