Fight for Freedom: “To Do” list

Bill Newman’s (and others) “To Do List” under a Trump Administration: This is the list that was read at the December 19 “Fight for Freedom” panel at JFK Middle School. If you have any corrections, updates, or items that you think should be added, submit them here at the bottom of the page! Protest, march,…

Fight for Freedom: Panel Audio/Video

On December 19, a panel at JFK Middle School in Northampton was held, entitled “The Fight for Freedom in 2017.” It featured U.S. Congressman Jim McGovern; Attorney Bill Newman, Director of Western MA ACLU; Mehlaqa Samdani, Executive Director, Critical Connections; and Ann Lynch, Assistant Attorney General in the Civil Rights Division of the MA Attorney…

Sanctuary: What does it mean for Easthampton?

Given the steps taken toward making Easthampton a “sanctuary city”, and in an effort to build support and understanding in town, Jeff Napolitano of American Friends Service Committee and Merri Ansara have organized a community forum called “Sanctuary: What does it mean for Easthampton.” The forum is for those who live and work in Easthampton.…

Post-Election Events, Protests and Groups

 Monday, December 19 The Fight for Freedom in 2017: What We Are, Where We’re Going, and What to Do JFK Middle School Community Room. 100 Bridge Rd, Florence, MA 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Panelists will provide concrete information and productive responses to what we’re facing, what we might do to prepare, and what we…