Getting back up again

Collage showing town by town results, a person in a Poppy costume friends hired to sing "Get Back Up Again" at the polls, the total results, and some friends standing out. The results of the election weren't what we hoped, but I am proud to have been standing with so many incredibly brave, kind, thoughtful …

We need Medicare for All

Graphic includes text which reads, "Healthcare is a human right. Medicare for All is how we guarantee it." Our healthcare system has been in trouble for a long time. Even before the pandemic, millions of people across the country were uninsured or underinsured, meaning that in spite of paying for insurance, they couldn't see a doctor …

Speaking of art, academia, and environmental activism

Today from 5-7, the DNC Council on the Environment and Climate Crisis is holding a session which will feature, among a number of prominent activists, Coloradoan poet and academic Camille Dungy. It's just so exciting to me to see this council bringing together such diverse voices, from diverse disciplines, to work toward solutions, and I'm …

MWPC Endorsement!

I am so honored to receive the endorsement of the @MWPC and am committed to fighting for my community and for the causes that matter most to women in our Commonwealth. It makes me so proud to have the MWPC by my side. Thank you to the Mass Women's Political Caucus, and President Pam Berman! …

Police Reform: And back to the Senate

The House passed their version (H.4860) of the Senate's police reform bill (S.2820) on Friday. Key reforms include improving accountability by instituting a certification and decertification process and an oversight commission, limiting qualified immunity in cases where an officer is decertified, limiting the use of tear gas, rubber bullets, chokeholds, and facial recognition technology, and …