fbpx

Archive: Organizational

The 16th Annual DRYerson Festival Hinted at Ryerson’s Bright Future

By Alex Downing / June 30, 2022
Posted in | |

On Saturday, June 25th the Center for Coalfield Justice hosted our 16th annual DRYerson Festival at Ryerson Station State Park. Around 80 visitors of all ages attended the event to celebrate Greene County’s only state park. They were treated to delicious food from 5 Kidz Kandy, tie-dye, snacks, and games from CCJ staff, and great […]

Read More

Meet the New CCJ Team Members

By Veronica Coptis / May 20, 2022
Posted in |

This summer, CCJ will be hosting community meetings, educational events, festivals, and tabling around the community. Joining our team to help with our summer blitz are four fellows and a community organizer. Read more about each of them below:  Allison Evans (she/her) is our new organizer working primarily in Washington County, where she was born […]

Read More

Our Annual Seed Swap is Growing!

By Kristen Locy / April 26, 2022
Posted in | |

On Sunday, April 3rd, 2022, we hosted our second annual “seed swap” in our new office at 30 East Beau St. It was a huge success, with over 70 people attending! We were hoping to have the seed swap in the exciting new Firefly Garden space near our office in downtown Washington; however, the cold, […]

Read More

How do we structure our organizing principles at CCJ?

By Kristen Locy / March 29, 2022
Posted in

At the Center for Coalfield Justice, we are rooted in our communities here in Washington and Greene Counties. We take a bottom-up approach to our work, meaning the Center for Coalfield Justice follows the direction of our members, not vice versa. There is no place quite like the lush rolling hills of Southwestern Pennsylvania, and […]

Read More

CCJ Fellowship Program Application Open

By Veronica Coptis / March 10, 2022
Posted in | |

A core focus of our work is to invest in community leaders because we believe people who live the daily impacts of fossil extraction are experts in their lived experiences and should be leading the transition to a healthier environment and thriving economy. We are excited to announce our 2022 Fellowship Program to invest in […]

Read More
word cloud, solutions to climate change

A Recap of our February Community Meeting: Examining Climate

By Lisa DePaoli / February 24, 2022
Posted in |

At our February Community Meeting on Tuesday night, we launched our Examining Climate blog series by discussing two critical topics related to climate change: a Just Transition and renewable energy.  CCJ Campaign Manager Sarah Martik kicked off the meeting by explaining that the climate crisis is real, human-induced, and that it’s impacting communities right now. […]

Read More
Shopping Cart