NETWORK FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE

Educate, Engage, Activate

Seeking Fall NFSJ Interns

The Network is thrilled to be continuing our very popular internship program with another cohort of high school students in the Fall of 2022. Positions require a weekly commitment of 5 hours and will begin in October. Students will support the Network’s youth programming and community engagement activities.

PRIDEfest 2022

NFSJ student intern Alice Wang contributed to this article June is the time for LGBTQ+ Americans and their allies to celebrate Pride Month! Pride Month coincides with the anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising in June 1969, a monumental event for the gay rights movement. Pride parades and events now occur around the world and signify … Read more

2022 MLK Day of Service

After months of planning–including weekly 7:30AM meetings with a dedicated group of WHS students–we were very excited to bring our 3rd annual MLK Day of Service to the community in person. Of course, the pandemic had other plans, and within just a few weeks, we had pivoted, re-imagined, and reframed the entire event as a … Read more

Pride Art Contest

The Schools & Youth committee of the Network for Social Justice is launching an inaugural Pride Art Contest! Students of all ages are invited to create a pride flag in any medium they choose. Go ahead and: -Paint it -Draw it -Sculpt it -Collage it -Carve it -Chalk it Or anything else you can think … 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

ABCs of Racism: Starting the Conversation about Race and Racism with Kids

This interactive workshop led by Boston-based racial justice educators Wee the People will explore the barriers that prevent adults from talking about race and racism with kids, examine the social science of race awareness in children, and identify strategies to start the conversation with kids about the complexities of race, racism, and racial differences. This … Read more

MLK Day of Service

MLK Day of Service Jan 19th

On Sunday, January 19th, in collaboration with Winchester Public Schools, the Network will host a Day of Service, supported by Winchester High School students from Connect and Commit and other committed students. Between 10 am – 2 pm, the community is invited to Winchester High School to participate in a drive to support under-resourced local … Read more

Network Schools & Youth Committee Announces 2019-2020 Micro-Grant Awards

The Network for Social Justice’s Schools & Youth Committee is pleased to announce the recipients of their 2019-2020 micro-grant awards. The Committee is grateful to Winchester Public Schools Assistant Superintendent Jennifer Elineema for her guidance and consultation. The Committee awarded $2,005 to five applicants, resulting in one full and four partial awards. Congratulations to the … 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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