Who We Are

Pittsfield Listens encourages the power of youth, parent, family, and community voice on issues and policies that directly affect their education and their life, with a specific focus on engaging those who have historically been underrepresented in educational decision making.

Pittsfield Listens seeks to:

  • Empower youth and parent/family leaders through participatory methods and diverse leadership opportunities.
  • Boost Pittsfield’s civic health with increased participation in public life.
  • Support an engaged and equitable community.
  • Improve community problem solving.
  • Educate the public about the principles of student-centered learning and increase engagement with students, parents, family, and community members.

Pittsfield Listens operates with the following committees:


Find out more about Pittsfield Listens here.