NETWORK FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE

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Panel Discussion Examines how Health Begins at Home

On Wednesday, September 21, the Winchester Housing Coalition hosted Health Begins at Home, a panel discussion examining the link between quality affordable housing and community well-being. The Coalition was incredibly fortunate to welcome Dr. Megan Sandel, associate professor of pediatrics at the Boston University School of Medicine and associate professor of environmental health at the Boston University School … Read more

Yazhi Guo with Shin Daiko

Celebrate Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month with this special performance by Yazhi Guo, musician at the Berklee School of Music and considered the best suona (Chinese oboe) player of all time. He has played for presidents and was principal suona and featured soloist of the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra. He will be joined by … Read more

Non-Citizen Voting is One Step Closer in Winchester

On Thursday, April 28, members of the League of Women Voters of Winchester and NFSJ presented Article 8, “An Act to Extend Local Voting Rights to All Adult Residents of the Town of Winchester,” before Winchester Town Meeting members. The article allows the town to send a Home Rule Petition to the state legislature for its and the governor’s consideration to … Read more

PRIDEfest 2022

Celebrate Winchester’s LGBTQ community at our 2nd annual PRIDEfest. This is an outdoor, community-centered Winchester-based event featuring multiple ways for attendees to educate themselves about LGBTQIA rights and issues and engage around Pride-related themes as it is celebrated in the US and internationally. This FREE event is for ALL AGES.

Unity Amongst Diversity

By Arya Ramachandran, NFSJ Intern On Dec. 16, 2021, the Network for Social Justice (NSFJ), in collaboration with the Winchester High School Social Justice Club (SoJust), hosted an event called “Unity Amongst Diversity” on the Winchester Town Common. The tagline was “Festivities of light that delightfully transform the world together.” The goal was to bring … Read more

Winchester Indigenous Peoples’ Day Family Celebration

Drop in to Wright Locke Farm on October 11 between 10-12 for this family friendly Indigenous Peoples’ Day Celebration. There will be multiple stations with fun for kids, including a farm tour, crafts, planting activity, storybook readings about Indigenous people and culture, and much more! For adults, there will be information about current legislation pertaining … Read more

A Look at Reparations

Join the Winchester Anti-Racist Solidarity Collective and Network for Social Justice for a conversation and open dialogue about reparations. We’ll be providing definitions, asking questions and debunking myths. Please join us on Saturday March 20th from 3:00-4:15PM ET! Bring your questions, thoughts and ideas – and a friend if you can! Register here and contact … Read more

Disrupting Racism Learning Series

This 3-part virtual workshop series on racism will be co-facilitated by the Network for Social Justice. It is recommended, though not required, for participants to attend all 3 sessions. The aim is to give participants the language and tools to have grounded conversation around race and racism, taking steps to disrupt it on the micro … 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