Charleston, WV

West Virginia Economic Justice

Rail yard in Williamson

Rail yard in Williamson, West Virginia.

A lot of coal has left West Virginia in cars from the rail yard in Williamson with little benefit to the state or its residents. A Future Fund will allow West Virginia to convert non-renewable resources into a permanent source of wealth. Learn about the Future Fund campaign.

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Beth Spence

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The West Virginia Economic Justice Project (WVEJ) works statewide on issues affecting low income and working families.

The project helps people get the best possible deal from the current system, engages in campaigns to gain or defend economic rights for workers and low income families, helps build effective coalition in support of economic justice for all people.

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  • The West Virginia Future Fund – financed by severance taxes on extracted minerals – would provide a permanent source of wealth for West Virginia. It would provide the means...

Resources for download

  • West Virginia - Economic Justice in Hard Times: Then and Now
  • West Virginial Economic Justice Coalition Partners
  • West Virginia Economic Justice Project in the news
  • MARStar Spring 2010

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