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2nd Annual Plug-In: Building Power through Grassroots Community Organizing

Event date/time: 

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Place: 

Commonwealth Honors College Event Hall

A participatory action forum bringing community organizers and leaders from the following organizations to campus to share their work:
Arise for Social Justice (Springfield, MA)WE ACT for Environmental Justice (West Harlem, NY) Independent Drivers Guild (Brooklyn, NY)Granite State Organizing Project (Manchester, NH) Pioneer Valley Project (Springfield, MA) & more

This is a great chance for students and faculty to learn from, and connect with organizers who are leading the fights in their communities for environmental and racial justice, worker rights, educational equity, migrants rights, and more.

This event is free and open to the public. Food will be provided. We are grateful to the following co-sponsors for making this event possible:
UMass Department of Anthropology, Sociology, Political Science, Social Thought and Political Economy, Resistance Studies Initiative, Labor Studies Center, Feinberg Family Lecture Series, Commonwealth Honors College, Community Engagement and Service Learning, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, Graduate Employee Organization, Center for Ethics and the Common Good (Hampshire), Latin American Studies (Smith), Study of Women and Gender (Smith), Five Colleges, Inc.


Location: 

157 COMMONWEALTH AVE
Amherst, MA 01003
United States
157 COMMONWEALTH AVE Amherst MA