Salt of the Earth Awards 2019

Commonwealth Magazine: Private sector needs to honor King’s memory

As we lionize the work and legacy of Dr. King, and celebrate the work of public sector and unions to uplift the middle class, it cannot be missed that our private sector has done nothing to [...]


When: April 9, 2019 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Dorchester Reporter – Letter to the Editor: Baker lets public utilities off the hook

On Governor Baker’s watch, the Department of Public Utilities recently rejected a proposal that would tie National Grid and Eversource’s massive performance bonuses to their ability to serve [...]

The Chelsea Project

This interview with Maria Belen Power, of Green Roots, was conducted and condensed by frank news. Photos by Haley Albert. Chelsea is the smallest and second most densely populated city in the [...]

Cambridge Chronicle: Happy Lamb employees to protest wage theft, hostile work environment in Cambridge

On Wednesday, current and former workers of Happy Lamb Hot Pot demonstrated against owners who have fostered a hostile work environment and who are accused of stealing $800,000 in workers’ wages. [...]

BOSTON BUSINESS JOURNAL OP-ED: Viewpoint: New Airbnb law must be enforced to help families in Mass.

In a Boston Business Journal Op-Ed, CLU Executive Director Darlene Lombos joined Karen Chen, Executive Director of the Chinese Progressive Association to highlight why the recently passed [...]

Building a Brighter Day

Report Author: Judith Grant, MPH Read how energy efficiency innovations could foster environmental justice, increase wages, and make our neighborhoods safer and healthier. Download Report


In a Boston Globe op-ed,  CLU Executive Director Darlene Lombos joined with Congresswoman-elect Ayanna Pressley and Boston Teachers Union President Jessica Tang to expose how National Grid is [...]

Getting onto the New Grid in Greater Boston

Maria Belén Power had never heard of a microgrid when the idea was proposed as a climate resiliency initiative for her city, Chelsea, a predominantly Hispanic community bordering the heavily [...]