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2016 High School Scholarships Awarded

We are pleased to announce this year’s recipients of the Sojourner Truth Scholarship for Social Justice, Olivia Kan-Sperling, of Northampton High School, and Lanre Thomas, of Amherst Regional High School. Olivia Kan-Sperling has used art to start community dialogues around women’s issues at Northampton High School. Inspired by her involvement with First Generation and other theater groups, she started a …

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Annual Celebration May 29

The 14th Annual Sojourner Truth Memorial Celebration, free and open to the public, will be held on Sunday, May 29, from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. at the Sojourner Truth statue, at the corner of Park and Pine Streets in Florence, MA. The celebration will be highlighted by a keynote address by Dr. Trevor Baptiste, Chair of the Amherst Regional School …

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Thank You for Making Valley Gives Day a Success

Thank you for your generous support on Valley Gives Day 2016! We raised $810, and won a $500 golden ticket, putting our total at $1,310. This was another great 24-hour effort in support of our committee’s work, and we are excited to continue our educational programming and high school scholarships with the backing of our community.

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