The city aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 80 percent by 2050, and the mayor urged residents to take advantage of free home
energy audits and financial aid to make their homes more energy efficient.
9/13: David Billings, Anti-racist Organizer to Speak in Springfield
David Billings will be reading from his book Deep Denial: The Persistence of White Supremacy in United States History and Life. Deep Denial focuses primarily on the deeply embedded notion of white supremacy, and tells us why we remain, in the words o the author, a nation hard-wired by race.
Partners for a Healthier Community invites you (and family and friends) to attend the 2017 Springfield Puerto Rican Parade taking place on Sunday, September 17th. Parade begins at 11:00 a.m. Parade Route starting on Main Street in the North End through Downtown Springfield.
This year's parade theme is "Generaciones Progresando" (Progressing Generations) and this "must attend" event promises an abundance of dancing, music, culture, and unity -- all elements that embody the Puerto Rican culture.
Starting 9/25: Construction Skills Training Program for Springfield Residents
Free, eight-week, 200 hour construction skills training program available to unemployed or underemployed Springfield residents from certain neighborhoods.