Nick Hood


Nick Hood is CCJ's Senior Organizer. Nick and his family have lived, worked, and recreated in Washington County for their entire lives. He attended the University of Pittsburgh and earned his degree in Environmental Studies. Nick is passionate about the environment and his community, and hopes to see an increase in environmental protection to help ensure the health and well-being of his family, including his 4 nephews and 1 niece. As a part of his goals, he aims to educate and provide the community with the necessary knowledge and tools to combat pollution and corruption perpetuated by the large energy companies. When he is not working, he likes to play music, watch baseball and spend time with his family and friends.

He can be reached at nick@centerforcoalfieldjustice.org

Posts by Nick Hood

CCJ Goes to Washington, DC to Advocate for Black Lung Trust Fund and RECLAIM Act

By Nick Hood | October 8, 2018

The PA Center for Coalfield Justice joined forces with the Alliance for Appalachia and traveled to Washington DC to influence lawmakers on a few coalfield issues.  We spent three days, September 24th – September 26 meeting with various Senatorial and Congressional Staff from Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky and Tennessee.  The RECLAIM Bill was the […]


By Nick Hood | October 5, 2018

Kavanaugh, if confirmed, will be part of making crucial decisions that affect our nation’s laws and our interpretations of the law.  Someone who has treated women this way throughout his life does not deserve to have decision-making power over our nation’s most important laws and values. We have a serious need for male leaders who […]

Fun Times at CCJ’s Annual Party in the Park

By Nick Hood | October 2, 2018

The Center for Coalfield Justice just held its 4th annual Party in the Park Fall Fundraiser on September 29, 2018.  With help from our donors and sponsors, the event was a success. Attendees enjoyed good foods, great deserts, and even better refreshments.  Not forgetting to mention good music and good times! Author Nick Hood Nick […]

Washington County Residents Take Action

By Nick Hood | September 12, 2018

The People’s Climate March held by CCJ and Washington United on September 8th, 2018 in Washington, PA was a success!  Despite the morning forecast for potential floods and an all-day rain, over sixty (60) people attended. The people that attended marched around downtown Washington to express their concerns with the Climate, Jobs, and Justice.  Attendee’s […]

Registration Open for Grassroots Organizing Summit

By Nick Hood | August 15, 2018
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