Amherst A Better Chance welcomes two new scholars for the 2019-2020 school year! Ryan Mbugua is from Brockton, MA, and Joel Blandon is from The Bronx. We are confident they will be strong, contributing members of the Amherst ABC family.
ABC Alum Receives Prestigious Award!
At a conference celebrating its 10-year anniversary, the Massachusetts Nonprofit Network presented its Lifetime Achievement Award to Amherst ABC alum Michael Weekes (’71). Michael is the President and CEO of the Massachusetts Council of Human Service Providers. He lives in Longmeadow and is a member of the Board of Directors of Amherst A Better Chance. Congratulations, […]
The Black Joy Project
Kleaver Cruz (ABC and ARHS Class of 2007) is on a mission to fill social media with as many uplifting images of black people as possible. Kleaver, a 27-year-old New York-based writer and organizer, started The Black Joy Project after he realized that personal matters and the taxing fight to affirm black lives and protest […]
Thanks to all our supporters for another successful Fall Foliage Walk/Run
Our annual Fall Foliage event, held on October 15th, was a great success thanks to the enthusiastic participation of our walkers and runners, the enormous generosity of our donors and sponsors, and the on-going support of the Amherst community. The sunshine and brilliant colors of the autumn leaves certainly added to the luster of the […]
News of scholar Larenz Harris
Learn what our ABC scholar, Larenz Harris, has to say about his experiences at ARHS, along with sports, and community activities at Voices From Our Schools.