Mothers for Justice and Equality named Champion in Action in Violence Prevention category

BOSTON – Mothers for Justice and Equality, a non-profit dedicated to fighting violence, has been named a 2017 Champion in Action® in the category of violence prevention. The award, announced jointly by Citizens Bank and necn, includes $35,000 in unrestricted funding and promotional and volunteer support for the organization’s outstanding work. MJE believes that poverty is the root cause of violence and aims to combat hopelessness, trauma and poverty through programs including You Matter Personal Leadership, youth peer leadership, workforce readiness, financial literacy, violence intervention, Second Chance Restorative Justice, and Healing Through the Arts. MJE will use the award to … Continue reading