May 2, 2017 was Valley Gives Day - an annual, online day of giving for the Pioneer Valley. Over 400 nonprofit organizations participated, giving donors the opportunity to support everything from the arts to animals to education!
“It’s never too late to go back to school,” says Executive Director of The Literacy Project, Judith Roberts, “and The Literacy Project has a new option to make it easier for adults to complete their high school education and prepare for their next steps.”
Great news if you are a member of Green Fieds Market AND a Literacy Project volunteer in Greenfield or Orange, you can now apply your volunteer hours at The Literacy Project to your working member credit at the coop.
Join us on April 6, 2017, 7 pm at the Emily Dickinson Museum in Amherst for an evening of poetry and memoirs by students at The Literacy Project - Amherst. Come early at 6 pm for an open mic featuring Hampshire College poets.
Amherst – While many students around the state are bemoaning the longer school year to make up snow days, another set of students are celebrating more weeks of classes: adults who study at The Literacy Project’s Amherst classroom are excited to hear that the organization is able to extend the school year by 4 weeks...
The Literacy Project is hosting Bloomsday, pub-style, on June 16th, along with multitudes around the globe. Revelers can enjoy select readings from James Joyce’s Ulysses at The People's Pint and the favorite meal of the fictitious Leopold Bloom--Gorgonzola sandwiches and red wine--plus photo ops with a bust of Joyce himself, singing, dancing and stories, and decidedly Irish pints.