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…

MLK Day 2017: How We Shall Resist

This year, on AFSC’s 33rd Annual Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., AFSC will sponsor a series of events over the course of the day – from the Sojourner Truth Walking Tour and a Children’s Program (run by Dr. Ousmane Power-Greene) – to a series of workshops and trainings in various spaces in downtown…

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…