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Good Trouble: 30-Day Countdown to MLK DAY 2021

Start date: December 19, 2020

End date: January 17, 2021

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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: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location: Zoom

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“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: 7:00 pm

Location: Zoom

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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: 7:00-8:00 pm

Location: Online Event

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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: 3:00-5:00

Location: Online Event

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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: 5:00 - 6:15 pm

Location: Zoom

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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

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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 […]

Indigenous Peoples Day Virtual Film and Community Dialogue

Date: October 12, 2020

Time: 3:00 - 4:15 pm

Location: Zoom

IPD film Lyla June
Please join us for a short film presenting Lyla June, an Indigenous environmental scientist, educator, community organizer and musician. Lyla June, who is of Diné (Navajo), Tsétsêhéstâhese (Cheyenne) and European lineage is from Taos New Mexico.  She inspires personal, collective and ecological healing through her multi-genre presentations on the topics of climate crisis, Indigenous rights, […]

Indigenous Peoples Day Land Clean Up

Start date: October 10, 2020

End date: October 12, 2020

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Let's honor Mother Earth by working together to clean up our town! Join us this weekend for the 2nd Stewards of the Earth event where you will SAFELY gather with family, friends and neighbors and clean your neighborhood, local trails and ponds. The brook near Whole Foods is in need of our special attention. If […]