Sojourner Truth School for Social Change Leadership,
2019 Class Schedule

Providing a broad range of free trainings offered by local experts at the Sojourner School for Social Change Leadership in Easthampton, Greenfield, Holyoke, Northampton, and Springfield.  Strengthen your skills in moving change.  Classes offered through May.   

About the Truth School

New Guide! Indivisible on Offense
Check out the New Indivisible Guide for strategies in dealing with the new Congress.

Office Hours for our New Senators and Representatives


Contact information:; (617) 722-1532 (Statehouse), (413) 367-4656 (District - Elena Cohen,, and Sam Hopper,; Facebook:;  Instagram:; Twitter:

For the most up-to-date list of events, including upcoming bill hearings, please visit

32nd Annual COSA Breakfast and Awards
September 20 @ 8:00 am
Inn at Boltwood, 30 Boltwood Avenue, Amherst

Senator Jo Comerford will be the keynote speaker at the 32nd Annual COSA Breakfast (The Council of Social Agencies of Hampshire County).  Breakfast is provided along with the opportunity to network.  Please register here.

The People's Office hours

Friday, Sept 20 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Quabbin Mediation, 13 South Main Street, Orange
FB event

Monday, Sept 23 @ 5:30-7:30 pm
South Hadley Public Library, 2 Canal Street, South Hadley (With Rep Carey)
Representative Dan Carey and Senator Jo Comerford will provide legislative updates and you can ask questions about issues important to you. Please email question to Kelly O’Reilly at kelly.o'
FB event

Wednesday, Sept 25 @ 9:00 am-12:00 pm
UMass Amherst, Isenberg School of Business, Suite 101,121 Presidents Drive, Amherst (Directions:
FB event


Contact information:;  617-722-2400 (Statehouse - Room 134), 413-362-9453 (District - Lily Wallace,;; Instagram: BlaisForMA; Website:

Office Hours:
Rep. Blais and/or her legislative aide will be avalible to meet with constituents at the following locations:

Every Monday, 1-6:30 pm - The Montague Office (in the Montague Town Hall), 1 Avenue A, Turners Falls
Every Thursday, 1-6 pm - The Chesterfield Office (in the Hilltown CDC), 387 Main Rd, Chesterfield

Both of these locations allow for confidential meetings and walk-ins are always welcome. To ensure the Representative’s attendance please email to book an appointment.


Contact information:  email:; 617-722-2060 (Statehouse - Room 33), 413-529-4286 (District - Kelly.O';;

Office Hours:

Friday, Sept 27, 1-2 pm, Hadley Council on Aging, 120 Russell St, Hadley
Monday, Sept 30, 12-1 pm, Granby Senior Center, 10 W State St, Granby

Also, on Monday, Sept 23 @ 5:30-7:30 pm, in the South Hadley Public Library, 2 Canal Street, South Hadley,
Representative Carey and Senator Comerford will provide legislative updates and you can ask questions about issues important to you. Please email question to Kelly O’Reilly at
FB event 10 W State Street, Granby


Contact information:  Email:; 617-722-2425 x7316 (Statehouse); 617-722-2425 x7317 (District - Katie O'Leary,; website:; Facebook, Twitter and Instagram: all at @MindyForMA

Office Hours:

Thursday, September 19, 3:30-5 pm, Pelham Library, Pelham FB
Friday, September 27, 4-5:30 pm, Jones Library, Amherst FB

Coffee hours:

Tuesday, September 3, 8-9 am, The Black Sheep, Amherst FB
Monday, September 23, 8-9 am, Dunkin Donuts, Granby FB

Community Conversation on the 2020 Census:

Thursday, September 19, 6:30-7:30 pm, Jones Library, Woodbury Room, Amherst FB

Coffee hours

Date Location Address Time
10/7 Cushman Market 491 Pine St, Amherst 8-9am
11/4 Atkins South 1151 West St, Amherst 8-9am
12/9 SHARE 178 N Pleasant St, Amherst 8-9am
Community Census Conversations
9/19 Jones Library, 43 Amity St, Amherst 6:30-8 pm
10/19 Jones Library, 43 Amity St, Amherst 6:30-8 pm
11/16 Jones Library, 43 Amity St, Amherst 1-2 pm


Contact information: District office: 76 Gothic Street, Northampton; email:; 617-722-2460 (Statehouse Rm 443), 413-270-1166 (district - Laura Britton,; Facebook:; Instagram: @sabadosama; Twitter: @SabadosaMa; Website:

Office Hours:
Friday, September 27, 6 - 7:30 pm Summer Community Hours, Paisanos Restaurant

Westhampton - all at Westhampton Public Library
Monday, Sept 16, 3-4 pm
Monday, Sept 30, 6-7:30

Monday, Sept 23, 10-11am, Hatfield Town Hall

Montgomery - at Montgomery Town Hall:
Thurs, Sept 26, 10-11 am

Local Groups

Below is a list of local groups and when they meet. All of their meetings are open to everyone. Please contact us if your group would like to be on this list.

Badass Activists of the Pioneer Valley: Every Sunday, 10:30-12 at Click Workspace in Northampton.

Indivisible Northampton: 1st and 3rd Monday, 7-8:45 at 25 Mountain Laurel Path, Florence, MA.

Climate Action Now: 4th Monday, 7-9, alternating between Amherst (Unitarian Meetinghouse on North Pleasant St. ) and Northampton (First Churches of Northampton, 129 Main Street, Northampton).

Western Mass. Medicare for All: 2nd Wednesday, 6:30-8, Northampton MA (contact for more info).

Pioneer Valley Citizens Climate Lobby: Contact them to find out about next meeting.

Western Mass Showing Up for Racial Justice: 1st Thursday and Saturday (alternating months), 6-9 on Th, 9-12 on Sat, Northampton Friends Meeting, 43 Center St.