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Newsletter from the Chair – May 6, 2020

HAPPY CINCO De MAYO !This email is coming early because of time sensitive items.>       Jen Muroff sent me a request that you consider contacting our political leaders concerning the incident in Sheriff Hodgson’s Bristol County House of Correct.  Please see the attached “Sheriff Hodgson”.>       The Congressional Research Service has published a [...]

By | May 12th, 2020|Task Force|Comments Off on Newsletter from the Chair – May 6, 2020

Newsletter from the Chair – May 1, 2020

I hope all of you and your families are well. As you know events in immigration are moving quickly. The information contained in the "From the Chair" emails are up to date as of the date noted in the following items. Last week, April 23, I sent an email that included an item that a [...]

By | May 1st, 2020|Task Force|Comments Off on Newsletter from the Chair – May 1, 2020

Newsletter from the Chair – April 22, 2020

I hope you and your families are well.Here are some items you may have missed.>       Rep Denise Garlick sent the following that is not related to immigration matters, but is worth being aware of:  • The nation’s first contact tracing initiative is now underway in Massachusetts. If you are contacted by someone working [...]

By | April 22nd, 2020|Task Force|Comments Off on Newsletter from the Chair – April 22, 2020

Newsletter from the Chair – April 14, 2020

Hello again. IT’S ONLY MY OPINION:  As the pandemic works its way until a vaccine can be developed, we are all learning to appreciate how much we have.  Life after the pandemic will never be the same.  We are also learning the   meaning of “essential worker”  who is doing so much to keep us safe: [...]

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Newsletter from the Chair – March 31, 2020

Thanks to Karen and Bev, we are planning on holding the ZOOM monthly meeting.  The date and time are being worked out.  Directions on how to access ZOOM will be sent as well.  If you have any item for the meeting agenda, please email me ASAP.  As you are all aware, the undocumented are unable [...]

By | March 31st, 2020|Task Force|Comments Off on Newsletter from the Chair – March 31, 2020

Newsletter from the Chair – March 19, 2020

In no particular order here are some items you may find interesting: As you all know events change from moment to moment regarding the pandemic.  By the time you read this email, some items may be obsolete. Should the Task Force hold a VIRTUAL MEETING on April 13th?  ONLY IF I receive an RSVP from [...]

By | March 19th, 2020|Task Force|Comments Off on Newsletter from the Chair – March 19, 2020

Newsletter from the Chair – March 4, 2020

SAVE THE DATE:  April 1st:  Justice for All: A Conversation with Chief Justice Margaret H. Marshall Immigrant, legal scholar, groundbreaking justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Wednesday, April 1, 2020 7:30 p.m. Temple Beth Shalom 670 Highland Avenue, Needham (enter from Webster St.) Please circulate the enclosed Poster that can be found in the [...]

By | March 4th, 2020|Task Force|Comments Off on Newsletter from the Chair – March 4, 2020

Newsletter from the Chair – February 20, 2019

Our NEXT MEETING: will be held on Monday, March 9 at 7:15PM at the Congregational Church, 1154 Great Plain Ave.  PLEASE send me any items you wish to have included in the Agenda as soon as possible. SAVE THE DATE: Our Spring Program on April 1st featuring Retired Chief Justice Margaret H. Marshall will be [...]

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Newsletter from the Chair – February 16, 2019

NEXT MEETING:   Our NEXT MEETING iwill be held on Monday, March 9th at the Congregational Church, 1154 Great Plain Ave, Needham.    (ICYMI:  Based on a policy adopted by the Task Force, I am only using first names when attributing information.  If you wish to contact any of these individuals, contact me and I’ll supply contact [...]

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Newsletter from the Chair – February 7, 2019

Our NEXT MEETING is this coming Monday, Feb 10th, 7:00PM, at the Congregational Church, 1180 Great Plain Ave, Needham.  An agenda, subject to change, is attached below.  (ICYMI:  Based on a policy adopted by the Task Force, I am only using first names when attributing information.  If you wish to contact any of these individuals, contact [...]

By | February 7th, 2020|Task Force|Comments Off on Newsletter from the Chair – February 7, 2019