Racial Justice Dialogues: The Role Libraries Play in Racial Justice
Apr
6
2:00 PM14:00

Racial Justice Dialogues: The Role Libraries Play in Racial Justice

Please join in the conversation as we continue to get real about the problem of racism in our world, and move toward personal and collaborative action. Our Racial Justice Dialogues (RJD) are opportunities to talk openly about racism and other forms of oppression in our society. Please join us to continue sharing our experiences, hopes and dreams about living in community beyond race. All are welcome.

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Natick Earth Day
Apr
28
11:00 AM11:00

Natick Earth Day

Natick Earth Day celebrates the unique strengths in our community and connects them to the Earth.  We embrace the growing ethnic, religious, and political – philosophical diversity of the Town, and invite the community to learn, share, and connect with neighbors to take action for our environment and our future.

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Racial Justice Dialogues
May
4
2:00 PM14:00

Racial Justice Dialogues

Please join in the conversation as we continue to get real about the problem of racism in our world, and move toward personal and collaborative action. Our Racial Justice Dialogues (RJD) are opportunities to talk openly about racism and other forms of oppression in our society. Please join us to continue sharing our experiences, hopes and dreams about living in community beyond race. All are welcome.

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Racial Justice Dialogues
Jun
1
2:00 PM14:00

Racial Justice Dialogues

Please join in the conversation as we continue to get real about the problem of racism in our world, and move toward personal and collaborative action. Our Racial Justice Dialogues (RJD) are opportunities to talk openly about racism and other forms of oppression in our society. Please join us to continue sharing our experiences, hopes and dreams about living in community beyond race. All are welcome.

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Brothers, Sing On!: A Celebration of The Power of Song
Mar
16
8:00 PM20:00

Brothers, Sing On!: A Celebration of The Power of Song

This concert demonstrates the power of song and life-long singing and celebrates our rich and varied American choral heritage. The headliner for the concert this year is the storied Morehouse College Glee Club. Morehouse College is an all-male, historically black college and university in Atlanta, Georgia, and its stellar glee club has performed internationally, at presidential inaugurations, and throughout the US, all to universal acclaim.

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Racial Justice Dialogues: Interracial Relationships Today
Mar
2
2:00 PM14:00

Racial Justice Dialogues: Interracial Relationships Today

Our Racial Justice Dialogues (RJD) are opportunities to talk openly about racism and other forms of oppression in our society. This month's meeting continues the discussion around that of interracial marriage. This is a requested follow up to our November meeting ...as there was much more we didn't have time for. All are welcome!

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Navigating Conflict in Cross-Racial Conversations
Feb
24
2:00 PM14:00

Navigating Conflict in Cross-Racial Conversations

  • Roots and Wings Yoga and Healing Arts (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Looking to heal or reconcile after experiencing cross-racial conversations that led to conflict? Don't know where to go from here? Still want to help? Want to keep that friendship? This workshop is for you! Bring your stories, and let's move toward healing these breaches together. All races and ages are welcome.

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Culturally Informed Assessment in Contemporary U.S. Context
Feb
9
9:00 AM09:00

Culturally Informed Assessment in Contemporary U.S. Context

Attending to clients’ needs and clinicians’ self-care. Wayside Youth and Family Support Network presents a training on how culture interacts with your mental health.

With Pratyusha Tummala-Narra, Ph.D. Associate Professor in the Department of Counseling, Developmental and Educational Psychology at Boston College

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Racial Justice Dialogues: Our Racial Justice Challenges
Feb
2
2:00 PM14:00

Racial Justice Dialogues: Our Racial Justice Challenges

Racial Justice Dialogues (RJD) are opportunities to talk openly about racism and other forms of oppression in our society. This month we will be sharing the challenges we face as anti-racists working to deconstruct systems of privilege and oppression in our world. All are welcome!

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Racial Justice Dialogue: Restorative Justice
Jan
5
2:00 PM14:00

Racial Justice Dialogue: Restorative Justice

Please join in the conversation as we continue to get real about the problem of racism in our world, and move toward personal and collaborative action. Our Dialogues are opportunities to talk openly about racism and other forms of oppression in our society. "Restorative justice repairs the harm caused by crime. When victims, offenders and community members meet to decide how to do that, the results can be transformational." from http://restorativejustice.org/ (go to link to learn more)


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Natick Community Vigil on the Common
Nov
19
7:00 PM19:00

Natick Community Vigil on the Common

Remembering all victims of anti-Semitic, racist, or other recent acts of discrimination and violence. We will not let fear, bigotry, intolerance or the hateful acts of a few define us. Let’s stand together in solidarity with our fellow residents and show that Natick is UNITED, a community where we value differences and everyone belongs.

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Human Family Dance For Joy
Nov
3
2:30 PM14:30

Human Family Dance For Joy

Come move, connect and be joyful as one Human Family! Learn something NEW and have FUN - All ages welcome!! Bollywood Dance with Archana Menon and BollywoodX , Salsa Dance wih TODOS Dance and Fitness, Israeli Folk Dance with Rina Wegman. Featuring, The Natick Drum Circle

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Intelligent Lives
Oct
29
7:00 PM19:00

Intelligent Lives

From award-winning filmmaker Dan Habib comes INTELLIGENT LIVES, a catalyst to transform the label of intellectual disability from a life sentence of isolation into a life of possibility for the most systematically segregated people in America.— Free for the entire community Q&A with Dan Habib after the film.

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White Fragility - A Conversation with Robin DiAngelo and Jack Hill
Oct
25
4:00 PM16:00

White Fragility - A Conversation with Robin DiAngelo and Jack Hill

Anti-racist educator, Robin DiAngelo, will discus her recent book "White Fragility." Discussing why it can be difficult for white people to talk about racism, Robin will examine how white fragility develops, how it protects racial inequality, and what we can do to engage more constructively. With Jack Hill, CFS Head of Middle School and Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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Immigrants in an Anxious Time: Changing Laws and Personal Dilemmas
Oct
16
6:00 PM18:00

Immigrants in an Anxious Time: Changing Laws and Personal Dilemmas

  • Courtyard by Marriott Boston Downtown (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

What can we do to create a safe and welcoming environment for those who have recently arrived? A Faith That Does Justice is pleased to launch its second year of Community Meetings with three exceptional speakers. Dr. Westy Egmont of Boston College will moderate a discussion on immigration with panelists Eva Millona and Patricia Sobalvarro.

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