Events

RJR CALENDAR

Highlighted days on calendar have scheduled events. Click on day for event information.

  


FREE MONTHLY PROGRAMS

The first Saturday morning of most months, 10:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. at the First Congregational Church, 43 Silver Street, Greenfield MA. Free snacks, free childcare by reservation, free literature! Donations welcome.

Cancellations due to weather will be announced on WHAI, 98.3 FM and http://whai.com/closings/http://whai.com/

Our monthly programs are supported in part by grants from these Local Cultural Councils: Amherst, Ashfield, Buckland, Charlemont-Hawley, Conway, Gill, Greenfield, Heath, Montague, New Salem, Northfield, Orange, Pelham, Rowe, Shelburne, Shutesbury, Warwick, Wendell, and Whately, local agencies which are supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.


Saturday, March 7, 2020

Palestine Solidarity

Topics will include a historic overview, Palestinian resistance, Israeli and U.S. solidarity, and a look toward the future.

Click image for a full-page, printable version.

 


POOR PEOPLE’S CAMPAIGN

Learn about the Poor People’s Campaign

The Poor People’s Campaign, A National Call for a Moral Revival

Help plan for the June 20 March in Washington DC!

6 p.m. on the 2nd & 4th Friday of each month, in the sanctuary of All Souls Church, corner of Main and Hope Streets, Greenfield.
Includes a light supper prepared by Stone Soup Cafe!

 


OTHER GROUPS’ EVENTS

2020

January-June, Springfield MA: And Still We Rise: Leadership Forum for Women of Color Leaders

Ongoing through April 12, Northampton MA: Black Refractions, Highlights from the Studio Museum in Harlem

January 23-April 26, Providence RI: Unfinished Business: The Long Civil Rights Movement

February 1 – November, western New England: River Stories: Recovering Indigenous Voices Of the Connecticut River Valley

February 7-29, Greenfield MA: SEED Diversity Training. For more information or to apply

February 18-March 1, Providence RI: Just Mercy book club

Monday, February 24, Amherst MA: Black Art Matters Festival

Wednesday, February 26, Amherst MA: Native American and Indigenous Speaker Series: Roger Paul (Passamaquady). 3-4:30 pm, Dickinson Hall Rm. 212, UMass

Friday, February 28, Chicopee MA: Annual Black Issues Summit at Elms College

February 28-March 1, Western MA tba: Undoing Racism Workshop with the People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond

Wednesday, March 11, Amherst MA: Native American and Indigenous Speaker Series: Linda Coombs (Aquinnah Wampanoag). 3-4:30 pm, Dickinson Hall Rm. 212, UMass

Wednesday, March 25, Northampton MA: Resisting White Supremacy: Uniting Against Anti-Semitism and Racism in an Age of Extremism

Wednesday, April 1, Amherst MA: Native American and Indigenous Speaker Series: Shannon Martin (Ojibwe/Pottawatomi). 3-4:30 pm, Dickinson Hall Rm. 212, UMass

April 1-4, Mesa AZ: White Privilege Conference

Saturday, April 4, South Hadley MA: Women of Color Trailblazers Leadership Conference

Saturday, April 11, Amherst MA: Annual UMass Powwow

Wednesday, April 15, Amherst MA: Native American and Indigenous Speaker Series: Rachael Sayet (Mohegan). 3-4:30 pm, Dickinson Hall Rm. 212, UMass

Saturday, June 20, Washington DC: Mass Poor People’s Assembly and Moral March On Washington

August 1-2, Great Falls MA: Pocumtuck Homelands Festival

November 12-14, Raleigh NC: Facing Race – A National Conference

Email us your announcements of racial justice-related events and we will include in our listings if possible. Events from across the country and beyond are welcome – people from all over view this page!