Posts tagged with: Aba Taylor

United State of Emergency

Charlottesville Statement from Aba Taylor, Executive Director When Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe told “all the white supremacists and Nazi’s who came into Charlottesville” to “go home,” I wondered what “home” he was speaking of—because the ugliest of truths is that “those”...

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...

A Post-Election Civic Gathering: Promoting Social Justice and Protecting Civil Rights

The Winchester Multicultural Network invited people to gather on Sunday afternoon, November 20, to identify and discuss constructive steps we all can take to promote social justice and protect civil rights. The large meeting room in the Public Library was...

Love in a Time of Hate

Reflections from Aba Taylor, Executive Director For many in the LGBTQI community, the word “family” has been used as code to recognize others in that community. The word “family” substitutes a particular identity, often times veiled or not always evident,...

An Abundance of Food—for Body, Mind, and Spirit!

The Winchester Multicultural Network celebrated its year of building inclusive community at an annual meeting on June 8 at the Winchester Unitarian Society Church. In the gathering were board members, community advisers, staff, guest speakers and partners! The joyful evening...