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CCSJ News, Activities, and Events

Events are typically updated at the beginning of each month. See also Local NewsRegional News, and Calendar

CCSJ MEETINGS

Our monthly meetings are held via Zoom at present and generally occur every third Tuesday of the month at 7:30 p.m. 

Our next meeting will be on Tuesday, August 16th at 7:30 p.m. on Zoom
Here is the Zoom information:
Topic: Community Coalition for Social Justice July Meeting
Time: August 16, 2022 07:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
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“READ ALOUD” PROJECT WITH THE SHACK NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE WAS A SUCCESS

We had almost $500 remaining from the FirstEnergy grant after purchasing the books for this project so have offered that to the staff of the Shack to purchase seating for the children.

SOCIAL JUSTICE FAIR SCHEDULED FOR SEPTEMBER 18TH

We are making plans for a social justice/environmental justice “fair” at Morgantown’s Ruby Amphitheatre on September 18th from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. to be funded with support from the FirstEnergy Foundation. If you are interested in participating, please contact Mike Attfield at mdattfieldo@gmail.com.

CCSJ TO BE AT MORGANTOWN PRIDE BLOCK PARTY

We have reserved a table to be at the Morgantown Pride block party on Sunday, August 28th, from 1:00 to 7:30 p.m. More details about that weekend’s events are provided here.

BOOK LISTS UPDATED

We have updated our lists of books at the Morgantown Public Library system that focus on social justice topics. These are available on the Resources page of this website.

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2023 Martin luther king Jr. Celebration

We are beginning to think about Martin Luther King, Jr., Day 2023 and have signed our contract to be back at the Metropolitan Theatre on January 16th. Our tentative theme is “Telling West Virginia’s Stories and Dreams.”

SUGGESTIONS, ASSISTANCE, AND DONATIONS

Please send your web site suggestions to Mike Attfield at mdattfieldo@gmail.com. Please contact any of the steering committee members to volunteer to help and to share your suggestions for our work or e-mail us at ccsjwv@hotmail.com. Please send items to share with our membership to Barb Howe at barbara.howe@mail.wvu.edu.
Please also remember to send your dues - $10 for individuals and $25 for organizations – to CCSJ, PO Box 160, Morgantown, WV 26507-0160. You can join or donate by credit card via PayPal on this web site. Go to Join Us.