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City Council Candidate Forum: Organized by Northampton Youth | October 28

Oct 24 2019
City Council Candidate Forum: Organized by Northampton Youth Monday, October 28, 6:00-7:30pm
Northampton High School, Northampton, MA
Facebook event details: https://www.facebook.com/events/1043508422697807/
The Northampton Mayor’s Youth Commission and other youth-led organizations, including Sunrise Northampton, Northampton High School Student Union, and Northampton High School Environmental Club, are holding a public forum [continue reading]

Food Is Public Health Oversight Hearing | Greenfield | September 27

Sep 23 2019
Food Is Public Health Oversight Hearing Friday, September 27, 1:00-4:00pm
Greenfield Community College, 1 College Dr, Greenfield, MA
Facebook event details: https://www.facebook.com/events/401926900449338/
“Please join us for an oversight hearing on the impact of food insecurity and inequitable access to nutritious food on public health.
Experts on the food [continue reading]

The Sojourner Truth School for Social Change Leadership

Sep 6 2019

Sojourner Truth School for Social Change Leadership offers free classes on social justice and leadership throughout the year.
“Our sole focus is teaching and training. Our classes are designed to meet the needs of climate change activists, labor organizers, aspiring political candidates, those considering civil disobedience, people [continue reading]

Amtrak announces Valley Flyer train schedule for Springfield, Holyoke, Northampton, Greenfield

Aug 28 2019
Amtrak announces Valley Flyer train schedule for Springfield, Holyoke, Northampton, Greenfield Read more here: https://www.masslive.com/business/2019/08/amtrak-announces-valley-flyer-schedule-of-trains-in-springfield-holyoke-northampton-greenfield.html [continue reading]

Thorndike Mills, maker of braided rag rugs in Palmer, shutting down after 94 years after losing stateside supply of wool cloth

Aug 23 2019
Thorndike Mills, maker of braided rag rugs in Palmer, shutting down after 94 years after losing stateside supply of wool cloth “PALMER — Unable to find a domestic source of wool cloth, Thorndike Mills owners Ed and Mitchell Garabedian are shutting down their manufacturing plant and retail store nearly a century after their immigrant father [continue reading]

How Committed Is Your State to Local Food?

Jun 18 2019
Supporting local farms not only supports your local economy, it also allows you to know how your food was produced.
Cornucopia encourages consumers to buy local and organic food whenever possible. Fresh food has a higher nutrient value, tastes better, and can be stored in the refrigerator longer. Our support of the best [continue reading]

Senator Ed Markey’s Green New Deal Town Hall | Northampton | March 24

Mar 21 2019
Senator Ed Markey’s Green New Deal Town Hall – Northampton Sunday, March 24, 6:00-7:30pm
Northampton High School, 380 Elm St, Northampton, MA
Facebook event details:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1991481597812678/
In February, Senator Ed Markey and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez introduced the historic Green New Deal resolution, a bold set of goals that calls for [continue reading]

Education To Employment Program Closes Gaps In Many Ways

Jan 29 2019
Education to Employment Program Closes Gaps in Many Ways
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Amherst Boasts Some Positive Transitions

Jan 11 2019
Amherst Boasts Some Positive Transitions
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National Science Foundation Selects UMass Amherst As Innovation Corps Site

Oct 27 2018
“The National Science Foundation (NSF) announced that it has selected UMass Amherst to be one of its national network of Innovation Corps (I-Corps) Sites. The program is intended to increase research commercialization and campus startups while enriching existing innovation infrastructure. Organizers hope to help new ventures bring economic development and jobs to the region.”
National Science Foundation [continue reading]

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