#WoburnUnites

Join us at the United Methodist Church (523 Main Street, Woburn) on Tuesday, October 16th for a Cultural Connections Dinner where local caterers and restaurants will provide a variety of ethnic foods! This #WoburnUnites event will focus on building ties between Woburn's longtime residents and immigrants new to the community by using food and conversation as a basis for people to learn about the diverse range of cultures represented in Woburn. 

Cultural Connections Dinner

From date: 
Tue, 10/16/2018 - 6:30pm
Cultural Connections Dinner Flyer

Join us at the United Methodist Church (523 Main Street, Woburn) on Tuesday, October 16th for a Cultural Connections Dinner where local caterers and restaurants will provide a variety of ethnic foods! This #WoburnUnites event will focus on building ties between Woburn's longtime residents and immigrants new to the community by using food and conversation as a basis for people to learn about the diverse range of cultures represented in Woburn. 

The Black Experience--Middlesex County from the 1640s to the 1870s

The Black Experience in Middlesex County from the 1640s to the 1870s. This event is taking place at the Woburn Memorial High School Auditorium on Thursday, September 27 starting at 7 p.m. The guest speakers will each briefly present on their research into the lives of both free and enslaved Black people, which will then provide the context for the evening's panel discussion.

School Kids

SCI will be working with the Woburn Public Schools and community partners to host a "Welcome Night" at the high school on September 26th from 6:30-8PM for families new to the Woburn community within the past year or so. Take this chance to connect with local organizations and services to learn more about the community resources available to you and your kids. Translators will be available.

This project is funded through CHNA 15 DoN funds from Lahey Hospital and Medical Center and Winchester Hospital.

Standing Together: Justice for & with Our Immigrant Neighbors

From date: 
Sat, 01/28/2017 - 10:00am

The Woburn United Methodist Church will be hosting "Stand Together: Justice for & with Our Immigrant Neighbors" on Saturday, January 28 from 10am-3pm. The event will focus on learning about immigrant rights, how to be a sanctuary congregation/community, and how to stand together for justice and compassion. Speaking at the event will be Toni Machowsky, Program Director at MIRA (Massachusetts Immigrants and Refugees Advocacy Coalition) and Reverand Robin Hynicka of the Arch Street UMC in Philadephia. 

"Just A Little Nicer" - Podcast discussion group

From date: 
Wed, 01/25/2017 - 7:00pm

The Woburn Public Library will be hosting a podcast discussion group on the TEDTalk, "Just A Little Nicer." The event will take place on Wednesday, January 25 at 7pm. It is a free event and all are welcome! This event is also part of the #WoburnUnites programming.

#WoburnUnites is a homegrown effort dedicated to making Woburn a welcoming place for ALL by creating programming that fosters community and understanding.

Click here to view the TEDTalk.