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FORJ AAPI (Asian American & Pacific Islander) Solidarity Night followed by Franklin-only discussion

Updated: May 19, 2021

Dear Franklin families,

Please join us and Newton Families Organizing for Racial Justice (FORJ) on April 14th from 7-9pm for FORJ Asian American & Pacific Islander (AAPI) Solidarity Night. We will host a Franklin-specific follow up at 9pm for those who want to connect after the citywide event.

4/14 - 7-9pm - FORJ Newton AAPI Solidarity Night

Join parents, students, teachers, and community members to support our Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) community through an evening of learning and connection!

You will learn about:

- the historical and systemic roots of violence and discrimination against AAPI communities

- how AAPI communities are suffering in terms of mental health and how to help

- ways to support our young people, family members and friends during this difficult time.

There will also be affinity spaces in breakout rooms for participants to connect with each other.

4/14 - 9pm - FORJ Franklin-only Follow-up conversation

Join us after the citywide event to share takeaways and connect with fellow Franklin parents about what we learned, have experienced, and make plans for ourselves and our community.

We hope to see you there!

FORJ Franklin and Franklin PTO

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