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Committees & Coalitions

Arise for Social Justice members organize themselves by Committee, according to cause, and supported by our dedicated staff members. Arise also coordinates several coalitions, bringing together community groups from across Springfield to address our city’s most pressing issues.

Click on a committee to learn more.

Housing Committee
Contact: Liz Bewsee, lizma62@gmail.com

Environmental Justice Committee
Contact: Jesse Lederman, jesselederman2016@gmail.com

Membership Committee
Contact: Jacqueline Logan, logonsims68@gmail.com

Springfield Community Land Trust
Contact: Tom Taaffe, tomtaaffe@gmail.com

Criminal Justice Committee – The Injustice Liberation Front
Contact: Ellen Graves, ellenforpeace@yahoo.com


Springfield Climate Justice Coalition
Contact: Jesse Lederman, jesselederman2016@gmail.com

Stop the Hate and Homophobia
Contact: Ellen Graves, ellenforpeace@gmail.com