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...

“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,...

Lighting It Up Blue for April’s National Autism Awareness Month

On April 6, 2017, the Winchester Disability Access Commission, The Winchester Multicultural Network and Brio Integrated Theatre all came together to commemorate autism awareness month with the annual Light It Up Blue event. This is Winchester’s fifth year to organize...

5. Women’s History Month Honorees 2017: Denise Costello and Vanessa Gobes

Building a bridge to living more fully through mindfulness and meditation. Denise Costello and Vanessa Gobes are the founders and guiding spirits of the Chrysalis Meditation Center, located in a serene second-story studio that Vanessa describes as overlooking ‘the most...