News

January/February 2017 Freeman Flash

Squeaking in under the wire!  The Flash is here just in time. Click on the image below for all the latest:

  • Join us to celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8th
  • Resources for immigrants and refugees and actions to support them
  • Upcoming Money Schools – in Great Barrington and en Pittsfield para los hispanohablantes
  • Welcome to Destiny, Carla, and Elisa, and a bittersweet goodbye to Nakeida
  • Upcoming Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month events

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November/December 2016 Freeman Flash

Stay warm in this snow with a cup of tea and your favorite monthly e-newsletter, the Freeman Flash.  Click on the image below for all the latest news from EFC:

  • Why – and how – to consider giving help, hope, and healing this season
  • EFC is hiring a shelter director!  Join our team
  • an important campaign to lift the lid on the ‘family cap’
  • how our Holiday Project is making the season bright
  • a special thank-you to the ABC Clothing Sale
  • why we love the Farm and Garden Program
  • and more.

Wishing you a happy, peaceful, and safe holiday season!

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September/October 2016 Freeman Flash

Happy fall!  Leaves are in the air.  And so is an important national conversation about sexual assault, ‘locker room talk,’ and survivors’ experiences*.

What better time to catch up on all the latest news from EFC:

  • Ways to mark Domestic Violence Awareness Month
  • EFC is hiring an interim shelter director!  Join our team
  • Thank you for making our 6th annual Walk a Mile March such a success
  • Welcome to Jenn, our new LGBTQ advocate and youth educator
  • and Janis, our Executive Director, is among the Berkshire 25.

Click on the image below for all the latest:

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*See last week’s Berkshire Eagle article, “Only appropriate response…is outrage: Sexual assault professional in Berkshire County respond to Trump comments for more on these topics.

 

July/August 2016 Freeman Flash

Hello friends!  As the weather cools down, things at EFC are heating up.  Check out our August Flash for all the latest news:

  • Join us to stand up against violence!  Our 6th annual Walk a Mile March is September 15th!  Register today
  • EFC is hiring.  Join our team 🙂
  • Calling all youth providers – learn how to prevent child sexual abuse,
  • and Money School returns.

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April/May/June 2016 Freeman Flash

Hi, everyone!  With so much going on at EFC, we’re a bit behind in sending out the Flash, so there’s lots of news to catch up on:

  • Responses to Orlando, the light sentencing of convicted rapist Brock Turner, and the Supreme Court’s recent immigration ruling
  • Berkshire Leadership Program Class of 2016’s capstone project for EFC
  • A list of the support groups currently running at EFC – come check one out!
  • Welcoming Jesi, our new South County counselor/advocate
  • Heartwarming cookie news from the Hinsdale Girl Scout Troop
  • and more.

Click on the image below to read all about it.

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