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Media: Nonprofit: Don’t Name Boston Casino After Steve Wynn

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The Associated Press covered BARCC's call to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission, Gov. Charlie Baker, and other state lawmakers to ensure that Steven Wynn's name isn't displayed on the Boston Harbor casino that's currently being built in Everett. Wynn resigned as CEO of the company after reports of sexual violence that spanned decades were brought to light. 

Excerpt: "A Massachusetts nonprofit that helps sexual assault survivors says the $2.4 billion casino Wynn Resorts is building outside Boston shouldn’t be named after former CEO Steve Wynn. The Boston Area Rape Crisis Center says the state shouldn’t get 'stuck with a monument to a man forced out of his job due to multiple allegations of sexual assault.'"

Read the full story, "Nonprofit: Don't Name Boston Casino After Steve Wynn," online on the CBS Boston, WBZ website

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Taylor Rapalyea
Taylor Rapalyea serves as BARCC's marketing and communications coordinator. She helps implement communications plans, creates content, and provides support for organizational communications, all to further public knowledge of BARCC's mission and services. Taylor brings four years of local news reporting and editing to BARCC, and has worked at Patch News, the Salem News, and the Gloucester Daily Times. She learned video reporting and editing at the Boston Herald, and served as editor of the Simmons Voice while studying journalism and public relations at Simmons College.

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