FROM PROTEST TO POWER

VIRTUAL FUNDRAISER

PART 2: ELECTEDS ENACTING POLICY

ABOUT THE EVENT

October 21, 2020 | 6:00 – 7:30 PM

The focus of this event will be how elected officials have used policy to codify meaningful change in the fight against institutionalized racism. Our speakers will show us how to use energy from protesting to transform our communities through visionary policies. 

MODERATORS

Samantha Kelly, MWPC PAC Treasurer
Ilana Krill, MWPC PAC Intern
Caitlyn Clarke, MWPC PAC Co-Chair

SCHEDULE

6:00 – 6:05 – Welcome and Introductory Remarks
6:05 – 6:15 – Rachael Rollins Introduction and Presentation
6:15 – 6:25 – Ayesha Wilson Introduction and Presentation
6:25 – 6:35 – Damali Vidot Introduction and Presentation
6:35 – 6:45 – Jo Comerford Introduction and Presentation
6:45 – 6:55 – Moderated Q&A
6:55 – 7:00 – Closing Remarks
7:30 – End Virtual Event

SUGGESTED CONTRIBUTIONS

$5  Student Activist
$25 – Young Professional Activist
$50 – MWPC PAC Supporter
$100 –
MWPC PAC Champion
$500 –
MWPC PAC Platinum Sponsor

SPEAKERS

RACHAEL ROLLINS

Suffolk County District Attorney

Rachel Rollins was born into a large, multi-cultural family, whose parents met shortly after the United States Supreme Court issued its decision in Loving v. Virginia. While in college at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, she was instrumental in helping coordinate lawyers for a Title

AYESHA WILSON

Cambridge School Committee Member

From growing up in the Jefferson Park Public Housing Development in a single-parent household to attending public school in Cambridge, Ayesha Wilson has had a wealth of personal experience with the issues faced in her community.

DAMALI VIDOT

Chelsea City Councilor, At-Large

Damali Vidot has life experience as a disabled working-class Latina from Chelsea and is the proud daughter of a former union maintenance worker. Upon becoming a mother and youth worker, Damali helped co-found The Movement, which is an anti-violence youth basketball league, as a way to

JO COMERFORD

Massachusetts State Senator, Hampshire, Franklin & Worcester District

Jo Comerford graduated from Hunter College School of Social Work in New York and then moved to western Massachusetts in the late 1990s to help lead a crisis intervention outreach team through the Center

WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU THERE!