The Rites of Passage and Empowerment Program will host a virtual conversation for youth on the topic of racial justice at 5 p.m. Monday, May 3, on Zoom.

Panelists include Sadiya Quetti-Goodson, a senior at Pittsfield High School, and Olivia Nda, a Pittsfield native studying at Howard University in Washington, D.C.

To register for the meeting, visit

For more information, contact Shirley Edgerton at

Community News Editor / Librarian

Jeannie Maschino is community news editor and librarian for The Berkshire Eagle. She has worked for the newspaper in various capacities since 1982 and joined the newsroom in 1989. She can be reached at