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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

Recognition for activism at Middle School

In 2013,  the committee  inaugurated a new award in its ongoing effort to promote social and racial justice.  An award will be made each year to one middle school student from JFK Middle School, Northampton recognizing their work for social justice, and racial and gender equality.   This award will help recognize activities that the committee has supported at local high schools  for 9 years.
This year’s award was made to 8th grader A. Brinson 8906062411_6f3bb15387_m

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