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We are delighted that Cambridge's own homeland security expert Juliette Kayyem will be our speaker when the CDCC meets online to reorganize and elect officers on April 7th.
While serving in the Obama administration, Juliette played a pivotal role in the successful handling of the H1N1 pandemic of 2009–2010. No one is more qualified to speak to us about the current pandemic, its impact on political institutions, and the road ahead.
Juliette was President Obama's Assistant Secretary for Intergovernmental Affairs at the Department of Homeland Security, following her tenure as Governor Deval Patrick's homeland security advisor. Currently she is the Senior Belfer Lecturer in International Security at the Kennedy School, where she is faculty chair of the Homeland Security and Security and Global Health Projects, a regular on-air national security analyst for CNN, a weekly featured analyst on Boston Public Radio, the CEO of Grip Mobility, and much much more.
The meeting will be a Zoom videoconference that you can attend with your computer, tablet, smartphone, or even by calling in on your landline telephone if you're feeling old-school. Click on the button above to register.
If you don't want to participate in the meeting but want to watch the proceedings, the whole thing will be live-streamed on Facebook, on Instagram, and on our new YouTube channel. We will try to monitor comments on those sites, but no promises…
This is our annual reorganization meeting, and we'll hold officer elections for the positions of Chair, Vice-Chair, Secretary, Treasurer, and Affirmative Action & Outreach Advisor. Not only are CDCC members eligible to vote in these elections, but we encourage all interested members to run for an officer position! After the elections are concluded, Juliette Kayyem will speak to us and take questions starting at 8:00pm.
When and Where:
Tuesday April 7th at 7:00pm
(wards may meet virtually at 6:30 — or even earlier, check with your ward chair)
Location is wherever you happen to be!
I. Approve minutes of previous meeting
II. Officer reports
III. Election rules and procedures
IV. CDCC Reorganization: Officer elections
V. Juliette Kayyem speaks at 8:00pm