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Wake Up, Wellesley—Part 1 of 4

Date: June 16, 2020

Time: 6:00 pm

Location: YouTube

Wake Up Wellesley #1
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: 4:00–5:00 pm

Location: Front Lawn of Wellesley Village Church (corner of Routes 135 & 16)

Interfaith Witness June 7
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 […]

Wellesley Peaceful Protest to End White Supremacy + Police Violence

Date: June 5, 2020

Time: 3:00 pm

Location: 467 Washington St, Wellesley

End White Supremacy
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 […]

Race Amity Day Celebration (One-Time Livestream Event)

Date: June 14, 2020

Time: 4:00 pm

Location: Live Stream

Race Amity Day 2020
The National Center For Race Amity is hosting a one-time livestream event featuring today's top personalities sharing their story behind our seal, E Pluribus Unum (Out of many, one). Hear their words and learn the solutions that bring people together instead of apart during these trying times. Hear stories that uplift, entertain and inspire!

Black Lives Matter Protest

Date: May 31, 2020

Time: 4:00 - 4:30 PM

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 […]

21-Day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge

Start date: March 30, 2020

End date: April 19, 2020

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Dr. Charmie Curry, Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Wellesley Public Schools, invites everyone to join the 21-Day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge: You (along with thousands of other people from across the US) will commit to deepening your understanding of and willingness to confront racism for 21 consecutive days (just a few minutes […]

International Women’s Day Wellesley 2020

Date: March 8, 2020

Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location: Wellesley Village Church

Wellesley Women's Initiatives in partnership with the World Of Wellesley invites the community to join them in celebrating International Women's Day 2020. There will be music, dance, art activities and speakers to inspire girls and women of all ages. This year's theme is to celebrate women and support equity, inclusive of divisions, whether national, ethnic, linguistic, cultural, […]

No Place Like Home: Attainable, Affordable, Sustainable Housing—In Our Town?

Date: January 30, 2020

Time: 7:00 pm

Location: Wellesley Free Library

Many young families, seniors, and people of middle, moderate, or fixed incomes are unable to move to — or stay in — our town. What does this mean for Wellesley’s future? Our expert panelists will provide an overview of the challenges and benefits of creating diverse housing. Bring your questions and comments and join us […]

Help Wellesley with Signs of Love

Date: November 6, 2019

Time: 11:45 AM – 1:00 PM

Location: Wellesley Village Church (2 Central St)

Wellesley Village Church signs of love flyer
In response to the hurtful expressions that have recently wounded members of our middle and high school communities, ALL are invited to participate in a healing and compassionate community response. From 11:45-1:00 pm on November 6 (public school half day), Wellesley Village Church (2 Central St) invites you to come and make posters as expressions […]

MLK Family Event 2020

Date: January 20, 2020

Time: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Location: Bates Elementary School

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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.