A People’s Vision: Looking Beyond the 114th Congress

As the new Congress convenes in D.C., we gathered to articulate our visions for our country. We brought together groups working for change to celebrate what they’re doing. We couldn’t wait for Washington to lead! We congregated outside Northampton First Churches tomorrow (Tuesday, January 5) at 6:30pm, to hear the Raging Grannies, a few words about the state of…

#ValleyGives to AFSC!

Can you imagine Western Massachusetts without AFSC? For over 46 years, the American Friends Service Committee in Western Massachusetts has been working for social justice – be it draft resistance, anti-nuclear activism, youth non-violence training, immigration policy, and more. On this day of generous giving, will you contribute to AFSC so that we can continue…

Response to Ferguson Grand Jury Announcement

Northampton Joined National Response to Ferguson Grand Jury TUESDAY AT 5:30PM, NORTHAMPTON CITY HALL Tuesday, November 25 following Monday’s announcement regarding grand jury inquiry into Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson’s shooting of Michael Brown is made, a demonstration in solidarity with the people of Ferguson and in opposition to the ways in which racism informs policing…