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,...

Interview with Sam Wilson, Director of Youth Ministries

Interview with Sam Wilson Sam Wilson currently serves the Winchester Unitarian Society as their Director of Youth Ministries. He is also a Leader of Youth Justice Trainings for the UU College of Social Justice, consultant in Development for the UU...

International Connections continues tour of local institutions for international residents at Griffin Museum

On Thursday, June 23, following their weekly coffee and conversation meeting, International Connections committee member and WMCN Community Advisor, Caroline Hirschfeld, herself a noted photographer, led a group of international residents and Board members in a tour of the Griffin...

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...

Launch Prize Reading Challenged Personal Concepts of Racism and Sexism

On the evening of Saturday, June 18, the award-winning play The Launch Prize, by MJ Halberstadt, was read by four extremely talented actors, to a very appreciative audience of about sixty community members. The Winchester Multicultural Network brought the play...