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Indigenous Peoples Day Virtual Film and Community Dialogue

Date: October 12, 2020
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Zoom
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
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Race Amity Day Celebration (One-Time Livestream Event)

Date: June 14, 2020
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Live Stream
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: 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 […]

21-Day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge

Start date: March 30, 2020
End date: April 19, 2020
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
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: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
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: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
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 […]