2018 Engagements

*** event open to the public

January 1 ~ Cambridge School Committee Inauguration ~ Cambridge, MA ***

January 8 ~ Pixar Animation Studios ~ Emeryville, CA

January 19 ~ Citizen Schools ~ Boston MA

January 20 ~ First Church ~ West Hartford, CT ***

January 22 ~ University of Maryland ~ Baltimore, MD *** A White Women Teaching Black Boys event

January 22 ~ Friends School of Baltimore ~ Baltimore, MD*** A White Women Teaching Black Boys event

January 24 ~ Harvard Graduate School of Education ~ Cambridge, MA***

January 24 ~ Harvard Kennedy School ~ Cambridge, MA ***

January 24 ~ Acton Congregational Church ~ Acton, MA***

January 28 ~ SURJ So Maine/Seacoast ~ Kittery, ME ***  with Black Girl in Maine

February 7 ~ University of Maine ~ Orono, ME ***  with Black Girl in Maine 

February 9 ~ Seahurst Elementary School ~ Burien, WA

February 10 ~ Vashon United Methodist ~ Vachon, WA

February 20 ~ Nashoba Brooks School ~ Concord, MA

February 22 ~ University of Maine ~ Bangor, ME ***  with Black Girl in Maine

February 23 ~ University of Maine ~ Orono, ME ***  with Black Girl in Maine

February 25 ~ Natick Coalition for Change ~ Natick, MA ***  with Black Girl in Maine

February 28 ~ Buckingham Browne & Nichols School ~ Cambridge, MA

February 28 ~ Wildflower Schools ~ Cambridge, MA ***

March 4 ~ First Presbyterian Church ~ Pottstown, PA

March 14 ~ Lucius Beebe Memorial Library ~ Wakefield, MA *** 

April 10 ~ Buckingham Browne & Nichols School ~ Cambridge, MA

April 16 ~ Community Church of Durham – Durham, NH ***

April 17-18 ~ Miss Porter’s School ~ Farmington, CT

April 19 ~ Nevins Memorial Library ~ Methuen, MA *** with Black Girl in Maine

April 22 ~ St. Luke’s United Methodist Church ~ Indianapolis, IN ***

April 26 ~ South Church in Andover ~ Andover, MA ***

April 27 ~ University of Maine ~ Augusta, ME ***  with Black Girl in Maine 

April 29 ~ Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church ~ Bryn Mawr, PA

May 5 ~ Miss Hall’s School ~ Pittsfield, MA

May 9-12 ~ White Privilege Conference Global ~ Toronto, Canada

May 14 ~ Unitarian Universalist Church of Brunswick ~ Brunswick, ME

May 19 ~ Union Church of Hinsdale ~ Hinsdale, IL

May 21 ~ Massachusetts Library Association Annual Conference ~ Framingham, MA

May 23 ~ Indiana Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI) Inter-site Conference ~ French Lick, IN

May 29-June 2 ~ NCORE ~ New Orleans, LA

June 8 ~ Youth at Risk (YAR) Conference ~ Salem, MA

June 16 ~ First Parish of Sudbury ~ Sudbury, MA ***

August 20 ~ Windsor Public Schools –  *** Link to RSVP 

August 22 ~ Thatcher School ~ Ojai, CA with Dr. Eddie Moore, Jr.

September 4 ~ Brewster Academy ~ Wolfeboro, NH

September 16-17 ~ Highland Presbyterian Church ~ Winston-Salem, NC *** Link to Event 

September 17 ~ First Presbyterian Church ~ Greensboro, NC *** Link to Event 

September 23 ~ Unitarian Universalist Church of Annapolis ~ Annapolis, MD *** Link to RSVP 

September 25 ~ East Central Synod of WI ~ Zoom Event

September 25 ~ Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative ~ Zoom Event

September 29 ~ Manchester NAACP ~ Manchester, NH *** link to register

October 9 ~ Allies for Racial Justice, a Partnership between St. James UMC and Church of the Resurrection ~ Zoom Event *** Link to Register

October 16 ~ Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) ~ Manchester NH

October 17 ~ American Civil Liberties Union of Maine (ACLU) ~ Portland, ME *** with Black Girl in Maine  Link to Register SOLD OUT

October 19-20 ~ White Privilege Symposium ~ Lynn, MA***Link to Register

October 25 ~ Missouri Juvenile Justice Association ~ Osage Beach, MO *** Link to Register

October 27 ~ Anti-Racism Organizing in the Suburbs (AROS) ~ Weston, MA *** Link to RSVP 

October 30 ~ Texas A & M University ~ College Station, TX

November 2 ~ Mount Desert Island High School ~ Bar Harbor, ME *** with Black Girl in Maine  link to FB Event Page

November 4 ~ Winchester Multicultural Network *** with Claudia Fox Tree  more info here

November 6 ~ MSD Township  ~ Indianapolis, IN

November 8-10 ~ Facing Race ~ Detroit, MI

November 13 ~ Boston College High School  ~ Boston, MA *** link to register

November 15-17 ~ Race Amity Conference ~*** link to register 

November 19 ~ Milton High School ~ Milton, MA*** link to register

December 2 ~ Congregational Church of Middlebury, VT–  *** Link to Event 

December 5 ~ The Ursuline School  ~ New Rochelle, NY

December 12 ~ Marin Country Day School ~ Corte Madera, CA

2019 Engagements 

2017 Engagements

2016 Engagements

2015 Engagements

2014 Engagements

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