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Needham Diversity Summit
Needham Diversity Summit

Mon, Oct 30


Pollard Middle School

Needham Diversity Summit

NDI and NRN invite you to the 12th Diversity Summit. This year's theme is Bridging and Belonging: Local Stories and a Roadmap for Change. See below for details. Masks required. Registration appreciated:

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Time & Location

Oct 30, 2023, 11:21 PM – Oct 31, 2023, 3:22 AM

Pollard Middle School, 200 Harris Ave, Needham, MA 02492, USA

About the event

This event will be in-person only.  Join us as we hear from experts and other Needhamites about Belonging.  Come learn, listen, share, schmooze.  Register here:  Masks required.

What will happen at the Summit?

  • Keynote: What is belonging, why does it matter, and what is the state of belonging in Needham?
  • Panel: Panelists will share their personal stories of belonging and non-belonging as well as their thoughts about positive change. Panelists include individuals from Chinese Friends of Needham, the LGBTQ community, Needham Housing Tenants’ Organization, the immigrant community, and Needham’s  Spanish-speaking and Neurodiverse communities.
  • Breakout Groups: Participants move to breakout groups to discuss highlights from the program, share individual stories and brainstorm interventions for positive change.
  • Large Group Discussion: Share themes and take-aways of the small groups.
  • Food, Tables & Mingle (outdoor). The community will be able to connect with  all of the groups/organizations co-sponsoring this event.

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