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FORJ Update

FORJ Update

FORJ Update

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:
http://theparentcue.org/pcl-40-why-you-need-to-talk-about-race-with-your-kids/

Beyond the Golden Rule: A Parents Guide to Preventing and Responding to Prejudice”
http://www.tolerance.org/sites/default/files/general/beyond_golden_rule.pdf

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
RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2018-newton-family-conference-tickets-42724185188

For general information about FORJ and our ongoing efforts, learn more here:
https://forjnewton.com/

If you are interested in joining the MR FORJ Committee, please contact Emily Frank, our MR team leader at: mlefrank@gmail.com.

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