There’s been a lot of coverage in recent days about the United Nations report about climate change and the head of the UN, António Guterres, called it a “code red for humanity.”
It’s scary stuff, but really we didn’t need a panel of experts to tell us that life on Earth has changed. The wildfires in the American West, the floods this summer in Europe, the defrosting of the pe
The Boston Police Department has been asking all the elected officials, and candidates, to do a “Ride Along” to get a true understanding of what a day in the life of a police officer is like. I am the only one who offered, and followed through!
Last Friday night I showed up at A-1’s Roll Call and headed out for the night in the back of the cruiser. I found the Ride Along eye opening, not just in t
Grand Opening of the new Adams Street Library!
Einstein said it best! The Boston Public Library, established in 1848, was the first free library in the United States. In 1870, the first branch library was built in East Boston and today we have twenty-six branches in every neighborhood across the City of Boston.
This is me in 1980 when I was demonstrating to save our Adams Street Branch Library tha
Thank you to Marcus James from Big City 88.5 FM for a wonderful conversation today about my candidacy for Boston City Council At Large. The importance of education, especially Universal PreK, supporting our neighbors and communities as we climb out of this pandemic, affordable housing, and my plans on helping the crisis on Mass Ave were a few of the topics we talked about today. I look forward to
Thank you to Rich MacKinnon, and the more than 12,000 Professional Fire Fighters of Massachusetts (PFFM), for endorsing my candidacy for City Council At-Large. "As a career educator and growing up in a family of union laborers, you know how vital organized labor is to living wages and improved working conditions for all Bostonians. You recognize and understand that working families need a strong a
Thank you to the Boston Public Health Commission for hosting such an important event. Pastor Keke is a strong ambassador of this work in the Haitian community. We need to model his collaborative approach, and work together to insure that all of our communities get vaccinated. We can do this together!