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Spencertown Academy Arts Center, in collaboration with Chatham Bookstore, presents Alexis Portillo and Jana Laiz in an event celebrating their new book, “Thirty-Five Days To Baltimore/35 Días de Camino a Baltimore” on Monday, June 20.
The Berkshire Immigrant Center will mark 25 years of serving the local immigrant community with its third annual One World Celebration at 5 p.m. Sunday, June 12, outdoors at Shakespeare & Company, 70 Kemble St. June also marks the Center’s yearly observance of Immigrant Heritage Month.
Gabriela Sheehan of Jewish Family Services and Michelle Lopez of the Berkshire Immigrant Center will discuss information on the resettlement or refugees in the Berkshires when Berkshire Business and Professional Women holds it monthly meeting virtually on Monday.
1Berkshire has begun a several months long project to collect materials and resources in the Berkshires focused on entrepreneurial resources and guidance and having them translated into Spanish.
Berkshire County COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund partners have awarded 23 grants totaling $11,500 to Help the Helpers, the nonprofit professionals who consistently provided direct services to the most vulnerable populations during the pandemic.
The Nonprofit Center of the Berkshires, in partnership with The Berkshire Eagle, has announced the names of seven honorees to receive recognition at the fifth annual Berkshire Nonprofit Awards on May 24.
Former Pittsfield City Councilor Helen Moon is one of nine women from across the Commonwealth being recognized at the second annual "Unbossed: Celebrating Bold Leadership" event held by Lt. Gov. candidate and state Rep. Tami Gouveia at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 20, via Zoom.
Berkshire Immigrant Center staff say that state laws, and the lack of public transportation options, force undocumented immigrants to drive unlicensed or miss out on basic needs. Massachusetts would join Connecticut, New York, Vermont and 13 other states in allowing residents to apply for a license ,regardless of immigration status, under a bill co-authored by state Rep. Tricia Farley-Bouvier, D-Pittsfield.
While communities have depended upon immigrant workers during the coronavirus pandemic for “essential” services, many immigrants, including in Berkshire County, continue to face limited access to resources.
At Wednesday evening’s monthly meeting of the Berkshire NAACP, Berkshire Immigrant Center staff members will facilitate a presentation about the county’s immigrant community.