Michaelann Land is the political and personal blog of a longtime community activist in Springfield Massachusetts. It tracks homelessness, poverty and environmental news in Western Mass and elsewhere, with random bursts of poetry and humor.
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Today was just incredibly hectic at Arise (not that this is unusual). We talked with four currently homeless families, all calling from the Springfield or Holyoke welfare offices, and all being told they're not eligible for shelter, and one homeless woman with two kids who is placed at the Econolodge in Chicopee in a room that has bedbugs.One quite pregnant 18 year old was told she needed proof of pregnancy. Liz took care of her by providing a list of places that would do same-day...
We've started monitoring DHCD at the Liberty St.welfare office in Springfield (and as the word is spreading, we're also hearing from families in Holyoke) and let me tell you-- if I had to put up with what many of these families are dealing with, I'd either be homicidal or suicidal.We've been trying to help a single dad with eleven year old twins. They've been living in a pop-up camper in a friend's back yard-- no running water, no electricity. The first time the father went...
MIDWAY : trailer : a film by Chris Jordan from Midway on Vimeo.I'd like to think that most of us now know about this particular effect of plastics pollution. Yet the infuriating truth is how little control we have, individually, over plastics pollution. We can use cloth shopping bags, store food in glass rather than plastic, prioritize the purchase of items with the least packaging, all of which we should do-- in fact, you can take the Plastics Promise here at 5Gyres-- but without...
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Hey, biomass developers! If you can't meet at least 50% efficiency, then you won't be considered green and renewable, meaning you will not be eligible for subsidies from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the Mass. Dept. of Energy has announced.In the last three years, both pro and anti-biomass activists have spent many hours in hearings and many hours researching and submitting testimony and evidence. Yes, we would have liked the new rules to be even stronger. But even as they are,...
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