Solidarity Actions in Western MA

Northampton

Unable to join the Women’s March in Washington, Boston or New York? Join it in Northampton!

Beginning at 10:00 AM on 1/21/17 we will live stream the Women’s March in the Social Room of the Unitarian Society, 220 Main St, Northampton, and provide information about community organizations in our area. Come see how you can get involved! You are welcome to bring a lunch.

For those who want to protest, a march will begin at 11:30 at Sheldon Field, and end next to the Unitarian Society, at Pulaski Park.

At 12:30 PM, we’ll have a rally. Speakers will include Mary Ford, the first female mayor of Northampton; Diana Sierra from the Pioneer Valley Workers Center; Marty Nathan from the Markham-Nathan Fund for Social Justice, La Cliniquita and Climate Action Now; and legendary activist Frances Crowe. Myra Lam, from the American Friends Service Committee, will emcee.

Greenfield

In solidarity with the Women’s March on Washington, women and their allies will gather on the Greenfield Town Common (Court Square) for a rally on Saturday, January 21 at 12:30 p.m. Echoing the message of the Washington March, local speakers, songs, signs, and personal testimony will focus on standing together for women’s and human rights. Intended as a call to action, the rally will provide information about the concrete actions participants can take to protect their rights, safety, health, and families. At 1 p.m., participants in the Greenfield rally will join incividuals and groups across the country in observing the One Minute of Silence for Equality. The 1@1 action is a call for women’s equality, women’s rights, and human rights.

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Pittsfield

10am – 2pm

Colonial Theater

111 South St, Pittsfield, MA 01201

Stand in local solidarity with the women’s march on D.C.! There will be a live stream of D.C., Performances and Art.