January 2020 / early February Community Activities
Climate Issues and Church Congregations: Wednesday, January 22, 6:30 p.m.
Temple Israel in Greenfield (27 Pierce St.).
Program on climate issues and how religious congregations can get involved in this potentially holy work; Multiple invited speakers and led by Margaret Bullitt-Jonas. There will be a vegetarian potluck at 5:30 p.m. (please label ingredients); program starts at 6:30p.m.
See flyer at end of this page.
Poor People’s Campaign:
Now more than ever, people need housing, good jobs and fair pay so that workers of all races and backgrounds can have a decent life. People need the right to organize, build strong communities, and transform this nation.
Discussion Session on the Poor People’s Campaign,
Friday, January 24th, 6:00p.m.
All Souls UU Church - Greenfield (399 Main St.) in the accessible sanctuary.
Rally for Poor People’s Campaign, Wednesday, February 5th, 7:00p.m.,
Second Congregational Church, (16 Court Square), Greenfield.
Rev. William Barber, a national leader of the Poor People’s Campaign, will make a national call for moral revival.
Please, RSVP at the following website to help with event planning:
Please note the correct event address is Second Congregational Church,
this is a new and bigger location.
VITA Free Tax Assistance Program!
sponsored by Community Action Pioneer Valleys (393 Main St.)
Free tax preparation is available for low to moderate income earners by our team of IRS certified volunteers in Northampton or Greenfield.
Appointments available from January 27th through mid-April.
Our goal is to maximize refunds by applying all available deductions and credits to help participants get their refund quickly, accurately and for the largest amount possible. If you, or someone you know could benefit from this service, reach out to us online at
https://www.communityaction.us/freetaxassistance or by phone (413)376-1136
Sojourner Truth School for Social Change Leadership – Spring 2020 Catalog of classes is out. This organization provides many Free classes in Franklin County on social change topics. Go to the internet site: https://truthschool.org/ for more information and to register for a class.