The Amplifying Voices through Fiction (AVF) Book Club is going strong. Thank you to all of the members for leading and participating. The book for May is The Light of Days: The Untold Story of Women Resistance Fighters in Hitler’s Ghettos. Discussion will take place over Zoom on May 3 at 8PM. If you would […]
Last week, on Tuesday March 16, a white man shot and killed 8 people in 3 Atlanta-area massage parlors. Six of the victims were Asian. Seven were women. With deep respect for and solidarity with our Asian American Pacific Islanders (AAPI) community members, neighbors, and local businesses here in Medfield, the Medfield Together Steering Committee […]
During last night’s School Committee meeting, Superintendent Dr. Marsden announced he is creating a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Task Force for Medfield Public Shools (MPS) that will be composed of teachers, administrators, parents, students, and community members and will create a more comprehensive approach to the district’s DEI efforts! The Task Force will be […]
The publishing industry has long been dominated by white, cis, male authors. They sell well because that’s what on the shelves. That’s what people see promoted on Amazon and on the NYT Best Seller’s list. The AVF book club aims to undermine this trend, even if only on a small scale.* We choose a piece […]
A group of Medfield Together members volunteered to create a light display for the Winter Lights 2021 at Medfield State Hospital with the theme “Medfield Shines Brighter Together: Celebrate Diversity!” The light display features different cultures’ celebration of light occurring between October and February each year. These holidays include Hannukah, Kwanzaa, The Lantern Festival and […]
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