This is a virtual, interactive event connecting students, faculty, and staff members from the Five Colleges who are interested in interning, volunteering, and collaborating with community leaders of Greater Springfield.
Fall 2021 Virtual Gathering
Saturday, September 25th, 2021
10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
(Lunch Break Included)
Registration (registration closes on Wednesday, September 22nd)
This year's event will focus on how Springfield community leaders build and use grassroots power for social change. Speakers and participants will discuss the history of diverse groups contesting power, the potentials and limitations of electoral politics, and how to build grassroots power for social change. This event will include:
A presentation of Springfield’s Plural History
A conversation about electoral and political power
A panel of community organizers that will share their experience of creating change through grassroots power.
To prepare for Springfield Bound, consider visiting this page for a history of Springfield’s multicultural past. The zoom link will be provided to those who register, via email on Thursday, September 23rd. If you have any questions, please contact Terrell James.