- Berkshire District Attorney's Office
Pittsfield — In one of her first public appearances since being sworn in, District Attorney Andrea Harrington joined state legislators and local leaders in participating in a Berkshire Poverty Forum held Jan. 11 in the Brooks-Rogers Auditorium at Williams College.
“Overcoming Obstacles on the Path Forward” was organized by Berkshire Community Action Council, Kids Count and the Massachusetts Association for Community Action (MASSCAP). Representatives from each organization spoke. Nancy Wagman of the Massachusetts Policy and Budget Center presented a poverty study titled, “Obstacles on the Road to Opportunity.”
District Attorney Harrington participated in a panel discussion with Pittsfield Mayor Linda Tyer and North Adams Mayor Thomas W. Bernard. The DA addressed the subjects of poverty, domestic violence and crime.
Picture: District Attorney Andrea Harrington discusses the impact of poverty at Williams College with North Adams Mayor Thomas W. Bernard.