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Spring 2013 Events, Honors and Community Engagements

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Spring 2013 Events, Honors and Community Engagements

Celebrating the 10th annual Go Red For Women Campaign hosted by the American Heart Association and the State House Caucus of Women Legislators On the State House steps celebrating Go Red Day Rep. Khan visited Newton Creative Start to read a story to the class and talk with parents.Rep. Khan attended a special celebration for the 20th anniversary of the Family Medical Leave Act sponsored by the Massachusetts Paid Leave Coalition and its members, featuring guest speaker, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi.
Participating in a panel discussion sponsored by the Massachusetts Association of Registered Nurses (MARN)Advocating for nurses during MARN panel discussionRep. Khan is honored during the Providers Council Caring Force RallyReceiving the Caring Bear Award at the Fair Funding Event for Human Service Programs & Workers
Honoring our veterans at the annual meeting of Massachusetts Veteran's Agents (photo of Rep Kay Khan, Rep Ruth Balser, and John MacGillivray, Newton's Veteran's Agent).I was so proud that my constituent from Newton was sworn in by Governor Patrick to the Massachusetts Commission on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT)
We held a briefing facilitated by Crittenton Women’s Union on a bill I have filed concerning opportunities in MA for economic and educational mobility to the state’s TAFDC recipientsRep. Khan with honorees Adrienne Hartzell Knudsen, Sheila Decter, Lisa Rosenfeld and Rep. Ruth Balser at the MCSW Unsung Heroine CelebrationI was invited to hear former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speak at the BCG Annual Meeting this past June