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Pressley secures tuition funding
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Pressley secures tuition funding
U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley secured $1 million in federal funds to augment the city’s program offering free tuition at community colleges.
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Pressley, Mejia discuss mental health with students
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Pressley, Mejia discuss mental health with students
ongresswoman Ayanna Pressley joined at-large City Councilor Julia Mejia and students from the Boston Student Advisory Council (BSAC) in a virtual town hall on Tuesday to discuss the COVID-19 response, the youth mental health crisis and how policymakers can support students and their families.
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Pressley, legislators call for state bank
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Pressley, legislators call for state bank
With Massachusetts residents continuing to struggle in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, advocates and lawmakers have taken the opportunity to promote an out-of-the-box solution — putting banking power, primarily lending capabilities, in the hands of the state.
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‘The whole truth is Dr. King was a proud and unapologetic Black man’
We know Dr. King as a spiritual and moral leader, scholar and thought leader and early architect of the Civil Rights Movement, yet too often, and especially in January, his legacy is reduced to that of a peaceful protester with a dream.
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Pressley adds to Wu’s endorsement haul
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Pressley adds to Wu’s endorsement haul
Last Friday, news that U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley would endorse Michelle Wu underscored growing support for the at-large councilor’s bid for the mayor’s seat.
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Palestinian activists pressure Massachusetts delegation
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Palestinian activists pressure Massachusetts delegation
After a summer marked by land expropriation in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood of Jerusalem, the bombardment of Gaza, shootings and detention of Palestinian children and growing international outrage at the occupation of Palestinian land, a group of local Palestinian activists is calling on the Massachusetts congressional delegation to take a hard stand against Israel.
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Pols back hotel workers during Labor Day action
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Pols back hotel workers during Labor Day action
Labor groups and elected officials gathered Monday at a Labor Day rally outside the Marriott Copley Hotel to protest actions taken against its staff.
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Pressley opens Hyde Park district office
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Pressley opens Hyde Park district office
Before U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley arrived in her Hyde Park district office to celebrate its opening, the River Street storefront was packed with activists from across her district — a ward committee chair from Roxbury, a Chelsea School Committee member, anti-gun-violence activists from Randolph and City Council candidates from Boston.
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Pressley calls for death penalty moratorium
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Pressley calls for death penalty moratorium
Four U.S. House democrats, including Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley from Massachusetts’ 7th Congressional District, sent a letter Monday to Attorney General Merrick Garland supporting a moratorium on federal executions.
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Roxbury Unity Parade celebrates local luminaries
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Roxbury Unity Parade celebrates local luminaries
A break in the rain Sunday provided an ideal opportunity for scores of celebrants to march in the Roxbury Unity Parade, an event meant to highlight the residents of the neighborhood.
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Redistricting committee looks at 7th District
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Redistricting committee looks at 7th District
The U.S. Census is still weeks away from releasing data on population changes, but Massachusetts elected officials and political activists are already knee-deep in the redistricting process as the Legislature prepares to redraw political boundaries to respond to shifts in the state population.
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Advocates back anti-voter suppression bill
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Advocates back anti-voter suppression bill
Hundreds of ralliers gathered on Boston Common Saturday afternoon in support of the For the People Act, which would counter voter suppression and gerrymandering and limit money’s influence in politics.
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