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Visit The Robbins House

June, July & August: 11-4
(Closed Tuesdays)
September, October: 11-4
(Open Fri-Sun + Columbus Day)

320 Monument Street
Concord MA
(Located opposite the Old North Bridge)

(978) 254-1745

What you can do now:

Advocate for 4 Bills in the Massachusetts Legislature Supporting Black Lives

July 4, 2020
Supported by the League of Women Voters of Massachusetts

  • HD.5128/SD.2968 -; An Act Relative to Saving Black Lives and Transforming Public officers, requires the Attorney General to create a uniform protocol to report and investigate the use of physical force that results in emergency medical care, hospitalization, or death, and creates a “duty to intervene” when an officer witnesses abuse and lack of intervention.
    HD.5128 (House version)
    Contact: Your state rep (see below) and Charlie Baker, Governor (R)
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  • SD.2968 (Senate version)
    Contact: Your state senator (see below) and Charlie Baker, Governor (R)
  • H.1440 – An Act establishing a special commission on structural racism, which would address systemic racism in the criminal justice system in the Commonwealth.
    Contact: Your state rep (see below) and Charlie Baker, Governor (R)
  • H.2146 – Resolve providing for a “Special Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training” to study and make recommendations concerning the implementation of a Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) system. This statewide system would de-certify abusive officers.
    Contact: Your state rep (see below) and Charlie Baker, Governor (R)
  • H.2292 – An Act to reform civil service exams. This act reforms the testing, qualification, and hiring of local police officers and establishes an Office of Diversity and Equal Opportunity.
    Contact: Your state rep (see below) and Charlie Baker, Governor (R)

How to contact your elected MA government officials:

Find your state senator and state rep by town & address here –
Give your own, personal reasons for supporting these bills, ideally calling, writing, and emailing – but anything you can do is great!

  • Charlie Baker, Governor (R)
    Write:
    Governor Charlie Baker’s Office of Constituent Services
    Massachusetts State House, 24 Beacon St., Office of the Governor, Room 280, Boston, MA 02133
    Call:
    Governor Baker’s Constituent Services Main Office (617) 725-4005
    Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    Toll-free in Massachusetts (888) 870-7770
    Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    Email:
    https://www.mass.gov/forms/email-the-governors-office
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