My letter to the Revere City Council and School Committee concerning education budgets

To the Mayor; to Ward 6 Councilor, Mr. Serino; to the Councilors-at-Large, and to the School Committee: I am writing in support of a motion pending before the City Council to reinstate Whelan School educators Heather Kantrowitz, Katie Cochrane, and Victoria DeVincent, who were recently non-renewed. All three held vital positions which will surely beContinue reading “My letter to the Revere City Council and School Committee concerning education budgets”

Fighting For Workers’ Rights: My Agenda For Labor

In an election year, everyone claims to support working people. The way we can truly show we care about workers is by supporting ambitious policy that defends collective bargaining rights, ensures workplace safety, and fights for fair wages and better opportunities for working families. I’m proud to introduce my campaign’s agenda to fight for workingContinue reading “Fighting For Workers’ Rights: My Agenda For Labor”

Revisiting the agenda for Clean Air, Clean Water, and a Healthier Massachusetts

*Repost: Harvard’s School of Public Health recently published a study proving what those of us living in Revere, Chelsea and Saugus already know – that even small increases in air pollution lead to dramatically higher risks from COVID-19. This is part of why working-class neighborhoods like ours are the hardest hit.  Even before this pandemic,Continue reading “Revisiting the agenda for Clean Air, Clean Water, and a Healthier Massachusetts”

Iron Workers Local 7 Endorse Joe Gravellese for State Representative

Iron Workers Local 7 has endorsed Joe Gravellese in the race for State Representative in the 16th Suffolk District (Revere, Chelsea, Saugus). Local 7 represents over 3,500 workers in New England. “I’ve had great conversations with the people at Local 7 and truly appreciate their advocacy on the issues we care about – strengthening theContinue reading “Iron Workers Local 7 Endorse Joe Gravellese for State Representative”

Let’s put a halt to teacher layoffs & support Revere educators

Last week, I was proud to sign on to a petition in support of Whelan School teachers, particularly those who may have been targeted due to standing up for their collective bargaining rights. I also stand with other Revere educators who may be facing layoffs in the coming months due to the budget crisis, andContinue reading “Let’s put a halt to teacher layoffs & support Revere educators”

Massachusetts Teachers Association Endorses Joe Gravellese for State Representative

 Breaking news: The Massachusetts Teachers Association has endorsed our campaign! Together with the 110,000 members of the MTA we will fight on Beacon Hill for universal pre-K, so that all kids show up at kindergarten with an opportunity to succeed. We’ll work to make sure public education is well-rounded and dynamic, and not just focused onContinue reading “Massachusetts Teachers Association Endorses Joe Gravellese for State Representative”

Boston Teachers Union Local 66 Endorses Joe Gravellese for State Representative

The Boston Teachers Union Local 66 has endorsed Joe Gravellese for State Representative in the 16th Suffolk District (Revere, Chelsea, Saugus). Gravellese is a candidate in the Democratic primary election on September 1. The BTU represents over 10,000 teachers, school nurses, guidance counselors, and other public education professionals.  “The Boston Teachers Union is proud toContinue reading “Boston Teachers Union Local 66 Endorses Joe Gravellese for State Representative”

Sunrise Movement Boston Chapter Endorses Joe Gravellese for State Representative

Joe Gravellese’s campaign for State Representative was endorsed this week by the Boston chapter of the Sunrise Movement, a youth-led organization that seeks to protect the environment, create new jobs, and address the climate crisis, in order to invest in the next generation. Gravellese is running in the Democratic primary on September 1 in the 16thContinue reading “Sunrise Movement Boston Chapter Endorses Joe Gravellese for State Representative”

Investing in education and opportunity for all students

Ask yourself if this makes sense: Every year, teachers spend an average of $600 out of their own pockets to buy school supplies. Districts across the state are considering laying off teachers. Even before this crisis, many schools didn’t have enough money to make sure every kid had access to a school counselor; to artContinue reading “Investing in education and opportunity for all students”

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