Out and About

Facing History & Ourselves

  • A youth lead open discussion on race
  • Tonight, Thursday Feb. 26th from 5:30p to 7p
  • Event is open to youth ages 14 and up in the city of Lawrence.
  • Movement City is an empowerment and leadership after-school program for Lawrence youth between the ages of 10-18 where young people explore their potential through design, technology and performing arts.
  • Our House Campus at 168 Newbury Street, Lawrence

Finding Mañana, Mirta Ojito – White Fund Speaker Series

  • Thursday, March 5, 12:30 p.m.
  • Mirta Ojito is an assistant professor at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. A newspaper reporter since 1987, Ms. Ojito has worked for The Miami Herald and El Nuevo Herald and for The New York Times. Her work has been included in many anthologies and she has received many awards for her writing, including a shared Pulitzer for national reporting in 2001 for a New York Times series of articles about race in America. Her first book, Finding Mañana: A Memoir of a Cuban Exodus was released in 2005. A translation, titled El Mañana, was published a year later. She continues to write for The New York Times and other publications from New York City.
  • The White Fund Enlightenment Series is presented by Northern Essex Community College
  • For more information visit the website.
  • White Fund Room, 78-82 Amesbury Street (Louise Haffner Fournier Education Center), Lawrence, MA