From Mary Johnson Zian, Member of the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center

“I was honored to be a part of the Forum and of the work you are doing. The Forum is an excellent model and I hope that other communities will follow your lead.”

From Anna Ornstein, M.D.

“You are clearly doing your community a great service by bringing a variety of issues to their attention. We all wished that these difficult issues related to prejudice and intolerance could be further discussed and that we could find solutions to stop the continued violence among peoples and among nations.”

Holly Bellebuono

Holly Bellebuono leads lively workshops, symposia and natural health retreats that empower women toward health and fulfillment. In 2014, Holly shares the extraordinary research from her new documentary book, “Women Healers of the World: The Traditions, History and Geography of Herbal Medicine” (SkyHorse, 2014, hardcover), inspiring women with accounts of the world’s healers, scientists, researchers, […]

Kevin Delaney

Kevin Delaney has taught at Wayland High School for 24 years and is head of the  Social Studies department..  He graduated from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst  and earned an MA from the University of Massachuetts at Boston. He has earned several awards and distinctions, including the award for 2014 Massachusetts History Teacher of the Year.  In […]

Local History: A Window to View Larger Themes of the American Experience

Friday, November 21, 2014, 7:30 p.m., Wayland High School Auditorium. Join speaker, Kevin Delaney, Educator & Massachusetts History Teacher of the Year 2014, as he features examples of student work as he shares his insights about how, in close collaboration with the Wayland Historical Society, local history can serve as a window to view larger themes of the American […]

Jacob Sussman

Jacob Sussman is a student at Wesleyan University in Connecticut and a storyteller. Since making his first short film in the summer of 2010, Sussman has been passionate about advancing his craft and finding his niche within the evolving world of film. His short film, Molineux, was awarded Best Narrative Film in the high school category at the […]

Zander Cowen

Zander Cowen. a former Delaney student, is a Film and Electronic Arts Major at Bard College in New York. He is the production manager at “Bard On Television”, Bard’s official student-run TV network, which gives students the opportunity to produce their own films. Cowen is a graduate of Wayland High School and a co-founder with Jacob Sussman of […]

Mary Johnson

Mary Johnson, Attorney, Educator and a Member of the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center and the Boston Chapter of the Muslim American Society, joins Walden Forum to speak about her experiences with the Muslim Community in New England in “A Sister’s Perspective: A Muslim’s View from the Middle Path of Islam”. Mary Johnson grew up in […]

A Muslim’s View from the Middle Path of Islam

October 30, 2014 @ 7:30 p.m, First Parish, 50 Cochituate Road, Wayland. Speaker: Mary Johnson – Attorney, Educator and a Member of the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center and the Boston Chapter of the Muslim American Society. Join the Walden Forum for “A Sister’s Perspective: A Muslim’s View from the Middle Path of Islam”, a […]

Women Healers of the World: The Tradition, History and Geography of Herbal Medicine

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 @ 7:30 p.m, First Parish Meeting House, 50 Cochituate Road, Wayland.  Speaker: Holly Bellebuono, award-winning herbalist and author, will take an insightful look at today’s women scientists, healers and researchers who are pulling from a core heritage of experience and sharing their knowledge with their communities. Their commonality is that they work […]