Come join us once a month to engage in actions that make a real difference! The 2020 elections are fast approaching - meaningful engagement in the political process is essential to a healthy democracy - we encourage you to be involved with a great group of action minded individuals!

Next Meeting:

Wednesday, September 18th - 6:30-8:30 pm

Bangs Community Center, 70 Boltwood Walk, Amherst

If you are interested in being involved in one or more of the current actions recently taken by the group at the Valley Action monthly meeting - check out the actions tab on the banner at the top of this page.


Who We Are

Valley Action is dedicated to increasing civic participation through education, support, and action. We mobilize people in the Valley to raise their voices towards a more progressive democracy.

Members come together to work on a range of issues focusing on justice and equity. We are concerned people looking for a way to make a difference.


For more information about what you can do to be active as the nation heads toward the 2020 elections, please go to the actions page. You can perform actions that will make a difference!

If you are interested in equity and justice and you live in Western Massachusetts please join us. We meet one time per month as a full group, and keep each other informed in between meetings. We would love to see you at our next meeting! See some of the past successful actions the group has been involved in over the past 30 months.

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Preparing to March 2018!

 

Valley Action Discusses Next Steps to Stop the GOP Tax Plan with Congressman McGovern's Office

Valley Action Co-sponsors The March for Racial Justice

in Holyoke, MA (hosted by Massachusetts for Equality and Racial Justice)

Our Work

 

Read More about Valley Action in the Daily Hampshire Gazette!

Members wrote letters, op-eds, created petitions, marched, made phone calls, wrote postcards, attended town halls, and more. We can't stop--won't stop!
See these links:

Valley Action on CNN

Letters to the Editor:

Last Meeting's Actions: A series of Letters to the Editor against the GOP Tax Plan. These letters were shared widely with folks in other states.

Fronhofer Urges Senate to Vote Against Republican Tax Bill
Kendra Brown Cites Shortcomings of Tax Bill
Annie Fortnow Criticizes "Reckless" Republican Tax Plan


Elliott Crowe: Urges non-violent response to Nazis, Fascists
NY Times Letter: The Fate of the Illegal Immigrants


Petitions:
Tell Trump, Ryan and O’Connell, No Obamacare Repeal without a Plan:
Petition garnered over 100,000 signatures

Op-Eds
Elaine Fronhofer: Condemn Violence Whatever the Politics
Gloria DiFulvio: Women will Persist in Leading the Resistance
Gloria DiFulvio: Americans have the ability to Effect Change

Tax March Saratoga

To see more of Our Work click here

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.”
--Margaret Mead

Our Purpose

Valley Action started out of a living room with a group of friends concerned about important issues facing our world. We continue to be concerned about the state of our democracy. We are people who want a voice in the progress of our community.

We are Action Oriented

We Serve as a Clearinghouse for action items. You can keep track of actions related to issues you care about.

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We are a registered Indivisible Group and Women's March Huddle.