Enriching our community through our collective strength and vibrant spirit.
Celebrating MLK Day
Hyppolite Ntigurirwa talks to the community of Hopkinton
Hyppolite Ntigurirwa, an International Peace activist and a child survivor of the Rwandan genocide talks to the Hopkinton community with message of Peace and Unity. While his experience is heart breaking, it leaves us inspired and his words fill us with tremendous hope and gratitude!
‘Arin Zoomed in with MLK, Gandhi and Mandela’
A short 5 minute skit with Arin, a middle-schooler from HPS
Arin, a middle schooler from HPS goes back into history and chats on Zoom with the 3 men Dr King, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi and Nelson Mandela to help and guide him.
SACH remembers and celebrate Dr Martin Luther King’s legacy on this day in an environment where we’ve reached a crescendo of outcries and protests for social justice and in a sensitive political climate where tensions and emotions are running high. We are left grappling with how to deal with these issues and pondering the impact this might be having on our young ones. Please watch and share this with your fellow community members and school children.
Who is SACH?
South Asian Circle of Hopkinton (SACH) is a community based 501c3 public non-profit organization founded in September of 2018 with a mission to bring together the collective strength, celebrate the culture and share the vibrant spirit of the South Asian diaspora of Hopkinton.
Discovering synergies between families of the South Asian diaspora of Hopkinton, celebrating the culture of the regions and getting our collective strength to make a difference within the larger community.
We do so through:
• Cultural events • Community Outreach • Civic engagement
What are the countries that comprise of South Asia?
South Asia or Southern Asia, is a term used to represent the southern region of the Asian continent. The current territories of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, SriLanka, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal and Afghanistan form South Asia. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_Asia
Our Campaign for 2020-21
Starting August 18th, 2020, we launched this campaign - #ConversationsNotConspiracies, to urge all residents of Hopkinton to have open conversations. When you spread conspiracies, it deeply hurts communities! We need more #ConversationsNotConspiracies. We used artwork contributed by Hopkinton community artists and students of all age groups towards this campaign.
This campaign is an initiative in the light of recent incidents in Hopkinton to fight prejudice against certain communities .
#ConversationsNotConspiracies is intended to showcase a series of artwork through a journey that starts with shock, pain and anger to show how conspiracies can impact communities. The journey then moves to a more positive message focusing on healing and the impact of conversations .