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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 […]

“Praying Town” Film and Discussion

Date: August 20, 2020
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Zoom
“Praying Town” is a documentary that explores the history of Natick’s Praying Indians tribe from the 1630’s to the Civil War. We will watch part one of the film will be followed by facilitated dialogue and discussion. Everyone is welcome and invited to continue to learn our history and deepen our understanding about the origins […]

“Doctrine of Discovery” Film Viewing & Discussion

Date: July 23, 2020
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Zoom
How did European explorers and colonial settlers use the Doctrine of Discovery to justify the taking of Native peoples’ land in what became the United States? "We study the Doctrine of Discovery to listen to voices that have been silenced and disregarded for centuries. These voices tell a frequently overlooked story about the origins of […]

Interfaith Thanksgiving Service led by Wellesley Clergy

Date: November 23, 2020
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Online Event
During this time of year, we feel the need to gather in unity, return to our values, and offer gratitude. Wellesley area clergy invite you to join them in fellowship for a Zoom Interfaith Thanksgiving service. Our clergy will lead us in prayer, scriptural readings, song, and words of comfort. Rabbi Saphire will deliver the […]

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 […]

At My Neighbor’s Table: What Kind Of Communities Do We Want To Live In?

Date: October 18, 2020
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Zoom
Examining Housing Policies Through a Lens of Equity Join us for an interfaith conversation on how we can bring ourselves closer to a larger and more inclusive community. We will explore and discuss the drivers of structural inequality that have led to high levels of racial, ethnic, and economic segregation in our communities and what […]

30 Day+ Racial Equity Indigenous Peoples Challenge

Start date: October 1, 2020
End date: October 30, 2020
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
World of Wellesley is proud to launch the 30 Day+ Racial Equity Indigenous Peoples Challenge aimed at breaking down barriers and biases by collectively and individually: Increasing our awareness and appreciation for the diversity of Indigenous people Deepening our understanding about the history of Indigenous people Deepen our understanding about the current issues faced by Indigenous […]