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Five June Tent Talks at the Salem Witch Trials Memorial

Announcing Five Fascinating 15-Minute “Tent” Talks Drawing on the Lessons of the Salem Witch Trials

Thursdays in June at noon

SALEM, MA — Since 2014 the Salem Award Foundation for Human Rights and Social Justice has organized free 15-minute “Tent” Talks at noon in the Salem Witch Trials Memorial off Charter Street.

These approachable and relevant presentations by notable members of the community offer opportunities for visitors and residents alike to take a mid-day break for reflection and engagement.

Please see complete schedule of June speakers below.

June 1:           Dr. Alexandra Piñeros Shields, Executive Director, Essex County Community Organization, Why Sanctuary Matters

June 8:           Hon. Kim Driscoll, Mayor of Salem, Salem: Looking Back, Moving Forward

June 15:         Stacy Tilney, Director of Communications, Salem Witch Museum, The Relevance of the Salem Witch Trials in This Age of Conflict

June 22:         Hon. Paul Tucker, State Rep. 7th Essex District, How is the Commonwealth of Mass. Protecting Human Rights?

June 29:         Rev. Joseph M. Amico, M.Div., Pastor, Tabernacle Congregational Church, The Changing Role of the Church in Society