Winchester Multicultural Network – Community Workshops

Published 02/20/19

EnVISIONing a Socially Just World: A Workshop for Youth Saturday, March 16 and Saturday, March 30 10AM-2PM Winchester High School As part of the Winchester Multicultural Network’s ongoing commitment to Winchester’s next generation of social justice leaders, the Network will be sponsoring a two-part workshop geared toward youth. The workshop will be facilitated by VISIONS, INC, an organization celebrated for its change-oriented approach to diversity and inclusion work. VISIONS principles emphasize multiple methods for insightful interaction between people of significantly different viewpoints, races, cultures, and economic backgrounds. Those interested in attending should RSVP to Shawn at office@wmcn.org. _____________________________________________________________________________________ EnVISIONing Positive Interactions: A Community Workshop Saturday, March 23 10AM-4PM Winchester Unitarian Society 478 Main Street, Winchester, MA The Winchester Multicultural Network is proud to announce its annual Community Workshop, facilitated by VISIONS, Inc. VISIONS, INC is a non-profit training and consulting organization celebrated for its change-oriented approach to diversity and inclusion work. VISIONS principles emphasize multiple methods for insightful interaction between people of significantly different viewpoints, races, cultures, and economic backgrounds. This Workshop is free and open to all, but spaces are limited and pre-registration is required. Register here. For more information, reach us at office@wmcn.org or (781) 729-7100. Facillitators: Mayra Rodriguez-Howard is a trained Social Worker whose career spanned the fields of substance abuse, youth development and multicultural issues. In 2017 she retired as director of a youth development program in South Boston. She has been a consultant with VISIONS, Inc. since 2001 and currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Winchester Multicultural Network. Her family has lived in Winchester for more than 30 years. Jamila Capitman is a VISIONS consultant and founder of the VISIONS Legacy Project, which integrates her interests in social change and the arts with her commitment to training the next generation in VISIONS theory and process. Jamila earned her BA in African American Studies from Temple University in Philadelphia, PA. She is the former director of Multicultural Student Programming at Milton Academy and has worked in Boston Public Schools as an educator and consultant. She runs her own art company, “Raw Fruit Theatre,” while consulting to youth and youth-serving organizations using the VISIONS model.

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