The following is a press release from Natick Is United. The opinions expressed are those of the author.
NATICK, MA – Natick Is United (NIU) was founded in 2016 and is growing rapidly as current events resonate its anti-racism mission within the Natick community. This growth has led to the proverbial “good problem”: the NIU needs good people, and the group is looking for an assistant coordinator to help its planning team with day-to-day office tasks, and to provide programming. , fundraising and communications support.
NIU received nonprofit status in 2019. Since then, they’ve been leading training and community conversations through their Racial Justice Series (see recordings of their Racial Justice panels at https://www .natickisunited.org/videos), share online resources for individual learning, appear at community and cultural events, and advocate for equity and justice through member newsletters and attendance on social media, and with value-aligned partners across the WM region. NIU’s leadership team includes individuals from local nonprofit organizations, the Natick Police Department, Natick Public Schools, faith-based organizations, the Natick Health Department, and various Natick agencies.