Economic Development and Justice Committee

January 2023


To promote entrepreneurism with Black, Indigenous, and other People of Color, for economic justice and through reparations, by increasing education and employment opportunities in Berkshire County’s public and private entities.”


Committee meetings are held on the 4th Monday of each month.

Annual Goals

To implement a regional reparations model that can be introduced into local schools, as well as public and private institutions.

Current Activities

Reparations working group . New members are welcome.

Chair and Contact Information

A.J. Enchill

Committee Members

Shirley Edgerton, Kamaar Taliaferro


From Here to Equality: Reparations for Black Americans in the Twenty-first Century by Williams A. Darity Jr. & A. Kirsten Mullen