The livestream and pre-recorded content for the National Day of Mourning on November 26 can be viewed beginning at approximately 12 noon EST via the United American Indians of New England (UAINE) website, at the UAINE facebook group, on Youtube, and at the hate5six website.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
This year’s theme is "Hate Has No Home Here - Beyond the Yard Signs" 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 beyond the yard signs - includes a 20 min audience Q&A. HEAR Needham […]
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 […]
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 […]