Issue 9 Stories

Equity and Diversity Steering Committee Updates

Pledge on Opening Day-Please consider joining many of your Berkshire County fellow residents in taking a pledge to prevent acts of hate on opening day with the Not in Our County Pledge. There will be representatives from Multicultural Bridge on opening day at Nessacus to answer questions and facilitate the signing of the Pledge for those interested. 

The Full Equity and Diversity Steering Committee will be meeting again on November 14, 2019 at 5pm in the Nessacus Library. 

If you are interested in getting involved in the work there are several opportunities this fall:

Book Group on Why are all the Black Kids sitting together in the Cafeteria contact Sarah DiFazio at

There are three sub-committees meeting to focus on specific work this fall identified as a priority by the full committee. If you would like to join one of these groups please contact the facilitator: 

  • Curriculum-Leslie Blake Davis and Kathy Buckley
  • Family and Community Engagement- Annie Pecor 
  • Policy and Planning-Debbie White 

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Congratulations and Thank you to Melissa Falkowski