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BILL: (S. 791) Sen. Sonia Chang-Diaz | (H.2308) Rep. Mary S. Keefe  (There is) ” No one policy change alone that would right the wrongs that have been done to our residents, to our high-crime neighborhoods, to our taxpayers, by a failing system… With so much at stake and so many lives in the balance. Sentencing reform is a good place to start. It defines the system, who’s going in for how long, and at what cost.” ~Senator...

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THE RED DOT RESISTANCE  On February 23rd, MCAN Organizer Danielle Williams hosted a Roxbury watch party where area residents got together to view a segment of the critically acclaimed Ava Duvernay film, “the 13th.” After, the segment was played participants engaged in a conversation around what they just viewed, the information they just gained, and the role it plays in their lives as well as the lives of their loved ones. Almost instantaneo...

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We had an inspiring and energetic meeting on Monday night at Zion Baptist Church – thank you for those of you who joined us. Event Recap We gathered together to share, to learn, and to plan a path forward in our Beloved Community Campaign. Through our collective brainstorming, we generated some exciting ideas about how to reach those most affected by policing practices so we can document their experiences – thank you for your great id...

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Over the past nine months, my life has changed. Back in January, I showed up at the wrong time for Choir rehearsal at Zion Baptist, but showed up at the right time for God to guide my path toward what I now feel called to do. Entering church, I was greeted by Rev. Kirk Byron Jones, who was meeting with Rabbi Margie about ECCO’s emergent Beloved Community campaign for racial justice and had just told her she should contact me! Since then, commun...