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BPS: We Dream Together” provides broad range of information in multiple languages

Boston Public Schools launches comprehensive immigration resource website for families, students, and educators. BOSTON – Friday, February 23, 2017 – In an effort to reaffirm support for immigrants and embrace students of all cultural backgrounds, the Boston Public Schools (BPS) has launched a comprehensive website that provides a wealth...
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TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT TAKES STEPS TO IMPROVE SAFETY ON CHINATOWN STREETS

The City of Boston will partner with the Asian Community Development Corporation and Chinatown Main Streets to improve safety. Boston, MA: The Boston Transportation Department (BTD) today announced measures to improve safety on local streets in Boston’s bustling Chinatown neighborhood, as well as additional enhancements planned for the...
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STATEMENT FROM MAYOR MARTIN J. WALSH on FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

Boston, MA: “The Trump Administration’s reckless actions last night undermine the promise of civil rights and equal protection for all in this country. Revoking the clarified protections for transgender students sends a message that they are not worthy of this promise. The City of Boston will continue to step up...
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History

Celebrate Presidents’ Day Week at the JFK Library with Family-Friendly Activities and New Centennial Stamp

BOSTON – The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum will offer several family-oriented activities and programs throughout Presidents’ Day week, including its signature Presidents’ Day Family Festival on February 20th featuring presidential storytelling, activities and performances, and a Celebrate! family series presentation of Black History Hall of Fame...
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History

Nation: Patriots Show Strong Honor at Presidents Day Parade

  Special Report via Patriots Strong .com – Trenton, NJ: Patriots parade through the New Jersey Capitol Historic District on Presidents Day 2017. The Hon. R. Mitchell Bush, General President of the Society of the Sons of the Revolution, speaks about honoring the Presidential position and the Presidents, at...
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MIT and 16 others file amicus brief concerning executive order restricting travel to US

Universities argue that the ability to welcome students and scholars from all countries is critical to their educational missions. A $32 billion + Industry. Cambridge, MA: – MIT and 16 other institutions filed an amicus brief Monday with the federal court in the Eastern District of New York,...
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Awareness

Higher Education, Harvard, and others Suing US Dept of Homeland Security, President Trump over immigration executive order

Trustees of Boston College (“Boston College”), Trustees of Boston University (“Boston University”), Brandeis University, President and Fellows of Harvard College (“Harvard University”), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (“MIT”), Northeastern University, Trustees of Tufts College (“Tufts University”), and Worcester Polytechnic Institute (“WPI”) SUE DONALD J. TRUMP, CUSTOMS  AND BORDER PROTECTION,...
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Acting MA U.S. Attorney Weinreb Highlights Obligations of Cities and Towns Under Religious Anti-Discrimination Law

BOSTON – Acting Attorney William D. Weinreb sent a letter to cities and towns across Massachusetts highlighting the obligations of cities and towns under a federal law that prohibits religious discrimination. The Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act (RLUIPA) protects against substantial burdens on religious exercise, unequal...
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Awareness

It’s Game Time

Boston, MA: New England Patriot’s Robert Kraft (L) and Boston Mayor Martin Walsh at Boston City Hall. “We are a community, so we want to ask everyone to keep an eye out for one #8221;  —Mayor Martin J. Walsh, February 3, 2017. Game time is finally here! After waiting and...
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