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Events

Upcoming Events

  • A Space to Talk
    December 2, 2021
    A Space to Talk
  • #LoveFranklin Open Mic Night
    December 8, 2021
    6:30-8pm
    At the Black Box

    The Franklin Freedom Team, in collaboration with high school student groups, will be hosting this event (with MCs Mackenzie Atwood and Jamele Adams) which will be a 'celebration of self' - featuring visual, musical, poetic, and speaking pieces that highlight identity and self-expression. It will be offered free of charge for the community; all are welcome to watch or perform.

Previous Events

  • Community Conversations: Housing and Race
    July 14, 2021
    An examination of how Franklin's housing policies and practices have fostered socio-economic inequities and worked to reduce diversity in the community.
    Panel participants include: Jim Johnston (longtime Franklin resident and historian), Bryan Taberner (Franklin Director of Planning & Community Development), and Jesse Kanson-Benanav (Exectuive Director of Abundant Housing MA), moderated by Cobi Frongillo (Franklin Freedom Team, Franklin Town Council)
  • Lessons for Littles: An Expert Panel Discussion on Racism for Parents of Young Children
    June 6, 2021
    Panel discussion with Julie Parsons (executive director of the Cambridge-Ellis School), Dr. Ashley Cameron (Boston Public School psychologist), Jamele Adams (Franklin Freedom Team), Cobi Frongillo (Franklin Freedom Team)
    Hosted by Franklin Area Moms
  • Community Conversation: Police Reform
    March 24, 2021
    Panel discussion with Senate President Karen Spilka, State Senator Becca Rausch, State Rep Jeff Roy, Chief TJ Lynch, Deputy Chief James Mill, Dr. Michael Walker-Jones, Mia Story
    Hosted by Justin Bates, Angelina Perez, Town Councillor Cobi Frongillo