Northampton Committee
To Stop the Wars

Local Peace and Justice Events

We often list a few events here, but for a more complete listing, try the calendars at these local organizations:

The Implications of the 2016 Presidential Election for U.S. Foreign Policy

Thursday, October 13, 5:00 pm

East Lecture Hall, Franklin Patterson Hall
Hampshire College

A Faculty Panel Discussion with Omar Dahi, Assoc. Professor of Economic, Hampshire College; Michael Klare, Five College Professor of Peace & World Security Studies; and others TBA.

Saturday Peace Vigil

Join our weekly vigil for peace, Saturdays, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., in front of the County Courthouse (on Main Street between Gothic and King), rain or shine.

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Other local vigils:
Amherst Town Commons, Sundays 12 pm
Cummington, across from the creamery, Mondays 12 pm
Greenfield Town Commons, Saturdays 11 am
Springfield Federal Building, Mondays 12 pm
West Springfield Town Common, 1st and 3rd Tuesdays, 4 pm

Pipeline Vigils

Vigils against the Kinder-Morgan pipeline, which would carry fracked gas through northern Massachusetts to a sea terminal for export - and cost Massachusetts taxpayers billions. More info at

Northfield Compressor Site
Thursdays 3:30 p.m.
Gulf Road, Northfield

Northfield Town Hall
Saturdays, 8:30 a.m.

Pittsfield Kinder Morgan Office
Fridays, 12 noon
137 North Street, Pittsfield

G.I. Rights

For information on G.I. Rights and on getting out of the military, visit or call the G.I. Rights Hotline at 1-877-447-4487 for confidential advice from trained civilian counselors.

Local Peace and Justice Media Information

Local Shows on Valley Free Radio WXOJ-FM 103.3

  • Alternative Radio, a show out of Boulder that plays important talks. Friday 7-8am and Saturday 5-6pm.
  • Bread and Roses, Friday 4-5pm, rerun Monday 11-12: Local activists talk about local activism and other topics
  • Occupy the Airwaves, Sunday 10am – 11am, rebroadcast Thursday 4pm and Saturday 4pm.

Democracy Now!

  • On the Radio: WMUA 91.1 at 8:00 a.m., Valley Free Radio WXOJ 103.3 at 5:00 p.m.

  • On Public Access Cable TV: Northampton Channels 10 & 15, Amherst Channel 12, Hadley Channel 5, Greenfield Channel 15, Easthampton Channel 5

Al-Jazeera America