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September 18, 2023
6:30 PM
Time Details:
September 13, 2023

Town Hall

East Hearing Room, 3rd Floor

Or Remote via Zoom

Contact: to obtain meeting access information


210 Central St
Hingham, MA 02043
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Human Rights Commission

Monday, September 18, 2023

Human Rights Commission

Meeting Agenda

Monday September 18, 2023

6:30PM Eastern Time

Hybrid Meeting

Town Hall, East Hearing Room, 3rd Floor

210 Central Street

Or Remote via Zoom

Contact: to obtain meeting access information

1.    Call the Meeting to order - 6:30PM

    This meeting is being held remotely as an alternate means of public access pursuant to Chapter 2 of the Acts of 2023 and all other applicable laws temporarily amending certain provisions of the Open Meeting Law.  You are hereby advised that this meeting and all communications during this meeting may be recorded by the Town of Hingham in accordance with the Open Meeting Law.  If any participant wishes to record this meeting, please notify the chair at the start of the meeting in accordance with M.G.L. c. 30A, s 20(f) so that the chair may inform all other participants of said recording.

2.    Read HRC Mission Statement

3.    Land Acknowledgement

    -    Work with Select Board to adopt the Land Acknowledgement

-    Advocate for town organizations to implement land acknowledgement at their meetings

4.     NFSJ Training - 10/28/2023

    -    Whiton Room at HPL - 9AM - 4PM ?

        -  TBD workshop timeframe

            -  discussing with Liora of NFSJ

        -  Additional Attendees

            -  Select Board & Tom Mayo (Town Manager)

        -  Material to be presented will be discussed with Liora

5.    Progress on ZB Prevention

    -     Updates 

    -    Searching for other Preventive Measures

-    Help other town commissions on fostering safe meeting environment

6.    HRC Survey

    -    Resend out survey to obtain 100 % responses 

    -    Liz Klein will send out a supporting email follow up

7.      Statements by HHRC

    -     The Process

        -    Establish a working group

        -    Discuss when HRC make public statements 

        -    Discuss with the Select Board make public statements  

8.    Health Equity

    -    Mental Health

    -    Where is Hingham?

        -     What is the need?

-     Awareness

-    for those in need

-    for those who can help

-    Establish a working group

9.    Education & Communication

-     Work on communication channels 

-     what we have done and what we need to do

10.    Matters not anticipated within 48 hours

11.    Adjournment        


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