Redlining, Structural Racism, and COVID-19 With Natalie Gillard ’05

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Join the Lasell community for our Presidential Speaker Series event on April 8. We are honored to host Natalie Gillard ’05, the founder and facilitator of FACTUALITY and former assistant vice president for multicultural experiences at Stevenson University. The lecture will feature a discussion about the history of denying services to people based on their race across […]

Communicating with Children and Teens about Difficult Topics

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This webinar will explore the benefits of parents communicating about challenging subjects and provide practical strategies for how parents can have these conversations with clarity, honesty, and hope. Hosted by the Newton-Wellesley Hospital Resilience Project Parents Program. Click Here to Register Photo by CDC on Unsplash

Written by the Victors, Part II

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In Part II of our two-part program on Remembering the American Revolution, we discuss how political ideals like patriotism and unity impacted the battlefield in the War for Independence, and how these ideals continue today. This talk takes place on Zoom. Register Here 

Supporting the Behavioral Health of Your Employees

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As we enter a new post-COVID era of work, many businesses are trying to understand how to better support their employees after the ups, downs, and uncertainties of the past year. We know, now more than ever, that employee mental health is important, but how do you strike the right balance between needing your team […]

Harvard Museums Online: What Spiders Have to Say

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Harvard Museums of Science and Culture will present a free, online event in its Evolution Matters series, What Spiders Have to Say on April 28, 6PM-7PM. John Harvard Distinguished Science Fellow, Paul Shamble, will discuss the lives, habits, and morphologies of spiders, including sensory structures, cognition, locomotion, and behavior. Register Here Photo by Marcus Lange on Unsplash

Pop Ups Rising: The driving forces behind short-term retail activations

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Join our Real Estate Committee for a discussion with some of the area's top experts on the pop-up retail landscape. Our panelists will explore why pop-up shops are moving into the mainstream, what role they play in the retail life cycle and how developers, municipalities and businesses can all benefit from this evolution. Our Panelists: […]

COVID-19 Vaccine – Legal and Practical Implications

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As COVID-19 vaccines become widely available and business operating restrictions lift – what do you need to know as an employer? Join Joe Lazazzero, Associate at Littler Mendelson, PC for an overview on the legal and practical considerations to be aware of when re-opening your workplace and implementing an employee vaccine program. We’ll start with a quick […]

The Road Ahead: What’s next for our region’s businesses and nonprofits

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Join us for a presentation and discussion about opportunities and top concerns facing our region’s businesses and nonprofits as we look to rebuild our economy. We’ll begin by sharing the results of a recent chamber poll exploring how local business and nonprofits are feeling about the recovery and the issues they’re most worried about for […]

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in STEM

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The Southeastern Massachusetts STEM Network will host two mornings (9AM-12:30PM) of online panel discussions and workshops exploring diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in STEM education on the next two Wednesdays  Register at the links below for either or both events in the series — Addressing DEI While Advancing STEM Education in Education, Workplaces, in Communities: Session 1 on August 4: National […]

Trees Telling STEM Stories: Free Online Workshop for Teachers

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The Harvard Forest will hold a free online workshop, Trees Telling STEM Stories, for Grade 6-12 STEM teachers and informal educators to introduce the Harvard Forest’s Witness Tree research and social media initiative. It will be held on August 26, 10AM-4PM. Register by August 13. Register Photo by ThisisEngineering RAEng on Unsplash