Join us this semester for our Social Justice Happy Hours. These informal evenings provide an opportunity to get inspired and to network with teachers interested in peace and justice education.  Appetizers are on us. So mark your calendars and join us.  Now more than ever we need to build networks of compassion and peace.

Wednesday, February 15 – Women of Color in the Civil Rights Movement Dr. Joyce McNickles, social justice educator and consultant, shares stories of nonviolent heroines from the past that can inspire us for the work of the present.

5:30-7:00 p.m.

Sahara Restaurant, 143 Highland St. Worcester, MA 01609

Thursday, March 23 – Creating a Youth Justice Institute in Worcester. Dr. Laurie Ross, Associate Professor of Community Development and Planning, talks about her long-held dream to create a justice institute for Worcester’s youth.

5:30-7:00 pm.

Sahara Restaurant, 143 Highland Street, Worcester, MA  01609

Thursday, April 27 – Encouraging Diversity in our Schools – a short presentation by Asima Silva, School Committee Member of the Wachusett Regional School District and Director of Outreach at EnjoinGood.org.

5:30-7:00 p.m.

Location TBA

Thursday, May 25 – Our final get-together. Location TBA

5:30-7:00 p.m.