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Bike Safety Rap

A collaborative effort by Team Western Massachusetts  on August 6th, 2013. Advertisements

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A New Perspective

Written by Alex Hogan, Outreach Coordinator for Team Western Massachusetts on August 4th, 2013.  Two Tuesdays ago, it was my turn to get groceries.  Matt and I set out from our church in Holyoke for the local Stop & Shop … Continue reading

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Off the Record

Written by Sarah Foster, Team Leader on Western Massachusetts, on August 1, 2013.   I am usually a quiet person. Upon first meeting me you may think I am shy, but I am not one to let my voice go unheard. … Continue reading

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Surviving 7 Weeks of Climate Summer Without Running Out of Things to Talk About, with Advice from WeMa **

Written by Sarah Foster, Team Leader on Team Western Massachusetts on July 28th, 2013.             So you’ve come to the end of your seventh week of Climate Summer. The four or five people you have spent every waking (and sleeping) moment … Continue reading

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Our Time in Holyoke

By Alison Goyer, New Media Coordinator, Team Western Massachusetts, on July 28th, 2013. Being from North Carolina, I’m clueless about Massachusetts. Town names are almost meaningless to me, so when we arrive in a new place I have almost no … Continue reading

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In a World of Extraversion

Written by Lydia Federico, Video Coordinator for Team Western Massachusetts, on July 23rd, 2013.  Public speaking and big group discussions make me uncomfortable. They always have, and until recently, I’ve been ashamed of it. I speak softly and don’t have … Continue reading

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Dulce et Decorum Est

Written by Matt Menezes, Old Media Coordinator, Western Massachusetts, on July 21, 2013 Walking with Alex later last night, while the rest of the team enjoyed much-needed sleep on the hard linoleum floor, the nature of our work became clearer to … Continue reading

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Notes on Churches

Written by Caroline White-Nockleby, Events Coordinator for Western Massachusetts on July 17th, 2013.  Churches are perplexing. They are meant to be everyone’s space to call their own. Signs on the outside proclaim anyone is welcome; often, the doors are unlocked. Yet at … Continue reading

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A Collection Haikus

By WeMA   Biking down the road The trailor weighs more than me I see you, pothole                                –Alison Goyer Wow climate riders– you guys all … Continue reading

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The Indigenous People of Earth

Written by Matt Menezes, Media Coordinator, Team Western Massachusetts on July 8th, 2013                                                                    Last week, the Western Massachusetts team attended the Sacred World … Continue reading

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