Samantha Hamilton is no stranger to making real, street-level change. For most of her professional life, she did so with Martin Luther King Jr. Family Services in Springfield, where she gradually progressed from lead camp counselor to director of Operations.
Kwanzaa Community Impact Award 2021 and Citation for Massachusetts Senator Orlando Ramos
In appreciation of your countless hours of service, outstanding dedication, and commitment to girls in out community.
For centuries, Black, Indigenous and Latinx women have not been properly acknowledged as philanthropists. Research shows that women of color are rarely asked to make donations because of negative assumptions made about their capacity to give large gifts.
State Sen. Jo Comerford of the Hampshire, Franklin, and Worcester District joined Samantha Hamilton, program manager at the Public Health Institute of Western Mass., for a discussion on "The Future of Public Service," a special UMass Amherst School of Public Policy event to kick off the new academic year. Here are Sen. Comerford's remarks:
Add a footnote if this applies to your business