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Weekly Round-up: Lilly Ledbetter, Sonia Shah, Caroline De Robertis

Here are the latest updates from our speakers who have been making headlines:   Lilly Ledbetter’s fight for equal pay for equal work is set to get the big screen treatment!  Feminist Filmmaker Rachel Feldman’s award-winning script, Ledbetter, explores the titular star’s historic face-off with tire giant Goodyear; with it, the veteran director is rebooting the woman-driven, socially conscious drama genre.  Go Lilly!

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Happy 2015!

We hope everyone had a fantastic holiday season and is ready for a healthy and productive year in 2015!   Let’s get caught up on what some of our speakers have been up to:   On December 17, 2014, New York  Gov. Andrew Cuomo banned the practice of high-volume hydraulic fracturing (of shale formations) in New York

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Trending Now: Walsh-Kennedy Memorial, Wade Davis, and more!

We would like to take a minute to honor and remember two fallen hometown heroes: Lieutenant Edward J. Walsh Jr. and Firefighter Michael R. Kennedy of the Boston Fire Department.   A Lieutenant Walsh – Firefighter Kennedy Memorial Fund has been established, donations can be made here. *************************************************************************************************************** Here’s what some of our speakers have

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Weekly Round Up: Football and the Farm Bill

We are gearing up for the NACA 2014 Conference right here in our home city of Boston! We look forward to seeing everyone there!   We hope that everyone enjoyed the Super Bowl! Congratulations to our friends in Seattle and condolences to our friends in Denver!   Be sure to check out NPR’s sit-down with

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