The security and integrity of the vote-counting process has been a hot-button issue in 2020. Learn more on Wednesday, December 9 at 7PM, when the Micah Center for Social Justice Learning and Practice will host City Clerk Steven W. Kerrigan for a presentation on voting security and ballot counting. For information on how to access the event, go to saintstephenlutheran.com/micahcenter
Mr. Kerrigan was the speaker at the Micah Center’s first-ever event this past January highlighting the importance of registering to vote and encouraging voter registration. After a hiatus due to COVID-19, the Micah Center is pleased to return to hosting events online. On the other side of a national election, Mr. Kerrigan is prepared to share information about the vote-counting process.
The Micah Center for Social Justice Learning and Practice is a new initiative, formed a year ago, to connect people interested in making the Marlborough-Hudson community more just and equitable. The goal is to lift up the good work being done in the area and examine the ideas that drive that good work.
Deb Roberts of Marlborough chairs the committee, which includes Sandra Austin, Mary Patricia Bailey, Margaret Cardello, Chris Duane, Samantha Gogan, Peg Harbert, Pam Narahara, Marilyn Perry, Melanie Whapham, and St. Stephen Lutheran Church Pastor Joseph Graumann.
“After moving very consciously, the Micah center committee met virtually to share our community and personal challenges since our last event in early January,” Ms. Roberts said. “We agreed that it is time to reactivate the Micah Center. We are in the process of identifying other topics and speakers that will allow us to commit to our goal of offering regular education and learning on important social justice issues.” Additional committee members are very welcome. If you would like to become involved, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Micah Center was begun as an initiative of St. Stephen Lutheran Church, but has attracted community members as individuals and from other organizations, including the Boys and Girls Clubs of Metrowest, and the Marlborough Public Library.