OCTOBER 7, 2021 ∙ PRESS RELEASE
Boston, MA — Today, The Collective PAC — the nation’s largest political action committee dedicated to increasing Black political engagement, representation and power across all levels of government— endorsed Danielle Allen for Governor of Massachusetts.
The Collective PAC is working to create an America where Black people are equally represented at every level of government. The Collective PAC is strategically focused on creating a truly equitable democracy where our nation’s local, state and federal governments have diverse and talented elected leadership and Black people are fully represented in positions of power to create the policies necessary to progress our communities forward.
“As a nonprofit leader and policy innovator, Danielle Allen has been leading organizations for decades at all scales to tackle the pressing issues affecting our community, from COVID-19 response work leading a multi-disciplinary covid response team that led to the Biden-Harris Pandemic Testing Board to justice reform through shepherding increased investments for incarcerated people during her time with the Mellon Foundation,” said Kevin Olasanoye, Collective PAC’s Political Director. “We’re proud to endorse Danielle Allen in her gubernatorial campaign as her vision of knitting Massachusetts’ communities back together into One Commonwealth will lay a foundation for all to stand on and thrive.”
Gubernatorial candidate Danielle Allen issued the following statement:
“It is an honor to earn the Collective PAC’s endorsement for my candidacy and our campaign’s mission to reimagine the future of Our Commonwealth. The work Collective PAC does on behalf of the Black community to elevate talented leaders across the country is crucial to achieving a truly equitable democracy. We look forward to a fruitful partnership with Collective PAC as our campaign drives transformation.”