With the arrival of the spring rains, May flowers, and the promise of a warm summer, we have finally released our new website. Our team has been working tirelessly to give us a new look, one geared toward a smooth user experience. We are so excited to hear what you think of our new site. Please let us know how much you like it using the new contact form!
"I want to thank our volunteers Lily and Tim for their support in making this website possible. Thank you for being amazing teammates!" - JV
Resilient Connections: A Gala Celebrating the Impact and Legacy of BRIDGE
Naumkeag, 5 Prospect Hill Rd, Stockbridge, MA
Friday, July 6th: Join us for live music & entertainment with Wanda Houston & Rodney Mashia and a short 10-min. play by Steve Somkin, and delicious Berkshire treats. Come show your support for our local Berkshire community with BRIDGE, as we celebrate the legacy and impact of BRIDGE’s first 10 years as a transformative social organization and lets map out the next decade of movement building. $125, $100 tickets with ad purchase or auction donation, Group Rates available. 5:30 PM
Honorary Gala Committee (Pictured below): Dr. Tracey Benson of University of North Carolina, Rev. Cornell Brooks, Esq. Former National NAACP President (with wife Janet Brooks), Dr. Peggy McIntosh of SEEDS and Wellesley Center for Women, John Bissell (with wife Melissa Bissell) Gala Co-Chairs and Greylock Federal Credit Union President and CEO, Dr. Yeou Cheng Ma of Childrens Orchestra Society, Senator Adam Hinds, And Dennis Powell (Berkshire County NAACP President)
Please come if you care about racial justice and healing, locally and nationally; if you are a Real Talk on Race Graduate; a BRIDGE Race Task Force or TRJ participant!
Talks/workshops will include themes of Uncovering A Path to Race Amity; Facing Race and Power in the Berkshires Racial Healing; Poverty and Race; and Keystone Workshop on “The Asian American Perspective on US Racism” with Setsuko Winchester
Film Screenings, videos, and breaking bread together.
RSVP Required, Adminsupport@multiculturalbridge.org
Happiness Toolbox Summer Program:
A Summer Retreat & Educational Program for 5-12 years old
(13 & 14 year old welcome as Youth Leaders in Training)
Hevreh, 270 State Rd Great Barrington Ma
For application and more information,
visit www.multiculturalbridge.org or call 413-394-4305
August 6-17th. Sign up for 1 week or 2 weeks. 9-3. (Extended day available)
Give your children/youth the gift and tools of Cultural Awareness and Integration! Children learn & have fun with diversity topics, Spanish language exploration & farming at Taft Farms/Gideon's Garden. We will explore coding and app design while learning local cultural history. We build a toolkit of positive psychology skills to build resilience, growth mindset, mindfulness activities through dance, arts & crafts, writing and outdoor play. Partially sponsored by Grace Episcopal Church & Gideon's Garden.
Cost $200 for 1 week. $300 for both sessions. Scholarship Available. Sponsorships welcome.
Deadline: July 24, 2018. Limited Space per group.