NETWORK FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE

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Frederick Douglass in Winchester

In 1862, a group of Winchester residents invited renowned abolitionist Frederick Douglass to speak at Lyceum Hall (across the street from present-day BookEnds). Explore the speech and its implications today with archivist Dr. Ellen Knight, author Nathan Richardson, and a member of the Mystic Valley NAACP. Hosted by the NFSJ, Winchester Historical Society, and Winchester … Read more

Vigil Honoring Late Justice Ginsburg

As the gavel dropped on the most recent term of the US Supreme Court on Monday, October 5, community members gathered on the Winchester Town Common to honor the late justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and celebrate her long commitment to civil rights and equity.The family-friendly gathering featured: a speech from Network volunteer Karen Hirschfeld; Network … Read more

Hearts, Minds, Actions: A Community Conversation Exploring Racism Today

This program, for both youth and adults, will be facilitated by leaders from Temple Shir Tikvah, the Winchester Unitarian Society, and Network for Social Justice. We hope that it will bring the community together in conversation to reflect on recent events in the wake of the murder of George Floyd and the ways racism manifests … Read more

The Network for Social Justice has spent years fighting for social change in Winchester — from advocating for affordable housing to providing support to individuals who have faced injustices of all kinds. We need your help to continue to advance an inclusive and equitable community. 

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