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"Racial Justice and Communal Safety: Cultivating MLK's Legacy" with distinguished guest speaker U.S. Attorney Rachael Rollins

Monday, January 17, 2022 15 Shevat 5782

7:30 PM - 9:00 PMvia Zoom

20th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute,  hosted by Na'aseh the social justice group of Congregation Beth Elohim
 

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About U.S. Attorney (as of January 2022) Rachael Rollins

Attorney Rachael Rollins has been confirmed as U.S. Attorney for the District of Massachusetts and will assume those duties in January 2022.  She is an advocate for criminal justice reform and has worked to push measures to reduce incarceration, correct racial and ethnic disparities, adopt alternatives to traditional prosecution, and improve relationships between law enforcement agencies and the communities they serve. She is the first woman to serve as Suffolk County District Attorney and the first woman of color to serve as Massachusetts District Attorney.  Since taking office in 2019, D.A. Rollins has implemented humane and data-supported policies focusing her limited resources on the most violent and serious crimes to keeping Suffolk County safe. 

The Boston Globe published an editorial about D.A. Rollins' upon her confirmation : "The Thorny Cases That Rachael Rollins Inherits".

Co-sponsors include: Racial Justice for Black Lives, United Church of Christ, Boxborough, St. Matthew's United Methodist Church, Congregation Beth El, Sudbury, Fostering Racial Justice, Highrock Church of Acton, League of Women Voters - Acton, Acton-Boxborough United Way, and Indivisible Acton.

Donations accepted

There is no charge for this event, however, you may make a donation below.  We very much appreciate donations to our Na'aseh Social Action Fund that support our annual MLK Day events and other activities of the Na'aseh Social Justice group..   


 

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Donations 

Donations in the amount of your choice are very much appreciated. The funds are used to underwrite next year's MLK Jr. tribute event.and other activities of the Na’aseh Social Justice group.
 

 

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