The Wellesley Community Diversity Summit will be held on Saturday, September 13 at Wellesley Community Center, 219 Washington St.
Everyone is welcome to attend this coming together of community leaders, neighbors, educators, students and parents to learn, converse about, and celebrate diversity.
8:00 – 8:30am: Registration and refreshments
8:30am: Welcoming Remarks – Michelle Chalmers World of Wellesley
8:40 – 8:50am: Keynote Speaker State Representative Alice Peisch
9:00 to 10:00am: Break out Conversations and Facilitations
*“GLBTQ in the Burbs” – Jack Patrick Lewis, Executive Director of WAGLY (West Suburban Alliance of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Youth)
*Race Matters: Why and How We Must Start talking – Kalise Wornum, k12 Wellesley METCO Director
*Culture, Language and Ethnicity Matters – Katrina Flood, Manager of Student Diversity and Inclusion Babson College
*Religion Matters – Bilal Mirza, Program Coordinator Youth Leadership Program Islamic Center of Boston – Wayland
*Age Matters – A Conversation – Emmett Schmarsow, Program Manager for Council on Aging and Senior Centers
Free – Please RSVP to [email protected] or 781.591.9435 by September 12
Please consider bringing a food item for the Wellesley Food Pantry.