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Newsletter from the Chair – March 19, 2021

TASK FORCE INFORMATION: >>. Solidarity with the Asian Community. Progressive Needham is sponsoring a vigil on the Town Common tomorrow, March 20, on Saturday afternoon at 2:00PM. >>. Our next meeting will be held on April 12 . A Zoom invitation will be sent a few days in advance. PLEASE join the meeting at 7:15pm. [...]

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Newsletter from the Chair – March 5, 2021

TASK FORCE INFORMATION: Don’t forget our Monthly Meeting on Monday, March 8th at 7:30.  A Zoom Invitation was sent on March 4th. LOCAL NEWS: >> The Needham Community Council announces re-start of English Learners Program: ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNING IS BACK We are very excited to welcome Julie Tovar to our Team.  She will be restarting our English Language Learning Program in the digital world!  If [...]

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Newsletter from the Chair – February 23, 2021

>> NEXT MEETING will be held on March 8th, via Zoom, at 7:30.  Invitations will be sent several days in advance.  If you have an item you wish to have added to the agenda, please email it to me before Noon on Wednesday, March 3d.  Please make every effort to attend.  The major agenda item will be discussing the May 10th meeting at which our new CONGRESSMAN JAKE AUCHINCLOSS [...]

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Newsletter from the Chair – February 15, 2021

TASK FORCE INFORMATION:  Our next meeting will be held at 7:30pm on March 8th via Zoom.  An invitation will be sent a few days prior to the meeting.  Please note there are several Executive Orders issued by Pres. Biden during his first week in office.  The full Orders may be found in the Federal Register. [...]

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Newsletter from the Chair – January 7, 2021

TASK FORCE INFORMATION:  >>ABBREVIATIONS:  From time to time I receive requests to explain an abbreviation that appears in From the Chair. I am currently working on the list which you will be able to find on our website, info@immigrationneedham.org   If you have a question about any other abbreviation let me know.  >>Our next meeting will be held on January 11, 2021 at 7:30pm.  Please email me [...]

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Newsletter from the Chair – December 30, 2020

TASK FORCE INFORMATION:  Our Next Meeting will be held on Monday, January 11, 2021 at 7:30PM.  Please be certain to send me any item you wish to have included on the Agenda before Noon on Wednesday, January 6th. The Minutes from the December 14, 2020 meeting are attached below, thanks to Bev Freeman. ABBREVIATIONS:  From time to time I [...]

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Newsletter from the Chair – November 15, 2020

TASK FORCE INFORMATION:I am sorry for the delay in sending this issue of From the Chair, but my email was down for the better part of last week.LITIGATION: >> On Nov 2, 2020 The Federal district court in Cook County, Illinois, et al v. Wolf et. al., (19-cv-6334),  granted summary judgment in favor of  Plaintiffs on their  claim that the Department [...]

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Newsletter from the Chair – October 23, 2020

>>TIME SENSITIVE:  The Task Force has received an invitation from the Town Manager to send two members to participate in a three session workshop (via Zoom) “Countering Hate & Fostering Inclusion in Needham”. If you would like to represent the Task Force, please let me know as soon as possible. I must submit our names by October 30th.  PLEASE ACCESS THE FOLLOWING [...]

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Newsletter from the Chair – October 7, 2020

TASK FORCE MATTERS:  Our next meeting will be held on October 12th at 7:00pm.  An invitation will be sent with the zoom information shortly. GOVERNMENT REPORTS:>> Roll Call reports that a report issued by the DHS Office of the Inspector General is casting doubt on DHS's ability to protect its massive repository of personal data from hackers amid a push by the Trump administration to vastly expand its collection of [...]

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Newsletter from the Chair – October 2, 2020

TASK FORCE MATTERS:Our next meeting will be held on October 12 at 7:00PM.  Please email me any item you wish included in the agenda.Thanks to Will for designing the new letter head for From the Chair.Bill has prepared a list of legislation in the MA Legislature that we should be tracking.  See the attached. GOVERNMENT [...]

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