Reparations Committee Workshop
Saturday February 11th, at 12:00pm on zoom join the MVA NAACP Reparations Committee for a special workshop featuring Saskia VannJames presenting on Reparatory Justice Advocates 2023 Reparations Campaign: 'Where's Our 40 Acres?' in advocacy on who is American freedmen/Black Americans, What does reparations mean, & honoring Juneteenth, honoring Black American heritage & repairing the harm.
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Meeting ID: 822 0221 4924, Passcode: 513238
New Hope Baptist Church & the History of the African Community in Winchester
A lecture brought to you by the Winchester Historical Society. Society member and curator, Nancy Schrock, will explore the history of an historic building and the vibrant Black community that thrived from 1890-1970 in Winchester. February 15, at 7:00pm.
The return of the Annual Wine Tasting for 2022 was a success!
Check out a recap of the program here.
AdMeTech Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to ending the prostate cancer crisis by advancing early detection and treatment, and is a supporter and partner of the NAACP New England Area Conference (NEAC). Dr. Faina Shtern, President of AdMeTech Foundation, presents the Prostate Cancer Equity Program in Massachusetts.
Cheers to 50 Years Clean Water Action's 50th Anniversary and Annual Fall Celebration in MA
Clean Water Action received the Clean Water Champion award at CleanWaterMA 's 50th Anniversary and Annual Fall Celebration on October 6th. In case you missed the event, check out the program here and the video recording below!
The newly established Environmental Justice Committee partnered with the Clean Water Fund, to host #Get The Lead Out, a hybrid program to educate community members that there is no safe level of lead- not in drinking water, nor in the human body. If you weren't able to attend, check out the recording!
In Spring 2021, the Reparations Committee called more than 400 members of Congress, including every member of the House Committee on the Judiciary, during the lead up to their historic markup of H.R. 401. The committee continues to engage legislators through Chapter Conversations. In June 2021, the committee had a Chapter Conversation with Assistant Speaker, Congresswoman Katherine Clark, who serves the Fifth District of Massachusetts, on A Political History of America's Black Reparations Movement.
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