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Reach Beyond Domestic Violence
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Help a Waltham-based organization prevent domestic violence and build a greater sense of community!
Waltham-based REACH Beyond Domestic Violence kicked off its “Say Hi To You Neighbor” campaign intended to help build a greater sense of community Waltham. As part of the campaign, REACH, which assists domestic violence victims, has planned a series of events for Feb. 9 - 16 designed to build relationships between community residents and ultimately help prevent domestic violence. One of those of events includes a “Meet the Waltham Media” will be held on Feb. 15. REACH is aiming to have residents collectively issue at least 2,013 “Hi” greetings to neighbors. To record your greeting, visit the REACH website. To kick off the campaign, REACH honored Brand New Watch Blogger Jim Walker, In a Pickle owner Tim Burke and REACH volunteers Jim Preston…
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
A local organization is seeking to build community relations in Waltham.
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
REACH Beyond Domestic Violence assists local victims of domestic violence.
Rockland Trust bank has donated $10,000 to Waltham-based REACH Beyond Domestic Violence, an organization that assists domestic violence victims, according to a press release. The grant will help REACH's programs and its 2012 Annual Star Gala on Oct. 18. The gala will have attendees bidding on various gifts such as trips to local restaurants, art and travel packages. Diane Patrick, the wife of Gov. Deval Patrick, will attend. “The goal of our program and gala is to build healthy communities by speaking up and speaking out against domestic and dating violence,” said REACH Executive Director Laura Van Zandt. “We rely on the support of organizations such as Rockland Trust to continue our mission.”
Monday, June 18, 2012
Waltham organization will educate the public on the Secure Communities program.
A forum will soon be held to discuss the implementation of the Secure Communities program, an initiative intended to better enforce federal immigration laws on the local level. The meeting will be held on Friday, June 22, from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. at St. Mary's Church. REACH Beyond Domestic Violence, which often works with immigrants, is hosting the panel. Attorneys and advocates will be discussing the public's rights regarding the program and how it will be implemented by the federal government. Additional coverage of the Secure Communities program.
Monday, May 7, 2012
Meeting scheduled for 7 p.m.
A public meeting will be held tomorrow to discuss helping victims of deomstic violence and sexual assault with keeping jobs. The meeting, scheduled for Tuesday, May 8 at 7 p.m. at the Waltham Public Library, will discuss a proposed law that would give 15 days of unpaid personal leave to domestic violence victims to give them time to make plans for their personal safety, according to REACH Beyond Domestic Violence. REACH, a Waltham-based organzation that assists domestic violence victims, is sponsoring the meeting. The bill is also intended to give victims time to seek assistance. Similar laws are currently on the books in the 30 other states, according to REACH. State Rep. Thomas Stanley, D-Waltham and Jane Doe Inc. will be attending the …
Thursday, April 12, 2012
Get a free cup of coffee tomorrow!
Tomorrow is Friday, the day you most likely need that morning cup of coffee? Thanks to a local anti-domestic violence group, you can get that caffeeine fix free tomorrow. REACH Beyond Domestic Violence will be handing out free coffee tomorrow at the MBTA Commuter Rail station across from the City Common. The event starts at 8 a.m. The event is part of REACH's Small Actions campaign intended to prevent domestic violence through improving relationships among Waltham neighbors.