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NFSJ Welcomes Interim Executive Director

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The Network for Social Justice Board of Directors is pleased to announce that NFSJ Steering Committee member Rebecca Slisz will be coming on board as our interim Executive Director!  Rebecca brings skills in building teams and partnerships from her diverse marketing roles in the healthcare and technology sectors and a strong passion for social justice … Read more

MLK Winchester Day of Service 2024

This year, we are thrilled to be partnering with Winchester ABC to co-host the event. With kids’ activities featuring StoryStarters, book readings with local leaders, live music, a DJ, and remarks from Jamele Adams, DEI Director of Scituate Public Schools, there is sure to be something for everyone at our 5th annual MLK Winchester Day … Read more

NFSJ Board Member Honored by League of Women

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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

Healing through Art Pop-Up Workshop

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.

NFSJ Receives 2023 Staffing Recovery Grant

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

NFSJ’s Juneteenth: Frederick Douglass’s Democracy

On June 21st, the Network for Social Justice and community partners welcomed over 60 people to Mill Pond to celebrate Juneteenth! The event began with a community reading of the Frederick Douglass speech, “What to the Slave is the 4th of July?” Following the community reading, the Network was excited to welcome back to Winchester … Read more

Pride Party Fundraiser: Loud and Proud

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

PRIDEfest Returns to Winchester!

On Tuesday, June 6, the Network for Social Justice—along with event co-sponsors the Winchester Cooperative Bank and Crawford United Methodist Church—will host PRIDEfest 2023 on the Winchester Town Common. Now in its third year, PRIDEfest draws hundreds of people from Winchester, Woburn, Arlington, Lexington, and surrounding towns for an educational, inclusive, joy-filled, family-friendly celebration. The … Read more