Tell Congress: Vote NO on concealed carry reciprocity

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After two of the deadliest mass shootings in modern American history, Congress is finally set to vote on gun-related legislation as soon as this week. Unbelievably, this piece of legislation would actually make it easier for almost anyone to carry concealed weapons. The House Judiciary Committee marked up and passed the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act on … Continue reading “Tell Congress: Vote NO on concealed carry reciprocity”

Published on December 4th, 2017 in Guns | Tags: ,

What is Regionalization, Anyway?

Eddy Atallah is an MPH candidate at BU SPH and has served as the Activist Fellow focusing on regionalization at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health since the beginning of the 2017/2018 academic year. As his fellowship is coming to a close, we sat down with Eddy to learn about his experience. What made you … Continue reading “What is Regionalization, Anyway?”

Published on November 27th, 2017 in Advocacy Training, Workforce | Tags: ,

Cheryl Sbarra Receives Gail Douglas Award

On Saturday, November 4th, Associate Dean Harold Cox presented Cheryl Sbarra with the Gail Douglas Award. In June 2006, Boston University School of Public Health established an award for excellence in public health practice to acknowledge an outstanding member of the public health practice community. The first recipient was Gail Douglas, an honor she received … Continue reading “Cheryl Sbarra Receives Gail Douglas Award”

Published on November 14th, 2017 in Awards | Tags: ,

ADL New England: Support Transgender Equality

Vote to Defend Transgender Equality

Action Alert from the Anti-Defamation League of New England: Support Transgender Equality Exactly one year from today, discrimination will be on the ballot in Massachusetts. Last year, Massachusetts passed an important law protecting our transgender neighbors and friends from discrimination in public spaces like restaurants, retail shops, and doctors’ offices. But now, anti-LGBT extremists have succeeded in … Continue reading “ADL New England: Support Transgender Equality”

Published on November 7th, 2017 in Transgender Rights Policy Initiative | Tags: ,

In the Classroom: Translating Passion into Action

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“Advocacy is like a baby crying in church,” Harold Cox said to the collected students. “She knows she needs to communicate with Mom to get what she wants, and Mom is interested in helping the baby and giving her what she needs—but she also sees all of these people trying to strain their necks to look back … Continue reading “In the Classroom: Translating Passion into Action”

Published on November 2nd, 2017 in Advocacy Training | Tags: , ,