Psychological Effects of Immigration Discussed at “One Book, One Watertown” Event Watertown Free Public Library – As part of the Watertown Free Public Library’s annual “One Book, One Watertown” initiative happening throughout March, the library hosted an event to allow the community to understand the psychological effects of what immigrants go to when arriving in […]
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Library’s One Book, One Watertown Kicks Off with Persian Food Tasting and Author Discussion Watertown Free Public Library – We’re now in the tenth straight year of the Watertown Free Public Library’s annual “One Book, One Watertown” celebration. The 2018 selection is the novel Refuge by Dina Nayeri. To kick off the month-long slate of […]
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Citizens, Police, Attorneys and Students Have Open Conversation About Immigration in Watertown Watertown Free Public Library – The Refugee Support Group of Watertown sponsored an event on Jan. 28 called “US Immigration Challenge: How to Create Meaningful Dialogue in Our Community.” Featured speakers included an immigration attorney, a member of the Watertown Police Department, and […]
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Police Chief Makes Statement About Working with Immigrants in Watertown Hellenic Cultural Center – At the Unity Breakfast held on Martin Luther King Day, Watertown Police Chief Michael Lawn spoke about a forthcoming policy that will guide how Watertown police officers work with immigrants. Reportedly, this policy will apply to both un-documented and undocumented immigrants. […]
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Watertown Celebrates Martin Luther King Day at Annual Unity Breakfast Hellenic Cultural Center – Community leaders and Watertown students were among several who made remarks at the 18th annual Unity Breakfast. The celebration is held each Martin Luther King Day by local group World in Watertown. Check Out the Video! Produced by Dan Hogan, News […]
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Conversation About Keeping Communities Safe for Immigrants Held in Watertown First Parish of Watertown – In April, local organizations such Progressive Watertown, Watertown Citizens for Peace, Justice, and the Environment, and the Democratic Town Committee held an event they called “Watertown Welcomes Immigrants.” It took the form of a display in Watertown Square followed by […]
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“Watertown Welcomes Immigrants” as Hundreds Line Streets in Support Watertown Square – Towns and cities all over the country have begun declaring themselves “sanctuary cities” in response to President Donald Trump’s executive orders regarding immigrants coming to the United States. Several groups in Watertown are hoping to get town officials to declare Watertown as a […]
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