Multicultural BRIDGE and Haymarket People’s Fund will launch a series of presentations titled "Social Justice in Action" as part of its fall fundraising campaign.
Chaired by state Rep. William "Smitty" Pignatelli, the series will showcase collaborative projects happening in Berkshire County.
Pignatelli will kick off the weekend launch at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1, at Crissey Farm in Great Barrington with guest speakers Stockbridge Police Chief Rick Wilcox and Karla Nicholson, executive director, Haymarket People’s Fund.
State Rep. Tricia Farley Bouvier will continue the kickoff at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, at the Lichtenstein Arts Center in Pittsfield with Pittsfield Police Chief Michael Wynn and Nicholson from Haymarket.
The police chiefs will speak on public safety and diversity and share how their participation with BRIDGE and its Race Task Force has influenced their service.
The Haymarket People’s Fund will share opportunities for social justice funding and service locally and in New England.
Donations will be encouraged to support BRIDGE programs and Haymarket People’s Fund.