Today, 20 May 2015/2nd of Sivan, 5775, Keren—"Cherrysh Sunburst"—has become a blessed memory. Keren was bred by Cheryl & Jerry Hennings at Cherrysh Canaan Dogs, and whelped 30 Jan 2003/27th of Sh'vat, 5763.
I am pleased to announce the new website and blog of the Stop Bullying Coalition from August, 2014. For earlier posts, see the blogs on Stop Bullying here at PhotoLuminations.com.
CURRENT UPDATES & NEWSLETTER AT StopBullyingCoalition.org
In last year's State of the Union, President Obama stated that political opposition to dealing with climate change made it impossible to discuss. This year, he finally brought up the subject. And while the administration has been taking steps on greenhouse emissions, and has begun to make international agreements, we need a much more intensive national effort.
Rain could not deter Democratic activists, led by Senator Ed Markey, from holding signs and rallying for their candidates, especially Seth Moulton, candidate for the Massachusetts 6th district Congressional seat. Photos
Your phone call now can help to establish a commission to stop bullying in Massachusetts, urge lawmakers to pass S2329. UPDATES & NEWSLETTER AT StopBullyingCoalition.org
A grass-roots movement of Attleboro citizens, mobilized by the Council on Human Rights and supported by City Councilors Richard Conti and Walter Thibodeau, has convinced the City Council to create an Attleboro anti-bullying commission. They seek to create an Attleboro that respects and welcomes all people throughout the City. UPDATES & NEWSLETTER AT StopBullyingCoalition.org
Stop Bullying: To Protect Elders and People Living with Disability, by Jerry Halberstadt, is close to completion and I am offering a limited number of free review copies to readers who agree to write their comments and reactions.
On Wednesday, 18 June 2014, the Joint Committee on Housing of the Great Court of Massachusetts reported out a "resolve" S2329 creating a commission to study ways to prevent bullying and to protect elderly and disabled tenants living in subsidized, multi-family housing from bullying. Jerry Halberstadt, Coordinator of the Stop Bullying Coalition believes this resolve "to be the first effort in the nation seeking legislation to protect elderly and disabled tenants—urgently needed because bullying is truly harmful and deprives people of their human rights and their civil rights." UPDATES & NEWSLETTER AT StopBullyingCoalition.org
I am pleased to announce that we have bipartisan support to create a "resolve" that would create a legislative commission to study how to stop bullying in multi-family, public and subsidized housing for elderly and disabled persons.
I will not forget the morning of May 9, 2014. Mary Margaret Moore and Joan Adrien presented me with the 2014 Gil Adrien Award for Outstanding Advocacy for my efforts on the stop bullying bill, S604. This was so important because the recognition admitted me and the Stop Bullying Coalition to a community of advocacy embracing the whole North Shore and helps to move our cause, to stop bullying, towards success.