Tag Archives: environmental justice

The Cycle of Life

Posted on behalf of Tuula Perry, Team Leader, Team East I was offered a job on Wednesday (July 23rd) with the Garden to Table Program in San Jose. As a fruit picking coordinator, I will be a part of the … Continue reading

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A Sense of Place

Posted on behalf of Richard Hewitt, Groton Massachusetts resident Almost 40 years ago, my wife-to-be Diane and I drove through Central Massachusetts on our way from Cambridge, MA to Antioch Graduate School in Keene, NH. We were captivated by the … Continue reading

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Rider to Neighbor – Ciclista a Vecino

by A. Grace Steig, video coordinator for the Western MA team siga abajo para el Español “¡Sí se puede!” we chanted at the end of our third day of trainings and planning alongside members of Neighbor to Neighbor. We used … Continue reading

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La Historia de Rosa – Rosa’s Story

by Rosa Gonzalez, volunteer for Neighbor to Neighbor Holyoke Translated from Spanish to English by Ben Weilerstein – please forgive or offer correction to any mistakes in translation – for the original Spanish, scroll down Traducido del español al ingles … Continue reading

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What Intersectionality Means to Me

by Stephen O’Hanlon, Public Narrative Coordinator for the Western MA team – siga abajo para el español – After being warmly welcomed to town by the United Congregational Church of Holyoke the night before, we set off on foot on … Continue reading

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Ashby Resident Speaks Out about Pipeline Project

Posted on Behalf of Deb O’Hanlon, Ashby resident, Photos taken by Deborah O’Hanlon I am a property owner in North Central Massachusetts whose property is currently targeted in a route for a pipeline proposed by Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co., a subsidiary … Continue reading

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Seasons of Change – United Movements

Written by Tuula Perry, Team Leader, Team East Along my travels, I find it fascinating how people compare this movement and struggle to others in history. I spoke to Anne Deciccio (the gracious restaurant owner of Lucia’s Tavola who catered … Continue reading

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Nuestras Raices – Our Roots

written by Ben Linthicum, Team Leader for the Western MA team After a day of multilingual meetings and a social media training with Neighbor to Neighbor in Holyoke, biking another 6 miles to check out an urban farm wasn’t at … Continue reading

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Pipeline Through Our State Forest?

Written by Jana Wilkes, Community Outreach Coordinator, Teams East Last week, Team East biked through the Lowell-Dracut-Tyngsboro State Forest, a beautiful 1,140 acre site of forests, marsh, and ponds.  We biked down Trotting Park Road and decided to walk off … Continue reading

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Lawn Games, Bees: Pain and Beauty

by Abbie Goldberg, Video Coordinator for the North Shore Team When we arrived at the Pawtucket Congregational Church, after a long day of around 40 miles of biking, we set up a hose where we could shampoo our hair and … Continue reading

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