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The Adelante Movement

“It’s time to go get your own chips!” That is what Nely Galán’s boss told her when he sold the company and left her out in the cold. At that moment Galán decided to start her own business. “I didn’t make any money for four years, but I persevered and now own several very successful […]

Blood Libel Artists Book

Blood Libel artists Book

Blood Libel looks at a story as old as history: the myth that Jews ritually sacrifice Christians—particularly children—to use their blood for Passover matzah and other religious purposes. This artists book by designer and fine artist Lisa Rosowsky recounts seven of the most well-documented accusations of blood libel, dating from as far back as 39 […]

Seriously? #Racist Thoroughly Modern Millie AGAIN?

Seriously? Thoroughly Modern Millie AGAIN?

Thoroughly Modern Millie is an Anti-Asian Racist Musical! Boston Children’s Theatre proudly presents the high octane musical THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE JR. Featuring students from BCT’s pre-professional Summer Studios 3 program, THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE JR is the story of a small-town girl who follows her dreams to the big city, where she finds romance, adventure and above […]

Book Event and Craft for Kids

Book Event and Craft for Kids

Linh Nguyen-Ng children’s book writer and illustrator  hosting Storytime at Newtonville Books Saturday May 9th 11am. There will be crafts stuff for kids to do after the reading. Her debut picture book is MOMMY’S LITTLE WORDLINGS. Also… Alice Hoffman will read from her new book for middle grade readers, NIGHTBIRD. Ages 10 and up welcome. 4PM

Diversity Children’s Book Event

Diversity Children's Book Event

I See Me: What Happens When Kids See Themselves in Books? Presented by Charlesbridge Publishing Join us for a discussion with book influencers and young readers about the impact on children when they see themselves in literature. Why does it matter? Why is it awesome? Where: Watertown Free Public Library 123 Main St, Watertown, MA […]

If Paid Equally, What Could MA Women Afford?

wage gap for women of color, If Paid Equally, What Could MA Women Afford?

For Equal Pay Day, New Analysis Reveals the Real Costs of the Wage Gap for Massachusetts’s Women, Families and Economy An analysis released for Equal Pay Day tomorrow shows just how much damage the gender-based wage gap is doing to Massachusetts’s families and economy. Women employed full time in Massachusetts are paid just 82 cents […]

Book launch party for Mitali Perkins at Newtonville Books!

TIGER BOY by Mitali Perkins

Book launch party for TIGER BOY by Mitali Perkins April 26th, 4 p.m. Newtonville Books in Newton Centre The book is for children grades 2-5, and just earned a starred review from School Library Journal: ★ (School Library Journal) Gr 3-6–Set in the lush Sundarbans natural region of Bengal, this quiet, gripping tale emphasizes the deep but often fragile connection that […]

Cook Restaurant Offers Seder Menu in Honor of Passover

Cook Restaurant Offers Seder Menu in Honor of Passover

Passover Delight Cook Restaurant Offers Seder Menu in Honor of Passover WHAT:            In celebration of Passover, Cook Newton will offer a selection of special dishes on Friday, April 3rd through Friday, April 10th, 2015. Executive Chef Paul Turano will serve three unique takes on traditional Seder fare including Matzo Ball Soup ($8), Lamb Under […]

Play Like a Girl

Play Like A Girl Campaign

PLAY LIKE A GIRL!® LAUNCHES NEW CAMPAIGN SHOWCASING THE POWER OF PLAY THROUGH SPORTS TO INSPIRE HEALTHY GIRLS U.S. Olympians Michelle Carter and Nikki Kubes Stories Highlighted in #IPlayLikeAGirl Play Like A Girl, in collaboration with the American Advertising Federation’s local Ad 2 Dallas affiliate, will launch a new campaign showcasing the power of active […]

5K for Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence

5K for Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence

ATASK Community 5k:  Runners, Families, and Nonprofits Are Welcome! Date:  Saturday, April 4, 2015 Location:  Chestnut Hill Reservoir Race Start Time:  9 a.m. (registration begins at 8 a.m.) The Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence (ATASK) is proud to host its first Community 5k. Run or walk through the beautiful Chestnut Hill Reservoir with friends […]