The Mason-Rice FORJ (Families Organizing for Racial Justice) team is excited to share a few upcoming events and resources this week. As we honor Black History Month, an inspiring quote: The time is always right to do what is right. – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Consider checking out these insightful resources around the topic of talking to your children about race:
Why You Need to Talk About Race With Your Kids:
Beyond the Golden Rule: A Parents Guide to Preventing and Responding to Prejudice”
We are excited to share a few upcoming events that we’d love to see you at!
SPARK is hosting Debby Irving (author of Waking Up White) and Shay Steward-Bouley
Date: Sunday, February 25th
Location: Natick High School auditorium, 25 West Street, Natick MA 01760
Time: 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Book Info: http://www.debbyirving.com/the-book/
Talking about Racism with your Children: Why and How?” (rescheduled because of weather)
Date: Wednesday, February 28th
Location: Salvation Army Kroc Center, 650 Dudley St, Boston, MA 02125
Time: 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Registration Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/newton-metco-parent-meeting-tickets-41384289524
The 2018 Newton Family Conference
Date: Saturday, March 24
Location: Newton North High School
Time: 1:00 – 4:00 pm
For general information about FORJ and our ongoing efforts, learn more here:
If you are interested in joining the MR FORJ Committee, please contact Emily Frank, our MR team leader at: firstname.lastname@example.org.