The Equal Justice Coalition honored Representative Ruth B. Balser (D-Newton) with the Beacon of Justice Award this week.
Beacon Of Justice Award
Saturday, January 19, 2013
Monday, December 12, 2011
The Newton legislator received the award from the Equal Justice Coalition.
The following is a press release issued by Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation: The Equal Justice Coalition honored Senator Cynthia Stone Creem (D-Newton), chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, along with four other current and former legislators, with the Beacon of Justice Award. The honorees were selected for their outstanding support in providing access to justice for low-income Massachusetts residents with critical civil legal problems this past year. “We are extremely thankful for the extraordinary efforts of these legislators,” said Lonnie Powers, executive director of the Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation. “They have demonstrated they understand the need for the Commonwealth to invest in providing quality legal …