The Harvest – Reading Circles Events

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Reading Circles

Contact the host of the Reading Circle directly, see information below.

East Boston

Monday, October 2, 2017, 6:30-8:00 PM

The Harvest is a community engagement initiative examining the history and consequences of our nation’s failed effort to achieve racially integrated public schools. At the Maverick Landing Community Center, the discussions on the readings will be led by Fran Smith and local educators. The readings can be downloaded from the Mass Humanities resources page. The location is accessible, and walkable from the Maverick MBTA station. Parking is a challenge.

Location: Maverick Landing Community Room, 31 Liverpool Street, East Boston (map)
Contact info: openhonest@masshumanities.org | (617) 569-5240

South Deerfield

Monday, October 9, 2017, 2:00-3:30 PM

Thursday, October 19, 2017, 7:00-8:30 PM

Saturday, October 28, 2017, 2:00-3:30 PM

The Harvest is a community engagement initiative examining the history and consequences of our nation’s failed effort to achieve racially integrated public schools. At Deerfield Business Center’s conference room, the discussions on the readings will be led by Mel Ptacek. The readings can be downloaded from the Mass Humanities resources page. Registration is requested so we can keep the discussion group manageable. Parking is available

Location: Deerfield Business Center in the conference room, 110 North Hillside Road, S. Deerfield (map)
Contact info: melmpta@gmail.com

North Attleboro

Tuesday, October 17, 2017, 6:00-8:00 PM

The Harvest is a community engagement initiative examining the history and consequences of our nation’s failed effort to achieve racially integrated public schools. At Richards Memorial Library, the discussions on the readings will be led by Kevin Smith and will focus on what quality education means and how it can be provided to all children. Copies of the readings are available at the library or can be downloaded from the Mass Humanities resources page. Registration is requested so we can keep the discussion group manageable.

Location: Richards Memorial Library, Downstairs Program Room, 118 North Washington Street (map)
Web: www.rmlonline.org/events/2017/08/23/harvest-how-do-we-achieve-educational-equality
Contact info: mholmes@sailsinc.org | (508) 699-0122

Roxbury

Thursday, September 21, 2017, 5:30 – 7:30 PM

Thursday, October 12, 2017, 5:30 – 7:30 PM

Thursday, October 26, 2017, 5:30 – 7:30 PM

The Harvest is a community engagement initiative examining the history and consequences of our nation’s failed effort to achieve racially integrated public schools. At Urban Edge, the discussions on the readings will be led by Fran Smith. Readings can be downloaded from the Mass Humanities resources page. Urban Edge is located across the street from the Jackson Square Orange Line MBTA stop.

Location: Urban Edge Community Room, 1542 Columbus Avenue (map)
Contact info: eric.leslie@unioncapitalboston.com

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