Hilltown Families


Offered through the Traprock Center for Peace and Justice, the upcoming Common Threads conference unites community members of all ages in search for the common good. Tackling issues such as racism, ageism, homophobia, and sexism, the conference seeks to unite participants in the creation of social change.

Blessed are the Peacemakers Now more than ever it seems imperative that we engage and embody and choose peace. From events that hit close to home like the Newtown tragedy and the Boston Marathon bombings, to our sisters and brothers all over the world who undergo daily violence, to the violent destruction of our very planet by over-consumption and abuse… it is essential to our future that we ignite change through peaceful… Read More

Students in the Berkshires Celebrate International Day of Peace The General Assembly of the United Nations declared September 21st as the International Day of Peace. Since the first year of celebration, many schools around the country have used that commemoration to influence children on the importance of world peace. So this past September 21st, I took a film crew with me to an amazing Montessori school, deep in the Berkshires of Western… Read More

Holiday Peace Show Saturday from 9-10am & Sunday from 7-8am Dec 31st, 2011 & Jan 1st, 2012 (Original Broadcast: Dec. 27th, 2008) WXOJ LP – 103.3 FM – Valley Free Radio Northampton, MA Holiday Peace Show (Original Broadcast: 12/27/08). Playlist below. Listen to Podcast: New Year’s Day Peace Show. (Original Broadcast: 01/01/08). Playlist here. Listen to Extended Podcast Featured Video: Enjoy an aerial view of the planet when you set sail in… Read More

Ann D. Scelba of Ashfield, MA writes: On Saturday, January 23rd at 1pm at First Congregational Church in Ashfield, MA, we will show the film from The International Council of Thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers, For the Next 7 Generations. This is their story. Four years in-the-making and shot on location in the Amazon rainforest, the mountains of Mexico, North America, and at a private meeting with the Dalai Lama in India, For the… Read More

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN NOW Saturday from 9-10am WXOJ LP – 103.3 FM – Valley Free Radio Northampton, MA listen NOW | listen on WXOJ | archived podcasts |  request a song subscribe to free podcast | archived shows | contests | myspace | facebook | twitter Originally aired on 01/01/08 PLAYLIST Robbie K & Friends – “The Peace Song” [Music Makes Me Happy] Oceanna Chartard – “Peace Dove” [Peace is the… Read More