Education Rallies

Recent rallies in Holyoke and Boston for better education were attended by Valley residents. On September 8 in Holyoke, activists held a rally in support of a public school teacher who the... Read more »

13 Arrested at Hartford McDonalds Strike

In Hartford, Connecticut, police arrested 13 people for non-violent civil disobedience at a protest at a McDonalds restaurant September 4. The workers were asking for their wages to be raised to... Read more »

Mass Marches Work

Free round-trip bus tickets from Holyoke to a September 21 climate march in New York City are available. President Obama and the leaders of other nations will be in New York City that day to try... Read more »

Photos: Seven Arrested at Springfield Rally

On August 22, police arrested seven people for non-violent civil disobedience in Springfield. They were protesting the decision by a bank that pays its CEO millions of dollars a year to force a... Read more »

100 at Amherst Rally for Michael Brown

On August 16 in Amherst, more than 100 people attended a rally to call for accountability for the white policeman who shot and killed Michael Brown, an unarmed, 18-year-old African American in... Read more »