Today at 3pm, Boston City Council’s Committee on Government Operations will discuss a proposed ordinance to ban face surveillance in Boston. The hearing will be by Zoom meeting and the public may watch this meeting via live stream at boston.gov/city-council-tv.
It is too late to address the committee, but you can still provide written testimony. Details below. The ACLU put together a toolkit for activists that includes model testimony. There are also public education resources available at https://aclum.org/presspause.
Please attend the hearing and help out in the following ways:
- Sign and share the ACLU’s petition in support of the campaign: https://action.aclu.org/petition/ban-face-surveillance-boston;
- Encouraging your friends and family in Boston to provide testimony in support of this ordinance;
- If you live in Boston, contact your city councilor and tell them to support this ordinance. You can find a list and email them at https://www.boston.gov/departments/city-council. The ACLU has a toolkit for activists that includes contact information for the city councilors.
Written comments may be sent to the Committee or staff email (below) and will be made a part of the record and available to all Councilors.
Fax Number: 617-635-4203 Attn: Christine O’Donnell, Docket #0683
Mail Address: Docket #0683, City Council, City Hall, 5th Floor, Boston MA 02201