Event categories: MLK

Good Trouble: Civil Rights Are Not a Waiting Game

Date: January 17, 2022
Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Zoom
Join in a community multi-generational and multi-racial discussion where you are invited to engage in small and large groups for brave conversations about Will Smith's Netflix series "Amend: The Fight for America," episode titled "Wait," and its relevance to the challenges we all continue to face today. Most importantly, we will discuss actions we can individually and collectively […]

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2021 Fundraiser

Date: January 18, 2021
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
This year’s events are all virtual and FREE, but we invite you to join with World of Wellesley in taking action by making a voluntary contribution. All proceeds will go to the Lawyer's Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, an organization committed to "Good Trouble." If you would rather send a check, please mail to World of Wellesley, P.O. Box 812381, Wellesley, MA […]

​MLK Virtual “Breakfast” 2021

Date: January 18, 2021
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Online Event
Join in a community multi-generational and multi-racial discussion where you are invited to engage in small and large groups for brave conversations about Dr. King’s speech, “The Other America,” and its relevance to the challenges we all continue to face today. Most importantly, we will discuss actions we can individually and collectively do to bring about change. Wellesley Public School […]

MLK Day Family Story Time

Date: January 18, 2021
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Online Event
This virtual event is designed for children and families of all ages to listen together to Vitamin D and Me, an amazing story of how and why human beings have different color skin tones. From dark brown to light, human beings and our evolution have an amazing story to tell and it's all here to learn […]

Good Trouble Short Story Book Group (Grades 8-12)

Date: January 18, 2021
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Online Event
Students in Grades 8-12 will engage in a text-based discussion focused on recognizing and combating racism not only in their communities, but also within themselves. The ultimate goal of the session is to commit to Good Trouble by continuing the conversation beyond the Dr. King holiday and committing to meaningful action beyond the day. The Good Trouble: Book […]

Good Trouble: 30-Day Countdown to MLK DAY 2021

Start date: December 19, 2020
End date: January 17, 2021
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
This program is still running, there's still time to register until January 17, 2021.  Please scroll down to see the program lineup for January 18th- MLK Day Good Trouble:  More Than Just a Day - A call to action  Join the GOOD TROUBLE:  30 DAY COUNTDOWN  from December 19th - January 17th RSVP today and beginning […]

Wellesley Peaceful Protest to End White Supremacy + Police Violence

Date: June 5, 2020
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: 467 Washington St, Wellesley
Please join us for a peaceful protest in Wellesley Center with the goals of speaking out and taking a stand against white supremacy in Wellesley and other predominantly white suburbs, and demonstrating solidarity in the fight for justice in response to police murdering George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, and far far too many innocent […]

MLK Family Event 2020

Date: January 20, 2020
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Bates Elementary School
Come celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in Wellesley. Join us for crafts, games, activities and pizza! Escape the cold weather. Please RSVP now to let us know you plan to attend. Co-sponsored by the World of Wellesley and the Wellesley High School Diversity Club.

MLK Community Breakfast 2020

Date: January 20, 2020
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Alumnae Hall, Wellesley College
Annual breakfast in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. "A Dream Deferred" featuring an inter-racial and inter-ethnic panel of social justice advocates who will provide insights on Dr. Martin Luther King's dream and the fight for civil rights of Blacks, Indigenous People and Latin X. Where we are, where should we be and how […]