Racist and Systemic Police Violence, Chicago Style

  As a part of the Feinberg Family Distinguished Lecture Series at UMass Department of History, this talk, recorded October 5, 2016, is on the subject of Police Violence in Chicago.  Attorney Flint Taylor of the People’s Law Office discusses his experiences defending many Black Panthers leaders and those who were victim to torture on…

Our Bodies, Our Justice Rally in Springfield

  INVITATION TO OUR COMMUNITY PARTNERS February 11, 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm City Hall 36 Court St Springfield, MA 01103 Access to reproductive health care is under attack. The House introduced a bill to defund Planned Parenthood. SCOTUS nominee Judge Gorsuch could overturn Roe v. Wade. Anti-choice movement is having “defund Planned…

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…

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.…

Upcoming Events – Week of 12/5

Here are some upcoming events you may find interesting: MONDAY Defeat Trumpism, Build Solidarity 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Pioneer Valley Workers Center 20 Hampton Ave Northampton, MA 01060 USA Learn how to get involved in the campaign against wage theft! To propose a committee structure that can respond effectively to local and national threats…