Tag Archives: organizing

Organizing is A Rollercoaster Ride

Posted on behalf of Stephen O’Hanlon, Public Narrative Coordinator for the Western MA team After getting caught in a thunderstorm on our way from Holyoke, we received a warm welcome at the Amherst Episcopal Church on the afternoon of July … Continue reading

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The Problem with a Moral High Ground

Posted on behalf of Dineen O’Rourke, Community Outreach Coordinator for the Western MA team I’ve been spending my entire summer doing climate organizing work. I’m traveling exclusively by bicycle and living my values by not spending money on anything other … Continue reading

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On Beans and Hearts

Posted on behalf of Sophie Sokolov, Social Media Coordinator for Team North Shore Last night, we burned chickpeas. They were boiling in a pot of water, completely submerged, but somehow, they burned. I’m not sure it’s ever happened before in … Continue reading

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Setting Off Sparks

posted on behalf of Georgette Sordellini, Media Coordinator for the Western MA team There were a quite a few times throughout the past few weeks where I felt low in spirits and there are many reasons as to why I … Continue reading

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Carolyn the Helpful

Posted on behalf of Ariel Schwalb, Community Outreach Coordinator for Team North Shore The first time our team met Carolyn Britt, she was at the joint GASPP and Healthlink meeting on the first of July. We had a busy night … 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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Our Time in Belchertown

by Dineen O’Rourke, Community Outreach Coordinator for the Western MA team During our long travel days it has always seemed to be that the steepest and most challenging hills appear right as we approach our destination, a cruel final test … Continue reading

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Declare Independence from Fossil Fuels!

posted on behalf of Abbie Goldberg, Video Coordinator for Team North Shore Happy Fourth of July everyone! Ok, so I’m a little late. Ok, so a lot late. But it seems like all of the North Shore was a little … 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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Signaling Pathways

by A. Grace Steig, Video Coordinator for the Western MA team Ben W. lifts his arm from his handlebars and gestures down with wiggling fingers, calling as he does so, “Pothole.” I have already spotted it and follow his glide … Continue reading

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