Racism and Hate Crimes on the Rise

Troubling the Ashes, racism on the rise

The #BlackLivesMatter movement may be making headlines across the country, but African Americans aren’t the only minority group experience prejudice. A new Pew Research poll reveals that more than half of Latinos living in the United States have experienced abuse, discrimination, and unfair treatment. According to author Shirley Aaron, the hate and injustice in today’s world […]

Get ready for CHSNE’s annual banquet!

Get ready for CHSNE's annual banquet!

Bringing the Colors of the Maya to Jamaica Plain

Bringing the Colors of the Maya to Jamaica Plain

 Bringing the Colors of the Maya to Jamaica Plain: Indigenous Arts and Music Festival features Maya paintings from Guatemala On Saturday, Aug. 6 and Sunday, Aug. 7 from 10am-5pm, Indigenous artists and musicians from across the globe will come together for Cultural Survival’s free admission Native arts and cultures Bazaar. Greater Boston is invited to […]

NNHS: One School, One Question

NNHS One School, One Question

One School, One Question For fall 2016, NNHS will be exploring “one question” instead of “one book.” The question, developed by students and faculty together, is “Why do people put themselves in other people’s shoes, and what can we learn from that?” Our goal is for the exploration of this question to support our continued […]

Valeo Play for FREE Program

Valeo Play for Free Club Soccer Program

Valeo FC is proud to announce a new “Play for Free” program for present and future families involved in the Valeo FC U.S. Soccer Development Academy Program. “Play for Free” will give players the option of volunteering at charitable organizations or coaching their younger clubmates in lieu of paying club fees. The program, created in […]

Reading Frederick Douglass Speech

Reading Frederick Douglass Speech

HISTORIC NEWTON HOSTS CITIZENS READING FREDERICK DOUGLASS SPEECH TOGETHER ON FRIDAY, JUNE 24   “The Meaning of the Fourth of July for the Negro” Resonates During an Era of Black Lives Matter and Activism against Racism   At noon on Friday, June 24 at the Newton Centre Green (Langley Road and Centre Streets), Historic Newton will […]

Addressing Diversity and Equity in Our Schools

Good afternoon! As some of you may have heard, on Monday, June 21st, the Newton Youth Commission will be hosting a very important school community conversation: Addressing Diversity and Equity in Our Community, led by renowned expert Randolph L. Carter, Director of the Mid West Educational Collaborative. Randolph comes to us with over 35 years […]

Racist Controversy at Newton North High School

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Good Morning, As we enter the last month of our school year, I would like to thank the entire NNHS community for their trust in and support of me this year. I am grateful for your willingness to work with me in a spirit of cooperation. Every school year contains predictable rhythms as well as […]

Presentation of Chinatown Atlas!

Presentation of Chinatown Atlas!

Chinatown Atlas Now Online! http://chinatownatlas.mit.edu/ Public presentation with MIT Professor Emeritus Tunney Lee THURSDAY, JUNE 9, 6:30PM Tufts Medical Center – Wolff Auditorium 800 Washington Street, Boston Click here to reserve seats CHSNE is celebrating the online launch of MIT Professor Emeritus Tunney Lee’s Boston Chinatown Atlas! This website documents and explores Chinatown’s growth and change through time as […]

Newton Ethnic Heritage Festival

Newton Ethnic Heritage Festival

Newton Ethnic Heritage Festival Sunday, May 8, 2016 10:00am-5:00pm City Hall Grounds 1000 Commonwealth Ave. (rain location in City Hall) Featuring: Craft Vendors;  Indian, Thai and Mexican food; henna; face painting; free arts & crafts; fun games and activities, inflatable obstacle courses and Roaming Railroad. Free admission. Enjoy exciting performances by multiple ethnic groups, including […]