AFSC’s 33rd Annual MLK Day Celebration

How We Shall Resist – Monday, January 16 (If you wish to volunteer to help on the day, please email or call 413-584-8975!) On MLK Day this year – Monday, January 16 – the American Friends Service Committee will hold our 33rd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration with events to last through the entire day. The theme of this year’s program will … Continue reading

The Women’s March on Washington

Saturday, January 21, 2017 10:00 am Washington, DC   This is an INCLUSIVE march, and EVERYONE who supports women’s rights are welcome.   In the spirit of democracy and honoring the champions of human rights, dignity, and justice who have come before us, we join in diversity to show our presence in numbers too great to ignore.   The Women’s March on Washington will send … Continue reading

How to Be an Ally for At Risk Community Members

Thursday, December 22 from 7-9pm Munson Library 1046 S East Street Amherst, MA “There is no question that the future will be challenging for all of us ahead, but there are imminent risks facing our immigrant community members once Donald Trump takes office.  Come hear from Lauren Burke, Amherst-native immigration attorney, co-founder of Atlas:DIY, and Forbes 30 under 30 attorney, as well as local immigrant families … Continue reading

Political & Legislative Committee – Join us

For All These Rights, We Continue to Fight!   Living wages * Healthcare * Safe workplaces * Union rights and closed shops * No Deportations * Freedom from police violence * A livable planet * Dignity at work * Reproductive rights * LGBTQ equality Our rights are under attack from politicians. Want to fight back? Join the rank-and-file UAW Local 2322 legislation committee! Our first … Continue reading