HCPSS MPIA Request #2021-248

Sanjay Srivastava
Indian Cultural Association of Howard County, Inc.
Requested Information
I request all electronic communications with attachments (including but not limited to emails, social media, texts, phone calls) to/from Razia Kosi, HCPSS Diversity, Equity and Inclusion department between November 1, 2020 and December 31, 2020 with the subject Diwali.

Date Received
Responsive Documents
Responsive to this request, please find attached emails and attachments resulting from a search of the @hcpss system for the mailbox of Ms. Kosi between November 9, 2020, through November 12, 2020, with the keyword “Diwali.” Under MPIA GP § 4-330, we have redacted sociological information where it contains personal phone numbers (also under MPIA GP § 4-331 for personal contact information specifically of public employees), race, and/or has the potential to pose a risk to individual safety or privacy.
Responsive to this request, please find attached a text message to/from Ms. Kosi during the timeframe requested and containing the keyword “Diwali.” Redactions here are for content unrelated to the transaction of HCPSS business such as personal photos from messaging platforms.

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