Melrose Mayor Creates Anti-Racism Force and School Committee Votes to Rename Columbus Day

Thanks to pressure from a citywide antiracism group cofounded by Alastair Moock, Melrose Mayor Paul Brodeur has created a task force to work on issues of diversity, equity and inclusion in the city; read more or submit an application to join here. In addition, the school committee and the mayor recently voted to replace “Columbus Day” with Indigenous People’s Day. Read more about that effort here.