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June 2017

Tent Talk: Why Sanctuary Matters

June 1 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Salem Witch Trials Memorial, Charter St.
Salem, 01970
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Dr. Alexandra Piñeros Shields, Executive Director, Essex County Community Organization speaks. Join us for June Tent Talks. 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. Thursdays at Noon at the Salem Witch Trials Memorial.

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Tent Talk: Salem: Looking Back, Moving Forward

June 8 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Salem Witch Trials Memorial, Charter St.
Salem, 01970
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Hon. Kim Driscoll, Mayor of Salem speaks. Join us for June Tent Talks. 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. Thursdays at Noon at the Salem Witch Trials Memorial.

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Salem’s Trials: Lessons and Legacy of 1692

June 10
$25

Salem’s Trials: Lessons and Legacy of 1692 is an interdisciplinary symposium to be held on June 10, 2017 at Salem State University’s Central Campus. Organized and co-sponsored by the SSU History Department, the Salem Award Foundation, and the Essex National Heritage Area, the symposium will commemorate the 325th anniversary of the Salem Witch Trials with a program of presentations and panels.

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25th Anniversary Celebration

June 11 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Salem Witch Trials Memorial, Charter St.
Salem, 01970
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The Salem Award Foundation's 25th Anniversary Celebration continues with the installation of our six-word memoir project, "Your six-words, Our one story," along PEM's Axelrod Walkway. In addition, you'll want to: - Recognize our 2017 Rising Leaders - Hear from Witch Pitch - Dance with Greg Coles - Spoken word performances from high schoolers - Professionally guided tours of the Salem Witch Trials Memorial - and a final opportunity to write your own six-word testimony of inclusion To learn more about…

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Tent Talk: The Relevance of the Salem Witch Trials in This Age of Conflict

June 15 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Salem Witch Trials Memorial, Charter St.
Salem, 01970
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Stacy Tilney, Director of Communications, Salem Witch Museum, speaks. Join us for June Tent Talks. 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. Thursdays at Noon at the Salem Witch Trials Memorial.

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Tent Talk: How is the Commonwealth of Mass. Protecting Human Rights?

June 22 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Salem Witch Trials Memorial, Charter St.
Salem, 01970
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Hon. Paul Tucker, State Rep. 7th Essex District, speaks. Join us for June Tent Talks. 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. Thursdays at Noon at the Salem Witch Trials Memorial.

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Tent Talk: The Changing Role of the Church in Society

June 29 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Salem Witch Trials Memorial, Charter St.
Salem, 01970
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Rev. Joseph M. Amico, M.Div., Pastor, Tabernacle Congregational Church, speaks. Join us for June Tent Talks. 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. Thursdays at Noon at the Salem Witch Trials Memorial.

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July 2017

Proctor’s Ledge Dedication

July 19 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Proctor’s Ledge, Pope Street
Salem, MA United States
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The memorial recognizing the execution site of 1692 will be formally dedicated at noon.

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Commemoration Ceremony for Rebecca Nurse

July 19 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Rebecca Nurse Homestead, 149 Pine Street
Danvers, MA United States
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Commemoration Ceremony for the 325th anniversary of Rebecca Nurse's execution will include an informal reception followed by a brief ceremony in the Nurse burial ground.

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Proctor’s Ledge Symposium

July 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Salem Regional Visitor Center, 2 New Liberty Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Part of the SSU Social Justice Institute, this panel comprises the team of scholars and experts who confirmed Proctor's Ledge as the site of the Salem Witch Trials executions. Expect a lively conversation on the significance and role of the new memorial.

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