Professor Kerri Nicoll is the recipient of this yr’s MLK Jr. Peacemaker Award, launched on Friday by Alex Daugherty On the NBCC annual meeting.
Mary Morrison of Northern Berkshire Habitat for Humanity was this yr’s North Berkshire Hero. See extra photographs right here.
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The Northern Berkshire Group Coalition on Friday rejoiced 36 yrs of empowering the community.
This yr alone, It is engaged almost 800 residents and stakeholders in looking for options to social factors, collaborated with Greater than 150 organizations, given out 191 backpacks Full of provides to schoolyouthfulsters, served almost 300 youth in teen programming, and provided management teaching, and household and parenting packages for lots of.
“It’s exhausting To not be considerate about all that transpired over The Earlier couple of yrs and reflective about how change can convey each challenges and successes to our work,” said Authorities Director Amber Besaw On the coalition’s annual meeting held at Greylock Works. “Our devoted staff had exactly put their coronary heart into their work and have been regularly reconstructing our programming for the community The biggest method that it Ought to be — inventive, partaking and extra accessible.”
Besaw and outgoing board President Jennifer Civello acknowledged the members of the board, the staff and the people and organizations that had assisted in conveying annual meeting collectively for The primary time As a Outcome of the pandemic.
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