23rd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Breakfast


Monday, January 16th, 2017, 9-11 am

Belmont High School Cafeteria, 221 Concord Ave


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Featuring: Dorothy Stoneman, Founder of YouthBuild, Civil Rights Activist and BHS Graduate and a Panel of METCO Alumni and Friends

$5 per person/$10 per family (at the door)

Pastries, fruit and beverages will be served. Student musical entertainment will be provided. Ample parking. Accessible to persons with disabilities. Join with old friends and meet new friends. Children of all ages are welcome and childcare and gym activities will be provided for those 2-12 during the talks.

If you would like to register in advance, email or call the Belmont Human Rights Commission at belmont.hrc@gmail.com or (617) 993-2795. Clearly state or spell your name and any title. If you preregister, your name tag will be waiting! Preregistration is appreciated, but not required.

Donations will be accepted at the Breakfast for the Belmont Schools' and BAR METCO Support Fund.

Events

Of interest regarding recent events: What White America Fails to See

Meeting dates for the upcoming year

  • Thursday, January 12th, 2017, 7:30 pm
    Assembly Room, Belmont Public Library
  • Thursday, March 9th, 2017, 7:30 pm
    Assembly Room, Belmont Public Library
  • Thursday, May 11th, 2017, 7:30 pm
    Flett Room, Belmont Public Library

Muslims in America: Hearing Their Story

For those of you who were unable to attend the remarkable panel discussion on Muslims in America: Hearing Their Story, we encourage you to view it on Belmont Media.

Our History

Founded in May 1992 after rioting scarred Los Angeles, Belmont Against Racism (BAR) is a community-action, all-volunteer organization addressing issues of racism and prejudice by following the slogan, think globally, act locally. We focus on fostering awareness and educating the community about exclusionary practices, creating a welcoming community for all, and increasing diversity throughout the town. While BAR, in its first decade, mostly focused on addressing racism, we have broadened our mission to include all problems of prejudice that impact our town and local community.

How We Work

BAR works with various segments of our community - government, schools, churches and businesses to:

We hold quarterly meetings, on Thursday evenings at 7:30pm at the Belmont Public Library.

Our Purpose

To promote dialogue, awareness, and understanding about prejudice and to celebrate diversity in Belmont.

Our History

Founded in May 1992 after rioting scarred Los Angeles, Belmont Against Racism (BAR) is a community-action, all-volunteer organization addressing issues of racism and prejudice by following the slogan, think globally, act locally. We focus on fostering awareness and educating the community about exclusionary practices, creating a welcoming community for all, and increasing diversity throughout the town. While BAR, in its first decade, mostly focused on addressing racism, we have broadened our mission to include all problems of prejudice that impact our town and local community.

Questions, concerns or suggestions? Please email us — we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Mailing Address:

Email Address: belmontagainstracism@gmail.com

Why Join?

BAR work affects our community:

Make a Difference:

We are confident that you will make a positive step for Belmont in justice, equality and community relations!

Concerns about the safety and well-being of our gay and lesbian students in the Belmont schools led to the establishment of the Gay Straight Alliance Committee in 2001. BGSAC is devoted to addressing issues faced by members of the LGBTQ community in Belmont.

Mission

Check out the BGSAC on Facebook

Town of Belmont

Government Organizations For Equality And Social Justice

Non-Profit Organizations For Equality, Social Justice, Fair Housing

Museums/Black History Trail

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, And Transgender Equal Rights

Form for METCO support fund requests Form for general funding requests