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The gift mothers truly deserve
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The gift mothers truly deserve
Our nation sets aside the second Sunday in May to honor the mothers of America. Like so many others, I spent this past Sunday reflecting on the love and sacrifices of the women who do so much to hold our families together, to care for and nurture us.
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Local clergy, political leaders step up calls for Gaza ceasefire
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Local clergy, political leaders step up calls for Gaza ceasefire
Faith leaders from across Greater Boston sang and prayed for peace in Copley Square recently, joining a chorus of religious leaders nationwide who have been pushing for an end to the bombings in Gaza that have cost thousands of innocent lives.
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RCC, Northeastern partner to guide students toward master’s degrees
When Earlene Avalón, a professor at Northeastern University, attended college as a first-generation student, she felt overwhelmed with the financial challenges of higher education, including affording textbooks and transportation.
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Officials mark 3rd phase of Flat 9 at Whittier project
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Officials mark 3rd phase of Flat 9 at Whittier project
Community members and officials on April 13 celebrated major milestones in the redevelopment of the Flat 9 at Whittier complex. Members of local, state and federal government, joined by members of the development team and community residents, marked the completion of the second phase of the redevelopment as well as the groundbreaking of its third and final phase.
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Pressley channels aid to African immigrants
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Pressley channels aid to African immigrants
U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley and local community leaders last week celebrated new federal funding Pressley obtained for local nonprofit African Community Economic Development of New England (ACEDONE).
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Pressley meets with constituents in Roxbury
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Pressley meets with constituents in Roxbury
Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley responded to constituent questions and concerns about student debt relief, Black maternal health, reparations and climate change at a Boston event on Oct. 19.
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Pressley savors success in student loan cut
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Pressley savors success in student loan cut
Last week, President Joe Biden announced an executive order to cancel student debt up to $10,000 for millions of borrowers earning less than $125,000 annually, and up to $20,000 for recipients of need-based federal Pell Grants.
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Pressley: no military weapons for police
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Pressley: no military weapons for police
Last week several progressive lawmakers, led in part by Massachusetts Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley, urged the federal government to end the transfer of military weapons to local law enforcement through administrative action.
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Pressley hosts meeting on hunger
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Pressley hosts meeting on hunger
At some point in August 2020 while the COVID-19 pandemic was raging, Denise Lauers exhausted her savings and began looking for help feeding herself and her two sons.
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Pelosi discusses children’s mental health
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Pelosi discusses children’s mental health
Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi and members of the Massachusetts Congressional delegation, including Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley, met with staff from the Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) Saturday to discuss behavioral health care and hospital staffing, in an event billed as a roundtable about the impact of the American Rescue Plan (ARP) on health care.
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Pressley seeks reforms to clemency process
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Pressley seeks reforms to clemency process
Massachusetts Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley introduced legislation in the House of Representatives Dec. 9 that would restructure the United States clemency system to allow more individuals in prison to be pardoned or have their sentences commuted.
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Elected officials call for federal housing relief
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Elected officials call for federal housing relief
Massachusetts elected officials gathered Wednesday to advocate for the inclusion of funds for housing-related provisions in the Biden administration’s Build Back Better reconciliation bill.
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