It was a pleasure to have Dr. Jill Walsh speak at Monday night’s Social Media & Teen Mental Health Workshop as part of the Leaders for an Equitable Tomorrow (LET) program. Including a presentation from Dr. Walsh and breakout groups for attendees, the evening was full of learning and open discussions that sparked some powerful insights. … Read more
On Wednesday, October 11, the Network for Social Justice briefly became the Network for Soccer Justice, as we brought together over 200 people with help from the Woburn United Methodist Church and Social Capital Inc to support new arrivals from Haiti. From NFSJ volunteers who transported people to and from hotels to the field, Bentley … Read more
We were absolutely humbled by the enormous turnout for our 3rd annual Indigenous Peoples’ Day Family Celebration on Monday, October 9. We are incredibly grateful to our sponsors the Winchester Cooperative Bank, Wright-Locke Farm, FAN of Winchester, and Melrose Highlands Congregational Church; and our dozens of volunteers representing the Arlington Human Rights Commission, Lex Farm, NFSJ, Winchester … Read more
Dear Network for Social Justice Community, I’m writing to you as the Director of the Network and — as so many of us have many identities — I am also writing as a Jew and as an Israeli citizen who spent many years working in both Israel and Palestine. We are watching the situation in … Read more
Voters of Winchester This past Wednesday, September 20, the League of Women Voters of Winchester honored Wei Han as its recipient of the 2023 Civic Leadership Award. The award recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to civic life at the local or state level. You can read about Wei’s life and civic engagement here. The event was a wonderful … Read more
We are thrilled to welcome Disney artist, Magic Soul House founder, and NFSJ Women’s History Month 2023 Honoree Fenway Fan for this very special workshop for children and youth of all ages! Fenway will lead participants through a self-healing exercise involving the creation of intuitive art while deepening the connection with nature. Register here.
We are so incredibly grateful to have received a 2023 Staffing Recovery Grant from Mass Humanities, which provided funding through the Mass Cultural Council. These funds will support staffing costs that will make NFSJ community arts, culture, and social and racial justice programs possible in 2023-4! 2023 Staffing Recovery Grants awarded over $1.2 million to … Read more
The Network held our first ever Pride-themed fundraiser last Friday, and what a blast we had! From ripping up the dance floor with DJ Philly2Illy and Covering New England entertainment, to raising a glass in the Griffin Museum for Photography’s phenomenal building, we partied the night away! We are so grateful to our sponsors who … Read more