Arise for Social Justice Records
Arise for Social Justice Records, 1956-2010 (Bulk: 1985-2010)
32 boxes (30.25 linear ft.)
Collection number: MS 458
Grassroots advocacy, low-income rights and social justice organization based in Springfield, Mass. The Records provide a detailed record of the activities, decision-making processes, and political foundation of the organization and its work in coalition with regional, state, national, and international groups. Major topics found in the records include criminal justice, economic justice, HIV/AIDS prevention, homelessness, housing, poverty, social justice, and welfare rights. In addition there are resources produced by many other organizations working for social and economic justice.
Terms of Access and Use:
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The bulk of the Records are open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection, although researchers must sign the "Access Agreement Form" before viewing some restricted records (as noted in container listing).
The Sophia Smith Collection owns copyright to unpublished works created by Arise for Social Justice members and employees as part of their participation in the group. Permission must be obtained to publish reproductions or quotations beyond "fair use." Copyright to materials authored by persons other than Arise for Social Justice members and employees as part of their participation in the organization may be owned by those individuals or their heirs or assigns. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.
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