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Press Releases | Sep 24, 2020

City Councilor Andrea Joy Campbell Launches Campaign for Mayor of Boston

Campbell Releases Video, Will Kickoff Campaign With Speech in Front of Childhood Home in Roxbury at 11AM BOSTON — Today, Boston City Councilor Andrea Joy Campbell announced her candidacy for Mayor of Boston. A native Bostonian, Campbell is running to bring the city together to break cycles of inequity and injustice, and to give every […]
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In the News | Sep 09, 2020

The Political Is Personal: Andrea Campbell’s Story of Change, Grief, and Hope

Andrea Campbell ’04 had been thinking about the words for a long time, but in the end, they just spilled out. On May 25, George Floyd was killed by police in Minneapolis, and on June 3, the Boston City Council met for the first time in two weeks, all 13 members — including Campbell — […]
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Written by Andrea | Jun 04, 2020

We Can’t Make Sweeping Structural Change If Our Leaders Don’t Understand Racial Equity

As this country responds to the painful and traumatic murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and the devastating effects of COVID-19 on communities of color, I have intentionally forced myself to feel every emotion that surfaces — including anger, frustration and at times debilitating sadness. Far too often we, as Black women, are […]
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Written by Andrea | Apr 28, 2020

How to close Boston’s achievement gap during the coronavirus pandemic

Last week, Governor Charlie Baker made official what many have long suspected: Students will not be returning to school in person for the remainder of this year. Educational success during the coronavirus pandemic requires many factors to work in synchronicity: reliable Internet access, a working computer, regular and predictable access to teachers and support staff, […]
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Written by Andrea | Apr 24, 2020

What The Pandemic Is Doing To My Boston Neighborhood

The coronavirus pandemic is disrupting the lives of Americans of every age, race, gender and income. It is taking a toll on our physical, mental and financial health. But it’s not hurting all of us equally. New data has shown us that here in Boston, COVID-19 is infecting black residents at a significantly higher rate. […]
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