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Contributors & thanks

The Ruffin Society is indebted to numerous foundations and individual supporters for contributing to the development of Long Road to Justice. We continue our development efforts and we welcome your contributions! The following are among those who have provided generous support:

Over $50,000
CL Jr.–RML Fund (Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund)

$10,000 –$50,000
Bank Boston
Boston Bar Foundation
The Boston Foundation
Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts (from the Eugene Baxter Charitable Fund, administered by Fleet National Bank)
Gardiner Howland Shaw Foundation
Highland Connection
Massachusetts Bar Foundation
Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities

California Community Foundation
Fidelity Investments
Foley, Hoag & Eliot Foundation
John Hancock Life Insurance Company
George H. & Jane A. Mifflin Memorial Fund

Bingham Dana LLP
Boston Phoenix
Citizens Financial Group
Pamela D. Everhart Charitable Gift Foundation
Norman Fidelman
Hemenway & Barnes
Palmer & Dodge LLP
William J. & Lia G. Poorvu Foundation
Peter & Suzanne Read

Edward J. Barshak
The Susan Bernstein Fund
Wayne A. Budd
Steve Carr & Louise Elving
John F. Cogan, Jr.
Julian Cohen
Hon. Thomas E. Connolly
Dwyer & Collora, LLP
Ann Fleck-Henderson
Francis W. Hatch
William & Mari-Ann Hogan
Hon. Julian T. & Susan Houston
Jeffrey F. Jones
Hon. Susan Maze-Rothstein
D. Lloyd McDonald
Hon. James & KatherineS. McHugh
(in memory of J. Harold Flannery)

Don Rodman
Steven Walske
Warner & Stackpole
Lucy Stroock


In addition, Long Road to Justice has received substantial in-kind support from the following organizations: College of Criminal Justice, Northeastern University; Social Law Library; Foley, Hoag; Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities; Massachusetts Historical Society; Facing History and Ourselves.

For more information about the funding for Long Road to Justice, or to inquire about making a donation, please e-mail us at lrtj@masshist.org.