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Ayanna Pressley gives the Jump into Peace Spirit Awards to Cathedral High School's girls' basketball team, the Boston Slammers baseball team, Rope Burners double Dutch team and 4Star Dance Studio. / Photo by Maggie Dolan
Ayanna Pressley gives the Jump into Peace Spirit Awards to Cathedral High School's girls' basketball team, the Boston Slammers baseball team, Rope Burners double Dutch team and 4Star Dance Studio. / Photo by Maggie Dolan

Community jumps into peace in Roxbury

Ayanna Pressley, councilor at-large, hosted the 4th Annual Jump Into Peace Double Dutch Community Celebration at Malcolm X Park to remember community members lost to violence and to encourage peace in the neighborhood.

by × September 13, 2017 × 0 comments

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City councilors and residents debated a proposal to allow all citizens to freely being petitions to City Council. / Photo courtesy Creative Commons.
City councilors and residents debated a proposal to allow all citizens to freely being petitions to City Council. / Photo courtesy Creative Commons

City Council debates proposal for free public petitions

Boston city councilors proposed a non-discriminatory ordinance that would encourage people of all ages, voter abilities and citizenship statuses to bring petitions to the City Council.

by × April 19, 2017 × 3 comments

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City moves forward with cultural district proposal

City moves forward with cultural district proposal

Roxbury residents made one of the final steps in the creation of a state cultural district by holding a hearing and community discussion on the topic.

by × November 3, 2016 × 2 comments

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City ponders marijuana regulations

City ponders marijuana regulations

City Councilors Ayanna Pressley and Frank Baker (D-3) led a public discussion at City Hall Monday night about strategies to promote equity in recreational marijuana licensing in case Massachussetts votes yes on Question 4.

by × October 27, 2016 × 1 comment

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City Councilor pushes for fairness in potential marijuana licensing

City Councilor pushes for fairness in potential marijuana licensing

Councilor Ayanna Pressley urged city councilors to hold a hearing discussing the fair distribution of marijuana licenses, should Massachusetts residents vote to legalize recreational use of the drug, at last week’s city council meeting.

by × September 21, 2016 × 41 comments

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Sen. Warren rallies with union janitors for wage increases, benefits

Sen. Warren rallies with union janitors for wage increases, benefits

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren joined a rally of thousands of union janitors, food workers, security guards and others in the Boston Common early Saturday afternoon to advocate for a new contract with higher wages and expanded benefits for city workers.

by × September 15, 2016 × 38 comments

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Challengers oust seasoned city councillors

Challengers oust seasoned city councillors

New blood is coming to the Boston City Council following Tuesday’s municipal elections.

by × November 5, 2015 × 4 comments