|An association of public and private agencies affiliated to promote consumer interests:
The Massachusetts Consumers' Coalition (MCC) was established in 1976 by representatives of local, state & federal consumer agencies, consumer advocacy organizations & others who were concerned with protecting consumers and ensuring fairness in the marketplace.
|The purpose of the Coalition is fourfold:
- to increase awareness of consumer issues and consumers' rights
- to share information about consumer problems and refer trends involving unfair or deceptive practices to the appropriate authorities
- to enhance the training of consumer protection professionals
- to promote legislation that strengthens consumer rights and to oppose measures that would be detrimental to consumers