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Constructive Conversations Across Differences

How can we feel more confident and prepared to have conversations about controversial issues? On Saturday, May 12, the Winchester Multicultural Network welcomed more than 20 people to a workshop called “Strengthening Our Community Through Constructive Conversation.” The workshop, led...

The Multicultural Network celebrates Pride Month

June is Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month*, and the Network celebrated by offering a program on June 22 featuring three panelists from the organization SpeakOUT. SpeakOUT volunteers are committed to “working to create a world free of...

Civic Gathering #3: Building Momentum in Service of a Caring and Inclusive Community

The Network convened Winchester residents for a third civic gathering on Thursday, May 18, at the Sanborn House, with the goal of “Building Momentum” from two prior civic gatherings. The first had been held in November at the Winchester Public...

“American Denial” probes the unconscious biases today regarding race in America.

The Multicultural Network screened the film American Denial at the Next Door Theater on May 11 to mark the YWCA’s annual “Take a Stand Against Racism.” American Denial, which first premiered on PBS in 2015, examines Swedish economist and social...

“Say What?!” Courageous conversations with youth guided by Urban Improv

Featuring an exploration of and training about what it means to be a bystander/upstander, the Network brought the Urban Improv troupe to the Winchester Youth Center on Sunday afternoon, March 5, at the Winchester Youth Center. Over 40 young people...