Lifesavers Speaker Series

The Lifesavers Speaker Series features stories from people saving lives and making a difference every day.


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Lifesavers: Dr. James O’Connell “Helping the Homeless”

When: Wednesday, May 8 2019, 7:00 pm
Where: Fenway Community Center, 1282 Boylston St #123, Boston, MA 02215 [view map]

Dr. James O'Connell shares his personal experiences in helping provide access to healthcare to Boston's homeless community.

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Sponsored by Jason Weiner and Nicole Zatlyn, the Vilna Shul Lifesavers Speaker Series invites you into its historic building to engage deeply with global thinkers, influencers and philanthropists championing social justice and positive change. These unique, intimate conversations profoundly touch those present by providing behind-the-scenes opportunities to engage with leaders that are tackling important, global issues in science, art, religion, business and politics.

"As my true hero, Max Michelson, a founding JFS Board member, its former President and a holocaust survivor always teaches, we must stand up for what is right and just, even if it may not be popular."
Mark Jacobs, CEO Jewish Family Services MetroWest