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It’s Not a Very Diverse Town…I cannot say that there is a plan

BRJE member Raul Fernandez, Town Meeting Member from Precinct 9, closes the May 21, 2018 town meeting with a discussion about the plan for diversifying town boards and its elected membership. Raul’s discussion with the Town Clerk and the Select … Continue reading

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Confronting the legacy of slavery in Brookline

Deborah Brown’s presentation explores important topics in the conversation about changing the name of the Edward Devotion School. Her portion begins at 58:57.

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How the Lack of Diversity in Town Governance Affects Public Policy

BRJE member and Town Meeting Member Raul Fernandez┬ápresents a critical analysis of the impact of innocuous-appearing and well-intentioned Warrant Article language on drivers of color in Brookline. Raul’s analysis is that lack of consideration of the language changes proposed by … Continue reading

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