Public Meeting Notice

Public Meeting Notice  Special Commission on State Institutions Meeting

Thursday, March 21, 2024
3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Posted: March 6, 2024 8:35 a.m.
  • Last Updated: March 18, 2024 12 p.m.

Overview   of Special Commission on State Institutions Meeting


  1. Welcome and introductions
  2. Recap of last meeting
  3. Vote to approve minutes from 1/18/24 meeting
  4. Presentation of Power Point templates for SCSI; update on YouTube Channel
  5. Recent developments:
    1. Disability Law Center Report on Bridgewater State Hospital
    2. Fernald State School
  6. Update from Workgroups
    1. Workgroup 1:  Letter of Inquiry
    2. Workgroup 2:  Records
    3. Workgroup 3:  Burials
    4. Workgroup 4:  Framework for Recognition
  7. Next steps
  8. Vote to adjourn

Join via Zoom

  1. Click on the following link:
  2. Enter the Webinar ID: 934 8228 3859
  3. Passcode: 390684

Join by phone:

  1. Dial: (646) 931-3860
  2. Enter the Webinar ID: 934 8228 3859

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