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 […]

Newton Forum On Prejudice Reveals Prejudice

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The Newton Patch reports that Newton Forum on Prejudice Turns Ugly. A community meeting to discuss how to address incidents of racism and anti-Semitism was disrupted by activists Thursday night. The Boston Globe reported that some in the audience had other ideas, wanting only to talk about anti-Semitism. According to the Globe, Jewish activists harassed an African-American woman […]

Catholic Memorial Students Banned From Semifinal Basketball Game At TD Garden

Catholic Memorial Students Banned From Semifinal Basketball Game At TD Garden

Catholic Memorial Students Banned From Semifinal Basketball Game At TD Garden. They lost their semifinal game 73 to 77 to Cambridge Rindge and Latin.

NNHS’s Racist Slippery Slope

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I would say that it’s more the political climate in which the Republican party makes it permissible to express racism and violence against others.   Did you see Human’s of New York’s Open Letter to Donald Trump? An Open Letter to Donald Trump: Mr. Trump, I try my hardest not to be political. I’ve refused […]

#LGBTQCollege411 National Online College Fair

#LGBTQCollege411 National Online College Fair

Campus Pride hosts national online college fair on Thurs, March 17 from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. ESTfeaturing live chats with 50+ college reps, G+ hangout and Twitter Q&A at #LGBTQCollege411. The fair is free to youth and families highlighting LGBTQ-friendly colleges, scholarships and college prep resources. Fair attendees may win up to $5000 in […]