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Part 2: Biden or Trump and the Nonprofit Sector NGOs, international nonprofits and social service agencies

The author makes an impassioned case for the nonprofit sector to recognize the dire outcome of another Trump term and to take action.

Business Briefs: Williams libraries gain collections; Shakespeare brochure award; $100k matching gift for Berkshire South; grant for Greylock; NPC Berkshires receives grants

Greylock Federal Credit Union has been awarded $525,000 in grant funds from the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund.

Bits & Bytes: Berkshire Bach season opener; public charge rule workshop; ‘Mankiller’ at Mason Library; Adam Foss at Williams; Jamie Laval at Dewey Hall

On Wednesday, Oct. 30, from 6 to 8 p.m., the Berkshire Immigrant Center will host a workshop on the federal government’s new changes to the public charge rule.

Bits & Bytes: ‘Willy Wonka KIDS’; Fairview Monster Dash; Jason A. Rodriguez at Jacob’s Pillow; ‘Six Jewish Artists’; Nature Discovery Backpacks

Jacob’s Pillow and Jason A. Rodriguez from the FX television series “Pose” will team up to showcase New York City’s Ball scene at the first-ever Pillow Party: Mini Ball Saturday, Oct. 26, at Jacob’s Pillow.

AMPLIFICATIONS: Fourth of July in the Berkshires

I firmly believe librarians know everything, and even if that is only true in my mind, they certainly know where to find local Fourth of July celebrations.

Bits & Bytes: Arbor Day at Mason Library; ‘Aladdin Jr.’ at the Colonial; ‘The Art of Costume Design in Opera’; science and engineering fair;...

Directed by Travis Daly with music direction by Erin M. White and choreography by Kathy Jo Grover, the production features more than 100 Berkshire-area students.

News Briefs: Anti-bias training for students; health insurance enrollment help

Participants also develop safe and practical prevention and response strategies to address prejudicial behaviors, including ways in which young people can become allies for peers who are targeted.

Bits & Bytes: Pittsfield CityJAZZ Festival; BIFF Garden Cinema Series; ‘Hot L Baltimore’ auditions; MMRHS fall awards

In 2017, Malcolm Wyer published “Community Supported Contamination,” a design proposal for managing PCB waste along the Housatonic River in Berkshire County, taking a firm stand against the out-of-state shipment of toxic waste.

Bits & Bytes: ‘Social Media, Aggression and our Youth’; First Fridays Artswalk; Baske on ocean health; ‘Dance! For Dogs and Cats’

“Courageous Conversations: Social Media, Aggression and our Youth” will include insights to help families recognize different forms of aggression in social media and strategies to encourage young people to speak up and speak out when they and their friends encounter aggression.

Bits & Bytes: River Walk March for Science; Eric Foner at Simon’s Rock; David Sedaris at the Colonial; Carole Owens at Dewey Hall; Rabbi...

Author, and Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and Columbia University DeWitt Clinton Professor of History Eric Foner will deliver the 22nd annual W.E.B. Du Bois Lecture at Bard College at Simon’s Rock Thursday, April 12, at 7 p.m.

Bits & Bytes: Ryan named Simon’s Rock commencement speaker; ‘Noises Off’ at Unicorn Theatre; ‘A World of Fairies’ call for art; ‘The Crash Reel’...

'A World of Fairies: Across the Seven Seas' is a multilevel exhibit at Arrowhead that will feature a collection of one-of-a-kind, artist-created fairy houses.

Business Briefs: SBCC Berkshire Business Showcase; Swim-a-thon raises over $13,000; Vitec Videocom ‘Roadshow;’ Shire City Herbals to build new production facility; WAM Theatre donates...

The funds raised by 43 swimmers and their sponsors will be used to support Berkshire South’s adaptive needs programming and equipment.

Bits & Bytes: ‘High School Musical’ at MMRHS; CATA at Good Purpose Gallery; ‘Fill the Pantry’ dance party; OLLI open house; jazz night at...

On Friday, March 31, from 7 to 9 p.m., the Lenox Community Center will host a Fill the Pantry dance party to benefit Project Milk, an emergency food fund of Community Health Programs’ Women, Infants and Children program.

Bits & Bytes: UNLOCK on New Year’s Eve; ‘Home for the Holidays;’ Lillian Volat at Friends Meeting House; escaping poverty in Nepal; Kids 4...

Kids 4 Harmony Casual Concerts are informal concerts that encourage students to become comfortable in front of audiences and illustrate the strength of the group as it performs as an ensemble.

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