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Monthly Archives: September 2017

Power to the People: Jafet Robles 1983-2017…

In the hours after his death last week, Jafet Robles’s gaze was everywhere. Often rocking a cap and Neighbor 2 Neighbor (N2N) T-shirts and sweatshirts, the Springfield activist’s fierce eyes appeared across social media and in hearts. Though that wasn’t fierceness—Robles had that too—but resolve.

Briefings: Valley Activist Heavyweight Jafet Robles Murdered…

The body found early Monday in a Chicopee park belonged to a prominent Springfield activist according to multiple sources close to the victim.  Jafet Robles, a Springfield resident, was the Western Massachusetts organizer for Neighbor 2 Neighbor (N2N), a community-building organization.  Public Works employees found