NETWORK FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE

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#StopAsianHate Lantern Ceremony and Candlelight Vigil

On Tuesday, March 23, over 250 individuals gathered behind the Winchester Public Library overlooking Mill Pond on a clear and mild spring evening to grieve for those murdered in Atlanta on March 16th and to unite in solidarity against hate and racism. The vigil was co-hosted by the Chinese American Network of Winchester, the Network … Read more

Wee the People holds Racism Workshop in Winchester

On Tuesday, January 28th, the Network and Town of Winchester welcomed racial justice educator Francie Latour, co-director of Wee the People, to present a workshop for parents and educators entitled, “The ABCs of Racism: Starting the Conversation about Race and Racism with Children.” Latour began the evening by encouraging attendees to introduce themselves by stating … Read more

Winchester MLK Day of Service a Huge Success!

Engaging in conversation about Safe CommunitiesAssembling personal care kits for the Council of Social ConcernRecycled craft fun for all agesNaomi Bethune, 11th grade climate activist, addresses the crowdStudents created service learning projects, including on whether the Sachem logo is offensive Previous Next On behalf of the Network for Social Justice-School and Youth Committee, please accept … Read more

Winchester MLK Day of Service 2020 Donations Requested

Toiletry donations are requested for our upcoming Winchester MLK Day of Service 2020. Donations will be used for the creation of Personal Care Kits, to be donated to the Woburn Council of Social Concern. Donation boxes are stationed in all Winchester Public Schools. Donations can also be made through our Amazon Wish List. Items we … Read more

The NFSJ at the State House!

Joining the MA Indigenous Legislative Agenda, Mass Peace Action, and Senator Jason Lewis’s office, the NFSJ organized a State House Lobby Day for the Agenda, which includes five bills addressing Native American concerns. There was a public committee hearing that included one of those bills, a resolve to establish a commission to evaluate the flag … Read more

Network and Winchester Unitarian Society Present LGBTQIA+ Town Welcome Campaign to Winchester Chamber of Commerce

On Wednesday, November 6, Network ED Liora Norwich and Winchester Unitarian Society (WUS) pastor Heather Janules addressed members of the Winchester Chamber of Commerce about a joint campaign between our two organizations to make Winchester more outwardly welcoming toward individuals identifying as LGBTQIA+. In the wake of the repeated thefts of the WUS’s rainbow flags, … Read more

NETWORK CO-HOSTS CONVENING OF WINCHESTER NON-PROFIT LEADERS

In collaboration with the Winchester Community Music School and Wright Locke Farm, the Network for Social Justice organized Winchester’s first ever convening of non-profit leaders on Monday, October 21. Over a dozen nonprofit representatives gathered on a chilly evening for a potluck dinner in Wright Locke Farm’s historic 1827 Barn for an evening of facilitated … Read more

5th ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL DAY AT THE FARMERS MARKET

International Day2019 at the Farmers Market

Many thanks to all who came out on Saturday to check out the 5th annual International Day at the Winchester Farmers Market! We enjoyed connecting with you at our booth, and hope you appreciated the many vendors and performers as much as we did. Thanks to all of the volunteers who made the event so … Read more

3rd ANNUAL COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS FAIR AT THE FARMERS MARKET

Community Organization Day 2019

Thanks to the Winchester Farmers Market for hosting another fantastic Community Organizations Fair. We loved having the opportunity to connect with so many of you and unveil our new name and look! In the coming weeks you will begin receiving this newsletter from the newly-minted Network for Social Justice. In the meantime, we hope you … Read more