Event categories: Antiracism

Community Book Read 2021

Date: March 7, 2021
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Online Event
Attend our author event for our Community Book Read: When Getting Along Is Not Enough, Reconstructing Race in Our Lives and Relationships by Dr. Maureen Walker. Race is a powerful, societal qualifier and by reading this book you will discover how Dr. Walker provides ways by which to enter into discussions about race and race relations. Everyone is welcome—even is […]

Workshops 4 Reparations: A Wee The People Weekend Workshop Marathon

Start date: December 4, 2020
End date: December 5, 2020
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Online Event
A weekend of virtual workshops to fund wellness reparations, from Wee The People, 4 Corners Yoga + Wellness, & JP's Massage Therapy Center The year 2020 has delivered bodyblows of collective trauma to Black and Brown communities -- trauma that is sure to continue after the election. In response, the Boston-based social justice project Wee […]
Black Lives Matter UU Wellesley

Black Lives Matter Vigil December 2020

Date: December 2, 2020
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: UU Wellesley Hills, 309 Washington St
Members and friends of UU Wellesley Hills invite everyone to protest and honor the Black lives harmed and lost, those victims of racial violence and injustice, known and unknown, this fall as part of 2020 Congregational Resolution to strengthen our antiracist commitments and affirm that Black Lives Matter – that they always have and always will. Please join […]
Black Lives Matter UU Wellesley

Black Lives Matter Vigil November 2020

Date: November 4, 2020
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: UU Wellesley Hills, 309 Washington St
Members and friends of UU Wellesley Hills invite everyone to protest and honor the Black lives harmed and lost, those victims of racial violence and injustice, known and unknown, this fall as part of 2020 Congregational Resolution to strengthen our antiracist commitments and affirm that Black Lives Matter – that they always have and always will. Please join […]

Black Lives Matter Vigil October 2020

Date: October 6, 2020
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: UU Wellesley Hills 309 Washington St
The members and friends of UU Wellesley Hills invite you  to stand with us this fall to honor Black lives harmed and  lost, those victims of racial violence and injustice, known  and unknown. Please join us for our monthly, 15-minute  silent vigil on the sidewalk in front of 309 Washington  Street. All are welcome to […]

Wake Up, Wellesley Final Session

Date: August 10, 2020
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Zoom
All members of our Wellesley and neighboring communities are invited to the final session of Wake Up, Wellesley on Monday, August 10 at 6 PM. In this 90-minute livestream, we are looking to conclude a series of emotional experiences shared and ideas for reform proposed by students and alumni as well as expert guidance solicited […]

Wake Up, Wellesley—Part 1 of 4

Date: June 16, 2020
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: YouTube
Young Ethnic Scholars invites everyone to “Wake Up, Wellesley” a series of four biweekly, online conference-style discussions on racism in Wellesley, intended to illuminate the injustices and microaggressions that permeate various dimensions of our children’s and our neighbors’ everyday lives. We hope to bring the national dialogue to our home and incite a collaborative effort […]

Interfaith & Multi-Congregational Witness

Date: June 7, 2020
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Front Lawn of Wellesley Village Church (corner of Routes 135 & 16)
United in the conviction that Black Lives Matter, that police brutality and racial injustice must end, and that we are called to pray and work for justice and joy for all people. You are invited to gather safely* in solidarity on the church lawn, sidewalks, church steps and driveway for music, reflection and prayer. We'll […]

Black Lives Matter Protest

Date: May 31, 2020
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Reidy Field, Wellesley
20 MINUTE SILENT VIGIL, SOLIDARITY PROTEST AND NEXT ACTIONS WE CAN TAKE. The past few months have been so incredibly difficult as we navigate this pandemic and all the injustice and inequity we see, in our community and all over America. This pain and fear has been exacerbated in witnessing the death of George Floyd […]

Black Lives Matter Virtual Vigil—June 2020

Date: June 7, 2020
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Facebook
Members of the UU Wellesley Hills Advocacy & Witness Interest Group invite you to stand with us for racial justice and human rights. While our church campus is closed due to COVID-19, the UU Wellesley Hills Advocacy & Witness Task Force is sponsoring a “virtual vigil” so that we can continue to take a public […]