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In the News | Nov 12, 2020

Campbell says newly announced Boston tourism campaign ‘makes absolutely no sense’

BY DANNY MCDONALD, BOSTON GLOBE – City councilor and mayoral candidate Andrea Campbell is clashing with Mayor Martin J. Walsh over his administration’s new $2 million tourism campaign that is funded with federal COVID-19 relief money, saying the initiative “makes absolutely no sense” when the city is facing more immediate pandemic needs. “There’s a time […]
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In the News | Nov 04, 2020

Concerned over bias, Boston councilors want to probe city’s gang database

BY DANNY MCDONALD, BOSTON GLOBE – Boston city councilors are pushing to examine the city’s gang database over concerns that Black and brown city residents are disproportionately represented in the database. Councilor Andrea Campbell, a consistent proponent of police reform who is running for mayor, said city authorities should be looking at how the database […]
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In the News | Oct 21, 2020

Andrea Campbell pushing for transparency on BPS tech as district switches to remote

BY ALEXI COHAN, BOSTON HERALD – Boston City Councilor Andrea Campbell is pushing for more data on technology distribution for BPS students as classes go fully remote, but the district said more than 40,000 Chromebooks have been handed out. “Today’s announcement that BPS is returning to all-remote learning makes it all the more important that […]
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In the News | Oct 05, 2020

Campbell says Boston is primed for change

BY SARAH BETANCOURT, COMMONWEALTH – For Andrea Campbell, action is what distinguishes her platform and ideas from Mayor Marty Walsh. Campbell, a Black District 4 city councilor, announced her run for the city’s top office on September 24. The 38-year-old Mattapan resident believes that the country and city are “in a unique moment” where people […]
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In the News | Oct 01, 2020

Andrea Campbell Says She Is The One To Lead Boston Through ‘Profound Moment Of Reckoning’

BY ZOE MATHEWS, GBH NEWS – Boston City Councilor Andrea Campbell told Boston Public Radio on Thursday she is best suited mayoral candidate to lead the city through systemic change during a “profound moment of reckoning,” citing the various protests in the city calling for racial justice and police reform this year. “Boston needs leadership that not […]
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