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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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 […]

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

at my neighbors table event
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

IP Challenge
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

IPD land clean up
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: 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!