SOCIAL JUSTICE

Talks underway for reparations in Amherst

3/1/21

AMHERST — Two closed-door meetings with Black residents, including one held Sunday, have been scheduled to give a more focused direction to...

NORTHAMPTON — Rose Bookbinder has stepped down as co-director of the Pioneer Valley Workers Center, an organization she helped found.The workers...

AMHERST — Pulling out the picture book “Alma and How She Got Her Name” from a paper bag, first grader Juniper Westgate expressed delight at the...

AMHERST — Amherst is on a path toward providing reparations to Black residents for past injustices following the Town Council’s unanimous adoption...

AMHERST — An ongoing effort to have Amherst join other communities pursuing reparations for Black Americans will be highlighted with a virtual...

SOUTH HADLEY — Staff members at the Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter Public School (PVPA) have reached their first labor contract with the...

AMHERST — Amherst is joining a national network of cities and towns that promotes racial equity in government and communities.Town Manager Paul...

Northampton’s Forbes Library wants to include more diverse voices from the western Massachusetts community with the goal of bringing more anti...

AMHERST — An anti-racist curriculum will be launched in the public schools in Amherst and Pelham beginning in September, according to...

NORTHAMPTON — Food justice, health care access and criminal justice reform were on the menu Friday as Congregation B’nai Israel hosted its eighth...

The 4th Annual Pioneer Valley Women’s March in Northampton has been moved to Springfield and will take place on Jan. 18. “The Pioneer Valley Women...

NORTHAMPTON — The City Council unanimously passed a resolution on first reading at its Thursday meeting to commemorate the Greensboro Massacre...

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