Posts filed under: wmcn support

“Salam Neighbor” gives first-hand account of life in the Za’atari refugee camp in Jordan

“Salam Neighbor” is an award-winning film and campaign to connect the world to refugees. On May 3, a screening of the documentary was hosted by LIVE LEARN ACT, a Winchester-based nonprofit focused on expanding global education opportunities for young children,...

Women’s March for America 2017

On January 21, 2017, many Network Board members and Network friends attended the Boston Women’s March and the Washington, D.C., Women’s March. Others participated through various media outlets in spirit, dedication, and alliance. Here is what two Board participants shared...

Ways to offer support to our Muslim friends and neighbors

As many of you may know, the Islamic Center of Boston in Wayland received hate mail. This is a place of worship for many of our Muslim friends and neighbors, some of whom live, work, and go to school here...

De-bunking the “Bathroom Bill”: Transgender Anti-Discrimination Bills in Massachusetts

Lately, transgender rights have been a hot topic in politics and in public discourse. Everything from President Obama’s recent directive for all public schools in the country to allow transgender students to use the bathrooms that match their gender identity,...

Building Bridges Iftar Broadens Our Understanding of Ramadan

On Wednesday, June 15th, the Islamic Center of Boston in Wayland hosted, a “Building Bridges Iftar.” An Iftar is the breaking of the fast at sundown each evening during the month-long holiday of Ramadan. A small group from the Winchester...