Western Mass. Groups & Projects

413 Staying Connected For Action

ACLU Immigrant Protection Project of Western MA

All Souls Church annual Anti-Racism Film Festival, held every spring

The Amherst Branch NAACPFacebook page may be more up to date than website.

Amherst Human Rights Commission

Arise for Social Justice, Springfield MA

BLM413

Coming Together, Amherst MA

Crossing the Waters Institute for Cultural Exchange, building alliances between artists and others in the U.S. with groups in Africa

David Ruggles Center for Early Florence History and Underground Railroad Studies, Florence MA

Franklin County Continuing the Political Revolution

Gardening the Community, Springfield MA

Great Falls Books Through Bars

Greenfield Human Rights Commission

Healing Racism Institute of Pioneer Valley

It’s no confederate flag, but the Massachusetts state seal is still pretty awful, by Yvonne Abraham at the Boston Globe

Lost River Racial Justice

Massachusetts for Equality and Racial Justice (MERJ)

Mass Slavery Apology, RJR’s keystone project

Multicultural Bridge, Berkshire County, MA

New Massachusetts Hotline To Report Civil Rights Complaints

The Nolumbeka Project, preserving New England’s Tribal Heritage

Not In Our Town Greenfield MA, organizing to prevent hate crimes and bullying

Nuestras Raices, promoting agri-culture in Holyoke

Pioneer Valley Workers Center, building power with low-wage and immigrant workers throughout Western Massachusetts

Racial Justice Rising – that’s us!

The Root Social Justice Center, Brattleboro VT

Slavery in the Connecticut Valley of Massachusetts, a book by Dr. Robert H. Romer of Amherst

Sojourner Truth Memorial Statue Project, Florence, MA

Sojourner Truth School for Social Change Leadership

Undoing Racism Organizing Collective brings Undoing Racism Workshops to the region

Visioning BEAR Circle Intertribal Coalition works to prevent sexual and domestic violence in the intertribal communities of the Northeast & to prevent violence against Mother Earth.

Western MA Health Equity Network
– Listing of Regional Racial Justice Resources

Western MA SURJ – Showing Up for Racial Justice