Residents of Amherst, would you like to voice your opinions on how to improve downtown town center?
On June 29th, from 6-8PM in the Woodbury room of Jones Library, the Amherst Select Board, Planning Board, and Town Manager will host a community forum to identify and discuss issues related to the town center.
Amherst Media is proud to present video of the following panels and keynote speakers who recently presented at the Center for Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies at UMASS Amherst at their recent conference, Puerto Rico: Savage Neoliberalism, Colonialism and Financial Despotism. In light of the current financial straights and the upcoming vote, we find the ideas and information here of great relevance.
We encourage you to share these links widely and openly to all who might benefit from the discussions.
Carson McGrath, reporting for The Collective, looked at efforts by Amherst resident John Bonifaz to move towards impeachment for President Trump. The article looks into his efforts with his organization Free Speech for People, the impeachment process, national efforts, and the vote at Amherst's 2017 spring town meeting.
Read the full report.
Over the last few months, Amherst Media interns, volunteers, and staffers have been ramping up efforts to launch The Collective, a new multi-media publication. Writers, photographers, videographers and podcasters have been putting together pieces that are becoming part of a new look for Amherst Media.
Recently, Mount Holyoke College, in collaboration with The Odyssey Bookshop, hosted both Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren and Democracy Now! host Amy Goodman on their respective book tours. Amherst Media was on hand to film each event. We invite you to watch the videos of each.
Senator Elizabeth Warren read from her new book This Fight Is Our Fight: The Battle to Save America's Middle Class, which was released a few weeks ago and spoke to the assembled crowds. Watch the video