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Giving First for July

Waltham Family School (WFS) empowers English Language Learner families to be literate, self-sufficient and connected to the greater Waltham Community. WFS prepares children for success in school, equips parents to be partners with school in the education of their children, and strengthens the parents’ skills necessary for parenting, workforce, and community life.  Friends of Waltham... Read more »

Juneteenth, Emancipation Day Vigil

You are invited to bring a candle and join First Parish friends in a virtual celebration of Juneteenth, or Emancipation Day, from 9:00 to 9:15 PM, Friday June 19th.   We will light candles to commemorate the freeing of the last enslaved person 155 years ago.  Below is the Zoom link.    Please arrive early, there will... Read more »

“What to the Slave is the 4th of July” Reading

All are invited to join the Racial Justice Coordinating Committee for a community reading of Frederick Douglass’s powerful speech “What to the Slave is the 4th of July?” on July 5 at 7pm via Zoom. Reflect with us on words from 1852 that remain tragically relevant.   To register to attend or to volunteer ahead... Read more »