Our mission is to promote positive relations throughout Easthampton's diverse population. We will work to build a sense of inclusion, community, and pride, where community members feel welcome, accepted, and valued.
We envision creating an Easthampton community in which all members have a voice, are connected, and feel empowered. By 2025, we will:
- Provide opportunities for open dialogue
- Connect citizens to their government
- Support Easthampton on its path to becoming a community of Good Neighbors
Patricia Dougherty, Co-chair
Debora Lusnia, Co-chair
Rebecca Passa, Secretary
Mary Lou Splain
Appointing Authority: Easthampton Mayor
Confirming Authority: City Council
Number of Members (11)
Terms (3 years)
A Community Forum on how to communicate effectively and respectfully with people who have different ideological and political perspectives. Date/time: TBA
Typically, the first Tuesday of the month at 6:00pm. (At times, every 2 weeks)
There is a designated “Public Speak” time at all regular meetings.
Members of the community can address the committee at that time.
(Meetings that are designated as work sessions typically do not include a time for “Public Speak”)
Meetings are currently held electronically, on Zoom, due to the pandemic.
A link to attend an upcoming meeting may be found here: Agendas & Minutes
Community Input Form:
Have any comments, questions, suggestions?
Concerns, complaints, or compliments?
Click to download and fill out our Community Input Form
City-SPIRIT Report: (City-Site Problem Identification & Resolution of Issues Together)
This report is a compilation of issues in Easthampton, and recommended solutions, developed by a group of community leaders in June of 2018.
The Community Relations Committee was formed as a result of this report.
Phone: (413) 529-1470
Mail: Community Relations Committee
City of Easthampton
50 Payson Avenue
Easthampton, MA 01027
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