Archives: Events

Webinar: The Importance of Ethnic Studies for Education

Date: May 19, 2021
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Virtual Event
May is Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month. The Wellesley Chinese Language School, in partnership with the Wellesley Free Library, New England Chinese American Alliance and the World of Wellesley invites the community to attend "The Importance of Ethnic Studies for Education" Webinar featuring esteemed speaker and award winning author, Min Hyoung Song, Professor of English and Director of the […]

National Race Amity Conference (A Virtual Event)

Start date: May 21, 2021
End date: May 23, 2021
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Virtual Event
The National Center for Race Amity is hosting a virtual event; National Race Amity Conference. The conference will be held from May 21, 2021 (Friday) through May 23, 2021 (Sunday).The registration fees are as follows: Registration- May 1-15Late Registration- May 16-23High School$85$105Senior Citizens 65+$105$150College Students$125$150Regular$175$225

Screening of “All In: the Fight for Democracy”

Date: May 11, 2021
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Online
Join for a group watch party of the documentary "All In: The Fight for Democracy". This documentary, featuring Stacey Abrams, takes a look at the history and current activism against voter suppression. Afterwards, we'll have 15 minutes of social time in break out rooms/small groups. Hope you can make it! Hosted by Wellesley Town Democratic […]

Making the Invisible -> Visible Part 2

Date: May 2, 2021
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Zoom
The World of Wellesley and Wellesley Chinese Language School remain vigilant in raising awareness and combating increased racism, violence and discrimination faced by Asians since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. This discussion features three expert presentations along with a Q&A, community discussion. Presenters include: Elisabeth Chan, Educator and Ph.D. candidate, Jennifer Nwachukwu, Council, Lawyer’s […]

Seizing the Moment Against Racism: What Allies Can Do

Date: April 30, 2021
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Online
A frank conversation about the role companies, executives, employees and customers must all play when we witness acts of injustice or bigotry in our places of work and our communities. Being good allies is not only about what we do, but about the insight and understanding that results from better appreciating one another’s lived experiences. […]

Wellesley Multicultural Festival 2021

Date: April 10, 2021
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Zoom
The Wellesley Multicultural Festival (WMCF) is a town-wide, annual event, organized in partnership with Wellesley Public Schools which raises important questions for citizens, public administrators, and political leaders by asking for recognition of and respect for cultural differences. Every year the community engages in a growth mindset by organizing and participating this event. Growing and […]

#STOPANTIASIANHATE Wellesley Rally and Run

Date: March 27, 2021
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Wellesley Congregational Church
What: This is a part of #StopAntiAsianHate rally and run across eight towns along the Boston Marathon Route Where: Sidewalk from Wellesley Congregational Church all the way to the Wellesley/Newton border along Washington St - 3 miles in total. 4 stations will be set up along the route demonstration gathering and water. Any donations to […]

Building Cultural Bridges Program

Start date: April 11, 2021
End date: June 1, 2021
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Zoom
The Building Cultural Bridges Program (“BCBP”) is a Wellesley High School student-led virtual cultural exchange program for 4th and 5th graders in the Wellesley community. The program consists of two main parts for the students: a regular after school group meeting and a bi-weekly call with their "bridge" partner.  The after school Zoom meetings will […]

Frederick Joseph Author Visit: The Black Friend: On Being a Better White Person

Date: March 20, 2021
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Zoom
Join celebrated author Frederick Joseph for an incredible event - a presentation of his bestselling book 'The Black Friend: On Being a Better White Person' including an engaging question and answer session! Best for grades 7 and up. 'Writing from the perspective of a friend, Frederick Joseph offers candid reflections on his own experiences with […]