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We Had a Record Number of Kids for Free Fishing Day at Dutch Fork Lake!

By Alex Downing / June 6, 2023
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Our third annual Free Kids Fishing Day at Dutch Fork Lake on Sunday, May 28th was a huge success! We had about 120 attendees – including 70 kids – and handed out free fishing poles, bait, and lures to kids ages 3 to 17. “It’s been so great to see this event grow from a […]

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Scattering Seeds of Community: CCJ’s 3rd Annual Seed Swap

By Allison Evans / April 4, 2023
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We are pleased to announce that our 3rd Annual Seed Swap was a resounding success! We had over 100 community members attend our swap, handed out 60 grow your own potato bags, and gave out thousands of packets of free seeds! Our Seed Swap was even featured on the front page of the Observer Reporter […]

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Halloween Family Movie Night was Fun!

By Allison Evans / November 1, 2022
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The Center for Coalfield Justice hosted a Halloween Family Movie Night on October 8th at Firefly Gardens in downtown Washington. Local teens from the Teen Center joined us, as did younger children and grandchildren of our members. Our evening started with a costume contest which had three categories: Scariest, Most Creative, and Best Overall. Everyone […]

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A report back from our first Harvest Festival

By Allison Evans / October 26, 2022
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We celebrated Fall and the beauty of Washington County on October 16th for our first annual Harvest Festival; it was a lovely Fall day spent with friends. We enjoyed a variety of warm homemade soups, homestyle dishes, and cozy drinks, and topped it off with fireside s’mores. There were plenty of things to do: We […]

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Thanks for Making Our Party in the Park Fundraiser a Success!

By Alex Downing / August 30, 2022
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On Saturday, August 20th, CCJ hosted our annual Party in the Park Fundraiser in the Stone Pavilion at Washington Park. The event raises funds to support CCJ’s mission of educating, empowering, and organizing coalfield residents around environmental and economic issues. This was our first time holding the event in-person since 2019, but our community came […]

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Stop the dirty deal. Join us in Washington DC on September 8.

Stop The Dirty Deal Rally at the U.S. Capitol!

By Lisa DePaoli / August 29, 2022

Join CCJ (at no cost to you!) on a trip to D.C. on Thursday, September 8th to ensure members of Congress pledge to block any efforts to dish out new fossil fuel handouts by weakening environmental protections.

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