Events & News

The site for the Sojourner Truth memorial statue was a former small city park at the corner of Pine & Park Streets in Florence. The city donated the site for the statue and final plans were approved by the Northampton Board of Public Works in November 2001

2007 Scholarship Recipient David Poritz Earns Rhodes Scholarship

David Poritz, a resident of Amherst and recipient of the 2007 Sojourner Truth Memorial Scholarship, has earned one of 32 Rhodes Scholarships. He will spend a year earning a Masters degree in global governance and diplomacy at Oxford University.

Read more about David and this prestigious honor at

The Sojourner Truth Memorial Committee is a 501(c)3 organization ("Committee for Northampton, Inc"); EIN 22-3529750.