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Welcome to Crittenton Women’s Union’s News and Events. Here you’ll find CWU’s press kit, latest press releases, recent coverage, newsletter and information about upcoming events.

Latest News

Crittenton Women's Union Names Mary D. Coleman, PhD Chief Operating Officer

Boston, MA – (May 26, 2015) - Crittenton Women’s Union (CWU), a Boston-based nonprofit innovator in helping low-income women and their families become economically self-sufficient, has named Mary D. Coleman, PhD as its new Chief Operating Officer. Dr. Coleman will provide oversight and development to all programmatic divisions of CWU and organization-wide operational leadership.

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New report finds minority working families in Massachusetts are three times more likely to be poor than white working families

A new report by The Working Poor Families Project, for which Ruth Liberman, Vice President of Public Policy at CWU is a state partner, examines the large and growing economic divide among America’s 32.6 million working families, with whites and Asians at the top and other racial/ethnic groups—particularly blacks and Latinos—falling behind.

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Upcoming Events

The Nields Benefit Concert

Please join CWU and hosts Anne St. Goar and Shippen Page as we welcome celebrated sisters and folk singer-songwriters, the Nields for a live outdoor concert benefiting CWU!

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Close to Home: Reflections on Poverty, Perseverance and Promise

A Crittenton Women's Union installation and event, hosted by Boston City Hall. Initiated in October 2013 with Michael Patrick MacDonald, the award-winning and NY Times best-selling author of All Souls: A Family Story from Southie and Easter Rising: A Memoir of Roots and Rebellion, the "Close to Home" project has been a cathartic and powerful exercise in crafting memoirs for social justice.

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For Press Inquiries

Please contact Ethel Shepard at eshepard@liveworkthrive.org or 617.259.2962

 

For Information About Upcoming Events

Please contact Meghan Beaulieu at mbeaulieu@liveworkthrive.org or 617.259.2946.


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