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Newton Upstanders

In the News

We keep an eye on what is happening locally and nationally. Below are some curated articles that help frame what is happening in Newton and beyond. 

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NEWTON

Meg Woolhouse, education editor and Phillip Martin, senior investigative reporter for The GBH News Center for Investigative Reporting join hosts Jim Braude and Margery Eagan to discuss anti-DEI efforts in Newton. 

Boston Public Radio | 11.3.23

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NEWTON

Even here, in one of the top school districts in the nation, divisive politics has crept into the realm of education. But Newton Upstanders is pushing back.

GBH | 10.30.23

Local

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NEWTON

A liberal Newton activist group is rebuking Rep. Jake Auchincloss for being one of nine Democrats who recently voted to block certain “race-based theories” 

POLitico | 7.21.23

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NEWTON

Newton Upstander Angela Brooks speaks at Newton's annual  Juneteenth Celebration.

FIG CITY NEWS | 6.20.23

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NEWTON

Hundreds turn out to stand in support of Newton's LGBTQIA+ community in an event organized by Newton Upstanders.

NBC10 BOSTON | 4.14.23

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NEWTON

Coverage of the Newton School Committee meeting on March 29.

NBC10 BOSTON | 4.14.23

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NEWTON

Globe columnist Yvonne Abraham gives a shout out to Newton North High School and Principal Henry Turner for academic excellence and a commitment to diversity and inclusion.

BOSTON GLOBE | 4.12.23

National

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How the Supreme Court got it wrong in its landmark affirmative action ruling. By M. Lee Pelton, President and CEO, The Boston Foundation.

CITY OF IDEAS BLOG | 7.19.23

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U.S.

Some politicians are invoking a false narrative for political gain. By Bettina L. Love.

EDUCATION WEEK | 7.14.23

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U.S.

Including Newton's congressperson Rep. Jake Auchincloss.

BUSINESS INSIDER | 6.19.23

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U.S.

The Florida governor is taking his “war on woke” to dangerous new levels.

THE NEW REPUBLIC | 6.28.23

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