Interfaith Thanksgiving Service led by Wellesley Clergy

Date: November 23, 2020

Time: 7:00-8:00 pm

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 […]

Richard Rothstein – The Color of Law

Date: November 17, 2020

Time: 6:30-8:00

Location: Online Event

In, The Color of Law, A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America, national best selling author Richard Rothstein argues with exacting precision and fascinating insight how segregation in America is the byproduct of explicit government policies at the local, state and federal levels. Join us for a moderated virtual plenary session with Mr. Rothstein. Jared Johnson, Executive Director […]

How to Run for Local Public Office

Date: December 2, 2020

Time: 7:30

Location: Online Event

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Individuals who are curious, concerned or interested in following the direction of Wellesley’s  current projects are encouraged to consider becoming more directly involved in their  community by running for Town Meeting Member or an elected board. Now’s the time to get organized for the March 2, 2021 Town Election!   The League of Women Voters of […]

Community Book Read 2021

Date: March 7, 2021

Time: 3:00-5:00

Location: Online Event

About the book  Race is a powerful qualifier in our society, it shapes perceptions of who belongs and informs narratives of who we are as a community and as individuals. Using examples from her practice as a licensed psychologist and as an African American growing up in the South, Dr. Walker provides a way to […]

Workshops 4 Reparations: A Wee The People Weekend Workshop Marathon

Start date: December 4, 2020

End date: December 5, 2020

Location: Online Event

A weekend of virtual workshops to fund wellness reparations, from Wee The People, 4 Corners Yoga + Wellness, & JP's Massage Therapy Center The year 2020 has delivered bodyblows of collective trauma to Black and Brown communities -- trauma that is sure to continue after the election. In response, the Boston-based social justice project Wee […]

Myth-Busting Thanksgiving Free Webinar

Date: October 28, 2020

Time: 3:00 - 4:00 pm

Location: Online

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If you plan to have your students learn and write about Thanksgiving, this webinar will help you teach this topic with greater accuracy and sensitivity. Kisha James, enrolled member of the Wampanoag Tribe of Gayhead Aquinnah and Oglala Lakota and the grand-daughter of Wamsutta James, will cover common myths. Dr. Debbie Reese, tribally enrolled, Nambé […]

Rally in Support of Climate Change Article

Date: October 24, 2020

Time: 3:00 pm

Location: Hunnewell Field (behind Whole Foods)

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Help the Climate Change Article (#12) pass at Town Meeting next week by attending this student driven, socially distanced, masked Climate event. This is a student-organized event that World of Wellesley is excited to support. For more information, visit Sustainable Wellesley's web page about Town Meeting Article #12.

Needham Diversity Initiative’s 9th Annual Diversity Summit

Date: November 15, 2020

Time: 12:00-5:00 pm

Location: Online Event

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Needham Diversity Initiative’s 9th Annual Diversity Summit is going VIRTUAL! This year’s theme is "Hate Has No Home Here - Beyond the Yard Signs" 2020 Presenter Highlights: Grab T with Nikki Turpin: Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall. Nikki joins us to discuss how to support racial justice, diversity and activism […]

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 […]

Black Lives Matter Vigil December 2020

Black Lives Matter UU Wellesley

Date: December 2, 2020

Time: 12:30 PM – 12:45 PM

Location: UU Wellesley Hills, 309 Washington St

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Members and friends of UU Wellesley Hills invite everyone to protest and honor the Black lives harmed and lost, those victims of racial violence and injustice, known and unknown, this fall as part of 2020 Congregational Resolution to strengthen our antiracist commitments and affirm that Black Lives Matter – that they always have and always will. Please join […]