Hands across
the hills
Leverett, MA | Letcher county, KY

I Could Cry a River

A culture-crossing project borne of the 2016 election met for the third time this past weekend in Leverett, Massachusetts.

Hands Across the Hills includes a small group from Letcher County, Kentucky — a Trump stronghold — and another group from mostly-liberal Leverett. 

The pr...

Abigail Morris (left) from Amherst, Mass., with Alyssa Helton from Whitesburg, Kentucky, at a public forum in Leverett.

CREDIT KAREN BROWN / NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO

After the last election, many people felt inspired to mend the country's deep divisions. So when a group of liberal...

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The voices of Hands Across the Hills speak with honesty and empathy and reach for common ground.  Video by David Rabinovitz.

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Hands Across the Hills:

Chapter 1

View our short film capturing the spirit of the October 2017 visit of Kentuckians to Leverett.  Video by David Rabinovitz.