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June 1, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Thursday, repeating until June 29, 2017
The Salem Award Foundation for Human Rights and Social Justice invites you to hear a series of free 15-minute talks that bring visibility to the issues of human rights and social justice in contemporary society.
Presentations are on Thursdays at noon throughout the month of June, beneath a tent on the grounds of the Salem Witch Trials Memorial.
Dr. Alexandra Pinerios Shields, Executive Director, Essex County Community Organization
“Why Sanctuary Matters”
Hon. Kim Driscoll, Mayor of Salem
“Salem: Looking Back, Moving Forward”
Stacy Tilney, Director of Communications, Salem Witch Museum
“The Relevance of the Salem Witch Trials in This Age of Conflict”
Hon. Paul Tucker, State Rep. 7th Essex District
“How is the Commonwealth of Mass. Protecting Human Rights?”
Rev. Joseph M. Amico, M.Div., Pastor, Tabernacle Congregational Church
“The Changing Role of the Church in Society”