Vigil in Support of Black Lives Matter

Civic Boston • 28 February 2018
Event date 1 Mar '18 05:30 pm - 06:30 pm
Event location First Baptist Church in Jamaica Plain • 633 Centre St, Jamaica Plain, 02130, MA, United States
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Come stand with us against White Supremacy and for Racial Justice and Human Rights. 
Our speaker will be Farah Assiraj. Farah is currently the Director of Organizing for the Boston Teachers Union, which represents over 10,000 members in Boston Schools. Previously, she was a lead teacher, the founder of Peregrinum organization, and the Senior Director of English Learners in Boston Public Schools. Additionally, Farah works with various national and community organizations advocating for sustainable communities, cultural and linguistic competence and equitable resources to serve the most marginalized students. 
Farah arrived to the Boston area at the age of 10 from Morocco and spent her schooling years in the U.S. as an undocumented student. As a bi-cultural, multilingual and Muslim woman, her deep commitment to social justice is due to her identity and upbringing. Her advocacy continues to focus on intersectional identity, racial justice, and culturally competent practices in schools and in our community. 
PLEASE JOIN US - AND BRING A FRIEND!

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6 months agoAdd to Calender 2018-03-01 22:30:00 2018-03-01 22:30:00 Vigil in Support of Black Lives Matter Come stand with us against White Supremacy and for Racial Justice and Human Rights.  Our speaker will be Farah Assiraj. Farah is currently the Director of Organizing for the Boston Teachers Union, which represents over 10,000 members in Boston Schools. Previously, she was a lead teacher, the founder of Peregrinum organization, and the Senior Director of English Learners in Boston Public Schools. Additionally, Farah works with various national and community organizations advocating for sustainable communities, cultural and linguistic competence and equitable resources to serve the most marginalized students.  Farah arrived to the Boston area at the age of 10 from Morocco and spent her schooling years in the U.S. as an undocumented student. As a bi-cultural, multilingual and Muslim woman, her deep commitment to social justice is due to her identity and upbringing. Her advocacy continues to focus on intersectional identity, racial justice, and culturally competent practices in schools and in our community.  PLEASE JOIN US - AND BRING A FRIEND! First Baptist Church in Jamaica Plain America/New_York public Racial Justice #blacklivesmatter