Jun
28
Fri
Youth BBQueer @ The Center for Hope and Healing Inc.
Jun 28 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

This year for Youth Pride we’ll be hosting a BBQ and our event name is Youth BBQueer:
A Block Party where we’ll have snow cones, music, tie-dye, and food to celebrate together and in community! Feel free to bring friends and family to celebrate with you and us as we commemorate the 50th anniversary of Stonewall by thriving together!

Jun
29
Sat
Hope Benefit @ Out of the Blue Too Art Gallery
Jun 29 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Jun
30
Sun
Community Discussion: Colombian Immigrant Experience in Lowell @ Lowell National Historical Park
Jun 30 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Join Professor Robert Forrant and Ranger Sebastian Cardona for a tour and conversation on Colombian immigration in the Mogan Cultural Center (40 French Street). Though many migrants and immigrants came to Lowell to find work, some were specifically recruited. Cardona will share his insights and research on the settlement and evolution of the Colombian community in Lowell. Free and open to all.

This talk is made possible with funds from Mass Humanities.

Free parking is located at 304 Dutton Street, a 10 minute walk from the museum. On Sundays street parking is also free in metered spaces.

Jul
2
Tue
Healing Circles @ The Center for Hope and Healing Inc.
Jul 2 @ 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.

Jul
3
Wed
Reading Frederick Douglass Lowell 2019 @ St. Anne's Church
Jul 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Join us for a community reading of Frederick Douglass’s speech “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?” at St. Anne’s Church in Lowell, MA on Wednesday, July 3, 2019. Held at 12:00 p.m.

Invited guests and visitors may take turns reading the oration aloud. If you’d like to be a reader, or if you have a selection in mind, email Allison – allison_horrocks@nps.gov.

Curious about the speech? The full text can be found here: http://teachingamericanhistory.org/library/document/what-to-the-slave-is-the-fourth-of-july/

Location: St. Anne’s Episcopal Church (8 Kirk Street)
Time: 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Fee Information: Free
Contact Phone Number: 978-970-5000

Jul
5
Fri
DCF Support Group @ NFI Family Resource Center of Lowell
Jul 5 @ 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 5 @ 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
6
Sat
Lowell Support Group for Caregivers & Families of LGBQ/T Folkx @ The Center for Hope and Healing Inc.
Jul 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Jul
12
Fri
Grupos de Apoyo a Sobrevivientes de Violencia
Jul 12 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Hispanos sobrevivientes de violencia sexual y sus seres queridos se reúnen en un espacio seguro para apoyarse y manejar el imapcto de la violencia sexual en sus vidas. El grupo es gratis y está dirigido por un consejero especializado en el tema.

GLADLY
Jul 12 @ 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.