Tag: Inclusion

One Anti-Racist Action You Can Take Today: Understand Intersectional Feminism

Daniela Thermora Career Development Manager When someone doesn’t know what intersectionality is, the way I can best describe it is by comparing my core self to a long, main street. The street can be narrow in places and turn sharply in others. It can gently slope or become a steep incline. The main road can…
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Opinion: ‘Stand In Solidarity with Asian American Colleagues and Friends’

The Op-Ed below appeared in the Framingham Source on March 20, 2021. FRAMINGHAM – Our Framingham group of stakeholders are committed to working in collaboration. Our goal is to increase progress in creating an environment of inclusion which is diverse and equitable for all members of our community. Since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic…
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Wayside Youth & Family Support Network Awarded $29K Grant From MetroWest Health Foundation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 15, 2020 Contact: Michelle Hillman 508-380-5486 (cell) [email protected] Framingham, MA – Wayside Youth & Family Support Network received a grant for $29,769 from the MetroWest Health Foundation. Wayside will use the grant to create an Equity Training Center that will launch this year. The new training center will provide educational workshops,…
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10 Things We Want White People to Do to Celebrate Juneteenth

By Guimel Carvalho, Director of People and Culture and Amy Hogarth Director of Recruitment and Inclusion Juneteenth, also known as Emancipation Day, marks the day when Union soldiers, led by Major General Gordon Granger, arrived in Galveston, Texas to announce the end of the Civil War and slavery. It was June 19, 1865 and although…
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16 Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Books Our Staff Love

Wayside’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Committee is constantly exploring new ways to fulfill our agency’s mission of being anti-racist and inclusive. It’s a constant learning process as we work to promote our DEI principles and engage 500-employees across 19 sites. Our committee shared some of their top book picks that inform their work to…
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