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While reparations are typically linked to slavery or historic discrimination, contemporations focus on contemporary discrimination. With contemporations, there is no need to determine the responsible parties’ intention, only the impact of their decisions and actions on community and personal wealth.
The state and federal government have launched initiatives that will significantly improve child care financial assistance for low-income Massachusetts families.
WeWork made headlines for many things during our time working to center inclusion and belonging in its Boston and Cambridge spaces. We wish that just one of the stories you heard was about the remarkable change that was made possible by effective leaders working in powerful partnerships to open our city and connect people.
Massachusetts is considered a liberal progressive state. It needs to get rid of repressive and regressive liquor laws that impose tight state control over drinking with meals.