Closing AFSC in Western Massachusetts

31 May 2017 Dear Friends, Since its founding in 1968 by Frances Crowe, the Western Massachusetts branch of the AFSC has endeavored to resist the military-industrial complex, preserve the civil liberties of all people, push back against oppression, and cultivate youth leadership in the movement for social change. Unfortunately, because of major budgetary shortfalls at…

Make a Call Today to Stop a Scheduled Eviction

Sammie and Kevin Smith have been served an eviction scheduled for 5/25 at 9am. We will move to block this eviction and to protect our family and our community! We will be conducting a Blockade Training tomorrow night to prepare to Block this EVICTION. The training will be held at 361 Sumner Ave, Trinity Church,…

No More War, Give Peace a Chance, Monday April 17th, Pat*Riot's Day Rally, Meet Up at 11 a.m. Bridge St. School, Route 9 Northampton, 12 noon, Anti-war peace "riot" in Pulaski Park, Speak Up and Sing-out against War and Military Spending, more info at: northamptoncommittee.org afscwm.org

Pat*RIOT’s Day Rally

We call upon all people of conscience to resist society‚Äôs increasing acceptance of war as a normal condition. U.S. militarism is inextricably entwined with global white supremacy and economic injustices. War and increased militarism are responsible for tens of millions of displaced people and refugees, famine and accelerating climate change. The carbon footprint of the…

Sign the Petition for Safe Communities!

The Safe Communities Act of Massachusetts (currently S.1305 in the state legislature) would: Ensure no state support for a Muslim registry. Prohibits access to information in state databases for use in any federal registry program based on national origin, religion or other protected characteristics. Ensures Basic Due Process Rights for people detained in state and…