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From the Director

We knew that the leadership team at the Truth School had made a good decision when we decided to have ALL the classes in the Fall 2019 cycle (September, October, November, December) taught by people of color

A Space for Trans Community Building

On November 30, members of the local transgender community had an opportunity to gather in Holyoke to share ideas and strategize about movement building. Trainers Toby Davis and Louis Mitchell led participants in exercises designed […]

Inclement weather policy

In case of snow or other severe weather, check the Truth School website and your email before going to class. Cancellation notices will appear at the top of the website and will be sent to […]

Support Our Leadership Forum for Women of Color

And Still We Rise, our six-month Women of Color leadership forum created by Truth School steering committee member Jennifer Matias, is going strong! In fact, more women than anticipated have joined and are looking ahead […]

Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum Returns to Northampton

We were pleased to welcome Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum back to the Pioneer Valley  recently. Dr. Tatum, a Truth School Advisory Board member,  gave an insightful and inspiring talk at Edwards Church on October 18. It was standing […]

Truth School Students Learn Campaigning Skills

One of the popular themes of Truth School classes is running for public office.  This September, sixteen Truth School students learned the Nuts and Bolts of Campaigning from two of our expert trainers with decades […]

Teens Testify for Renewable Energy

by Lilly Lombard, Truth School Advisory Board member and Project Administrator Three teens trained through the Truth School in climate change lobbying traveled to the Massachusetts State House September 19 to testify in favor of […]