Tag Archives: Lowell

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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You, Too, Might Just be an Activist

by Ben Weilerstein, Social Media Coordinator for the Western MA team On Tuesday a railroad track converted into a bike path carried us most of the way from Wilmot, NH to Concord, NH. On Wednesday the hills bore us across … Continue reading

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Biking in Solidarity with Dracut and Lowell

Written by Tuula Perry, Team Leader, Team East I am so proud of my team for hosting our first event this past Tuesday, July 1st. We held the event at St. Francis Church down the hill near a newly constructed … Continue reading

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Moments in Community

by Kelly Chen, Media Coordinator for Team North Shore Every night before I drift off, I experience several things. I feel the carpeted floor firm under my back and hear other sleeping bags rustle beside me. After one last glimpse … Continue reading

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Art in the Movement

by Sophie Sokolov, Social Media Coordinator for the North Shore team It starts with a little banjo picking in the mornings, some tunes to pull us out of sleep. By lunch, half-sung half-remembered lyrics tumble from our lips between bites.  … Continue reading

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Power to the Gardening People!

Written by Rachel Eckles, Media Coordinator, Team East, written on Sunday, June 22, 2014 Saturday, June 21, a few of us rode across town to join Mill City Grows in a work day for the community gardens here in Lowell, … Continue reading

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The Anatomy of a Movement

by A. Grace Steig, Video Coordinator for the Western MA team When I heard that our training at beautiful Camp Wilmot in New Hampshire and the Pawtucket Congregational Church in Lowell, Massachusetts would last two weeks, I thought that time … Continue reading

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The Journey (Lowell, MA to Peterborough, NH)

Written by Hillary Bernhardt, Video Coordinator, Team New Hampshire What is a bicycle, but an aluminum frame, rubber wheels, spokes, peddles, and handle bars? What is the act of biking but, a series of steady rotations to transport the rider … Continue reading

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Anti-Oppression Workshop

Written by Aaron Morales, New Media Coordinator, Team Massachusetts “You know, there is a sign in the middle of Puerto Rico that says, ‘Go To Dunkirk for Food Stamps,’” says the girl behind the cash register at Starbucks as she … Continue reading

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A Sense of Community

Posted by Kristin Jackson I was always skeptical of organized religion. Growing up, I went to church at a young age, but as my siblings and I got older and busier, it seemed to just fall out of our schedule. … Continue reading

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