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AIFF Storyteller Cheryl Hamilton

AIFF Storyteller Cheryl Hamilton

Cheryl Hamilton is a resident of Medford, a consultant, and the coordinator for Massmouth, a local non-profit that promotes the timeless art of storytelling. In her role, Cheryl is responsible for curating the national television show ‘Stories from the...
AIFF Dream by the Siwen Dance Group

AIFF Dream by the Siwen Dance Group

Siwen Jiang is an international artist, choreographer and dance teacher, who received a Bachelor’s degree in dance from Tianjin Normal University and a Master’s from College at Brockport, State University of New York. In 2009 Siwen joined the International Dance...
Million Dollar Gift – Brucie Moulton

Million Dollar Gift – Brucie Moulton

Meet Brucie Moulton, Arlington resident, activist and dedicated volunteer to many causes in Arlington. Her passion and long-time service to others and the town are among the many gifts she has given and continues to give, inspiring the next generation to participate...
Cassandra Bensahih on Criminal Justice Reform

Cassandra Bensahih on Criminal Justice Reform

Prison reform advocate and MASC (Massachusetts Against Solitary Confinement) Coordinator, Cassandra Bensahih, sat down with us to talk about her role in changing the quality of life for incarcerated people. In particular, she spoke about the far-reaching effects that...
Talk of the Town | Liz Cohen

Talk of the Town | Liz Cohen

Liz Cohen is the new Executive Director of The Children’s Room, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the care of grieving families. Liz shares with us the mission of The Children’s Room and her plans as Director to ensure it continues to reach the...
Talk of the Town | Lela Shepherd

Talk of the Town | Lela Shepherd

Meet Lela Shepherd the town’s Environmental Planner/ Conservation Agent. The position entails facilitating the range of sustainable and environmental efforts in the town, as well as assisting the Conservation Commission in administration and enforcement. Learn more...
Criminal Justice Reform – MIWG 5th Anniversary

Criminal Justice Reform – MIWG 5th Anniversary

A “Celebration of Progress Towards Justice” was hosted by the Mass Incarceration Working Group (MIWG) of the First Parish Unitarian Universalist of Arlington. The event celebrated the 5th anniversary of the MIWG and the contributions of the many individuals and...
Criminal Justice Reform – MIWG 5th Anniversary with Rahsaan Hall

Criminal Justice Reform – MIWG 5th Anniversary with Rahsaan Hall

Rahsaan Hall, the ACLU-MA’s Racial Justice Director, was the featured speaker at the “Celebration of Progress Towards Justice” event hosted by the Mass Incarceration Working Group (MIWG) of the First Parish Unitarian Universalist of Arlington on February 11, 2018....
EPOCA on Criminal Justice Reform

EPOCA on Criminal Justice Reform

Yoshada Kwaning (EPOCA Community Outreach Coordinator) and Charles A. McNeill are two active members of EPOCA- Ex-Prisoners and Prisoners Organizing for Community Advancement. We met with them to learn more about both EPOCA and their personal connection to this...