Locked Up in the Land of the Free

Emotions washed over the audience gathered to screen Ava Duvernay’s 13th, a documentary involving noted scholars, activists, and politicians analyzing the criminalization of African-Americans and the resultant prison boom. The Racial Justice Committee of the Winchester Unitarian Society led the...

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...

Bystander Training Workshop focuses on what it means to be an active bystander

Thirty individuals from Winchester and other towns gathered at Temple Shir Tikvah on Thursday evening, June 8 for a two-hour bystander workshop given by Dan Ottenheimer, Dan Lieber, and Marion Magill, Temple members who have received training from the Quabbin...

The Network was part of a focus on immigration at WorldFest 2017

This year the Network was a community partner for WorldFest, an annual multicultural event in Woburn presented through a collaboration of Social Capital, Inc. and the YMCA International Learning Center.  Participants enjoyed food, music, and dance performances from countries around...

Network Board members and friends participated in En Ka Parade 2017

On a beautiful Spring morning, Saturday, May 20, at 9 am, the Network proudly marched with our neighbors in the En Ka’s annual hometown parade. Our marchers included Board members and community supporters, a group that was diverse with respect...