Our social justice team is dedicated to promoting equity and inclusion in our organization and beyond. We work on various initiatives to raise awareness, educate, and advocate for marginalized groups and causes. We welcome anyone who shares our vision and values to join us and make a difference.
Deb Fastino (she/her)
Executive Director of the Coalition for Social Justice Education Fund
She has 20+ years of experience in social justice leadership. She joined us as a struggling single mother and became Executive Director in 2012. Likewise, she led several statewide campaigns on healthcare, minimum wage, sick time, and family leave. She founded and directs the Common Start Coalition for early education and childcare.
Marlene Pollock (she/her)
Co-founder of the Coalition for Social Justice
Marlene is a grassroots organizer from New Bedford. She recruits volunteers for CSJ Ed Fund campaigns on various social justice issues. She gives volunteers options to make a difference at their level of comfort and involvement. Likewise, she leads the fight for free calls for incarcerated people and affordable rents in her city.
Sabrina Davis (she/her)
Transit and Environmental Justice Organizer
Sabrina Davis volunteered for social justice campaigns in Massachusetts since 2014. She organized against charter school expansion in 2016 and for minimum wage and paid leave in 2017-2018. She also supports the fair share tax campaign and the transit and environmental justice campaigns.
Sophie Kripp (she/her)
National Policy Coordinator
In addition to being a Stonehill College student and participating in various forms of activism, Sophie works with local and national partners, focusing on areas of paid leave and child care. She joined our team as a part-time staff member in 2021 and has been working in various capacities since.
Danielle St. Pierre (they/them)
Director of Civic Engagement
They are a social justice activist and a sexual violence survivor. They co-founded The Every Voice Coalition and helped pass a survivor-centered bill in MA. They have experience in organizing, mental health, and LGBTQ+ issues. They want to dismantle systems of oppression.
Raena Camacho (she/her)
Brockton North Grassroots Coordinator
Raena Camacho is a social justice activist and trauma specialist. She provides culturally responsive care to marginalized communities and volunteers for social reform. She is a certified Grief Recovery Method Specialist and wellness coach. Likewise, she has experience in business, community projects, and politics. She served on the board of NATAS and chaired the PR committee for the Emmy Awards.