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October 2017

Insights on the Affordable Care Act

October 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
First Church JP, 6 Eliot St
Jamaica Plain, 02130 United States
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Come hear John McDonough and Rep. Liz Malia at the JP Forum October 17th 6:30 pm First Church JP | in the Parish Hall Co-hosted with Addams Richards Tubman Institute   We welcome back former Jamaica Plain State Representative John McDonough, the champion of the Massachusetts health care system, which served as a national model for the Affordable Care Act. John and current State Representative Liz Malia will reflect on two decades of working to expand quality health care coverage. They…

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Class Consciousness: Talking to Kids, Schools and Parents

October 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
First Church JP, 6 Eliot St
Jamaica Plain, 02130 United States
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First Church JP | in the Parish Hall   One of the most toxic and unspoken ways in which children and teens are shamed or bullied or simply made anxious has to do with social class. Talking about privilege or economic struggle could—and perhaps should--start at home, but parents often don’t have the tools with which to explain our country’s vast inequalities and the ways they may impact school culture. Education is supposed to be the great equalizer but teachers…

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