All posts by: Lily Yamamoto

On Sunday, April 7, community members joined Network staff, Steering Committee members, and Board to greet new Network Executive Director Liora Norwich and appreciate those who sustained the Network through its transitional phase. Many thanks to Kappy’s Liquors and Fine...
Phuni Meston is the owner of Handwork, formerly Karma, in Winchester Center. She graciously shared her remarkable, difficult, and inspiring personal and family history, as well as her reflections on her values, the challenges immigrants face and suggestions for immigrants...
On Saturday, March 23, 22 individuals from Winchester and surrounding communities representing white, Black, Latinx, and Chinese backgrounds had the opportunity to learn “tools” for cross-cultural/cross-race communication and understanding from VISIONS consultants Mayra Rodriguez-Howard and Jamila Batts at the Network’s...
It was a pleasure to spend some time with Han (Amber) Wang, currently a college junior, and to talk with her about her journey both to, and within, this country. Amber, as she is known in this town, came to...
The recent attacks in Christchurch on the Linwood and Al Noor Mosques remind us again of the devastating effects that white supremacy and emboldened white nationalist sentiment are having on minority communities the world over. We at the Winchester Multicultural...