Led by JOIN alum and Essex County Community Organization Director, Dan Lesser, ECCO had a multi-issue Action assembly on Immigration Reform, Raising the minimum wage and Criminal justice reform in early June 2013.
Over 400 people came out on a rainy night. There was strong spirit and testimonies, and a real sense of all the different congregations in the fight together. This action was laying the ground work for a major statewide campaign this fall around raising the minimum wage.
The Essex County Community Organization (ECCO) — a Lynn-based group of congregations that aims to help communities in areas such as job training, health care, youth development, housing, and safety — hosted the event. Click here to read more.