Jul
19
Fri
DCF Support Group @ NFI Family Resource Center of Lowell
Jul 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

A support group for caregivers who are working with DCF. Especially those whose children have been removed from their care. Come and talk to other parents who are going through what you are. Learn how to navigate the DCF system and also techniques for staying connected to your children when they are not in your care and how to take care of yourself during this stressful time.

GLADLY
Jul 19 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

GLADLY is a group for high school aged LGBQ/T young people to come together once a week and give voice to their experiences while being in community with others. We share resources and stories with one another while providing relevant psychoeducational tools related to coping with things like dysphoria, transitions (social, legal, and/or medical), and other things that may be coming up in their lives. We also set aside time to engage in creative self-care activities like drawing, painting, beading, etc.

Jul
23
Tue
Healing Circles @ The Center for Hope and Healing Inc.
Jul 23 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Our Healing Circles offer survivors a safe space to express their feelings and share their stories. While every survivor’s story is unique, connecting with others who have had similar experiences can be life changing.

This group is 18+, all genders, and no disclosure or registration required.

Screening of 13th and Discussion @ Lowell National Historical Park Visitor Center
Jul 23 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us for a screening of Ava DuVernay’s documentary 13th, which
covers the connections between the 13th Amendment to the U.S.
Constitution and the high rates of incarceration among African
Americans in the United States today. This discussion is the
culminating event in the part “Black History in Lowell: A Special
Series on Race, Freedom, and the Spindle City.” This free film
screening will be hosted at the Lowell National Historical Park
Visitor Center at 6:30 p.m. on July 23rd.

More about the film: In 13th, “Filmmaker Ava DuVernay explores the
history of racial inequality in the United States, focusing on the
fact that the nation’s prisons are disproportionately filled with
African-Americans.”

Note: This program is part “Black History in Lowell: A Special Series
on Race, Freedom, and the Spindle City.”

Jul
26
Fri
GLADLY
Jul 26 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

GLADLY is a group for high school aged LGBQ/T young people to come together once a week and give voice to their experiences while being in community with others. We share resources and stories with one another while providing relevant psychoeducational tools related to coping with things like dysphoria, transitions (social, legal, and/or medical), and other things that may be coming up in their lives. We also set aside time to engage in creative self-care activities like drawing, painting, beading, etc.

Aug
2
Fri
DCF Support Group @ NFI Family Resource Center of Lowell
Aug 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

A support group for caregivers who are working with DCF. Especially those whose children have been removed from their care. Come and talk to other parents who are going through what you are. Learn how to navigate the DCF system and also techniques for staying connected to your children when they are not in your care and how to take care of yourself during this stressful time.

GLADLY
Aug 2 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

GLADLY is a group for high school aged LGBQ/T young people to come together once a week and give voice to their experiences while being in community with others. We share resources and stories with one another while providing relevant psychoeducational tools related to coping with things like dysphoria, transitions (social, legal, and/or medical), and other things that may be coming up in their lives. We also set aside time to engage in creative self-care activities like drawing, painting, beading, etc.

Aug
3
Sat
Mindfulness Techniques for Managing Anxiety @ NFI Family Resource Center of Lowell
Aug 3 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

This workshop will provide background information on some of the common roots of anxiety, how anxiety effects the brain, and how it works. In addition, you will learn about useful techniques such as breathing exercises, visualization techniques, self-care, and more for managing symptoms of anxiety, feelings of anxiousness, and stress related anxiety.

Kids (12+) are welcome to attend!

Raffle will be done at the conclusion of the workshop.

If you have any questions regarding Mindfulness Techniques for Managing Anxiety, please contact Tianna Guerra at 978-455-0701 ext. 208 or email at [email protected]

Lowell Support Group for Caregivers & Families of LGBQ/T Folkx @ The Center for Hope and Healing Inc.
Aug 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Aug
9
Fri
GLADLY
Aug 9 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

GLADLY is a group for high school aged LGBQ/T young people to come together once a week and give voice to their experiences while being in community with others. We share resources and stories with one another while providing relevant psychoeducational tools related to coping with things like dysphoria, transitions (social, legal, and/or medical), and other things that may be coming up in their lives. We also set aside time to engage in creative self-care activities like drawing, painting, beading, etc.