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In the News | Dec 02, 2020

Former Suffolk County sheriff Andrea Cabral endorses Andrea Campbell for mayor

BY ADRIAN WALKER, BOSTON GLOBE – Andrea Cabral was the Suffolk County sheriff when she got an urgent call one day from the twin sister of a desperately ill inmate. The woman, whom Cabral didn’t know, explained that she hadn’t been able to see her brother, who was being held at the Lemuel Shattuck Hospital […]
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In the News | Nov 16, 2020

Will Boston’s Next Mayor Be a Woman of Color?

BY DAVID BERNSTEIN, BOSTON MAGAZINE – A Black woman in a brightly colored floral-pattern dress stands on a front stoop and looks you right in the eyes through the camera. “Who’s with me?” she asks. A quick camera shift provides an answer: Ama Edzie, a Black fitness instructor from Jamaica Plain. Another face replaces her, […]
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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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