Category: Activism & Social Justice

Dollar$ for Scholars 2014

Dollar$ for Scholars 2014 is the 9th Year the clever folks that raise money for scholarships have sent citizens scavenging for trivia, facts –as they like to call it, Local Legends and Lure. October 4th Edition had teams scouring Florence…

What Would You Risk for a Cause?

Melissa Wlostoski saw Walking with the Enemy and asked the question what would you risk for a cause? Video produced with help from Greenfield Community Television.

Child Abuse Awareness Breakfast

The Annual Child Abuse Awareness Breakfast, held at the Log Cabin in Holyoke, is the chief fundraiser for the Northwestern Children’s Advocacy Center. Through its child-friendly facilities and multidisciplinary approach, the Northwestern Children’s Advocacy Center coordinates the work of medical…

Pulaski Park Revisioning

Pulaski Park hides itself behind large spruce and dogwood trees downtown, directly next to the Academy of Music and Memorial Hall. It hasn’t been redesigned since 1976. Last Thursday night citizens were invited to offer ideas and suggestions to improve…

A Conversation with Chuck D and Gaye Theresa Johnson

Recorded on March 26, 2014 at Smith College in Northampton, MA. Gaye Theresa Johnson and her husband Chuck D talk about music, social justice, and the importance of critical situated knowledge in the 21st century.