Dear BRIDGE family:
As many of you have heard, I was unanimously chosen as the 2019 Woman of Achievement by Berkshire Business and Professional Women. Our Berkshire chapter has held this tradition for decades and I am honored to be selected for my professional achievements here in the Berkshires and beyond. I can only imagine that the BBPW choice to choose me as this year’s BBPW WOA honoree is not only about me and my work but also representative of their effort to echo the BBPW support of the mission and work of
Did you know that our members like you are amazing and that we want to thank you?
Yes, you are amazing and we are deeply grateful for our community--YOU!
The Town of Great Barrington’s W.E.B. Du Bois Legacy committee held a dinner reception for Jeff Peck after 38th annual Schumacher Lecture, co-sponsored and co-hosted by Multicultural BRIDGE with host/sponsor Schumacher Center for New Economics, with Schumacher guest lecturers, Leah Penniman of Soul Fire Farm and Ed Whitfield of Fund for Democratic Communities.
Gwendolyn, Stephanie and Lisa work alongside BOAPC (Berkshire Opioid Addiction Prevention Coalition). Stay tuned for our upcoming joint article in the Berkshire Eagle on BRIDGE public health role within opioid prevention and the capacity building with the Recovery Coach Academy trainings for our staff & volunteers. Thank you to our fearless BOAPC leader Jennifer Kimball for the invitations and her coalition leadership in public health and community health work!
Giving Tuesday—a global day of giving that harnesses our collective power to help give back and invest in our communities—is right around the corner, on November 27th.
Can you donate to BRIDGE and help us build the strength and safety of our local communities, while advancing equity and justice for all? Any amount—$5 or $500—makes a big difference! Click here to donate, or donate directly on Facebook.
Thank you again for your ongoing support—we couldn’t do it without YOU. Here’s just a quick snapshot of some of BRIDGE’s work, which you’ve helped to make possible:
BOAPC and Multicultural BRIDGE present: