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JANUARY 11, 2022 ∙ TESTIMONY

Danielle Allen Submits Testimony On Tenant Protections, Listens to Housing Advocates’ Calls to Tackle Housing CrisisEmpty heading

Danielle Allen submitted the following testimony to the State Legislature’s Joint Committee on Housing, as part of the Committee’s hearing on new legislation to address the housing crisis . . .

JANUARY 10, 2022 ∙ PRESS RELEASE

Danielle Allen Urges New Action On Ongoing Covid-19 Surge, Calls on Baker Administration To Take Proactive Approach to Protect CommunitiesEmpty heading

Danielle Allen called for new action amid the ongoing COVID-19 surge, filling a leadership vacuum that has left Massachusetts families to navigate the rapid spread of Omicron on their own. . . .

JANUARY 6, 2022 ∙ STATEMENT

Danielle Allen’s Statement on the Anniversary of the January 6 Insurrection
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Gubernatorial candidate Danielle Allen issued the following statement on the one-year anniversary of the insurrection in our nation’s Capitol:

“Many of us remember exactly where we were and what we were doing when we first heard the news of the insurrection, one year ago today…

JANUARY 5, 2022 ∙ PRESS RELEASE

Danielle Allen Unveils Transformative Agenda To Strengthen Democracy

Danielle Allen unveiled her comprehensive agenda to strengthen our democracy — building a stronger foundation to tackle our biggest challenges collectively. The ambitious new agenda aims to push for full inclusion and participation for every eligible Massachusetts voter . . . .

DECEMBER 29, 2021 ∙ PRESS RELEASE

With Key Fundraising, Organizing Progress, Allen Campaign Is On Strong Footing for 2022

Just seven months into her historic campaign to become Massachusetts’ first woman governor and the first Black woman governor in U.S. history, nonprofit leader Danielle Allen has notched key successes heading into election year — thanks to her fundraising dominance and statewide grassroots organizing momentum. 

DECEMBER 28, 2021 ∙ PRESS RELEASE

DANIELLE ALLEN THANKS BEN DOWNING FOR PROGRESSIVE LEADERSHIP

Gubernatorial candidate Danielle Allen issued the following statement on State Sen. Ben Downing’s departure from the gubernatorial race: “Good politics starts from a good heart. Ben Downing has embodied that truth . . .”

DECEMBER 22, 2021 ∙ PRESS RELEASE

Allen For MA Names Campaign Manager, Hires Top Talent To Build On Momentum In 2022

Building on key momentum, including breaking recent MA Democratic records at this stage in the campaign by hitting the $1 million fundraising mark, gubernatorial candidate Danielle Allen today welcomed top talent to lead her campaign into 2022. Seasoned campaign manager and community organizer Brittany Buford joins Allen for MA as Campaign Manager — putting the campaign on even stronger footing at the start of the election year.

DECEMBER 20, 2021 ∙ PRESS RELEASE

Danielle Allen Unveils Ambitious Climate Agenda to Achieve 100% Renewable Energy by 2040, Create Green Jobs, and Prioritize Climate Justice

Gubernatorial candidate Danielle Allen today unveiled her Climate Agenda – an ambitious strategy to respond to the climate crisis with the urgency it demands, ensure climate justice, particularly for communities of color, and create green jobs across the Commonwealth.

DECEMBER 17, 2021 ∙ PRESS RELEASE

Gubernatorial Candidate Danielle Allen Raises over $1M, Surpassing Historic Democratic Fundraising Totals for this Stage of the Campaign

 Today, Danielle Allen for MA announced that the campaign has raised over $1 million to power its push for a green and healthy next-generation democracy in Massachusetts. With over 2000 donors contributing, this brings Allen’s total raised to $1,026,055 with $374,897 in cash on hand.

DECEMBER 13, 2021 ∙ PRESS RELEASE

Gubernatorial Candidate Danielle Allen Releases New Book, “Democracy in the Time of Coronavirus,” Debuting at #1 in Health Policy New Releases

Danielle Allen today released her education agenda, laying a pathway to a K-12 and higher education system that delivers for all. Danielle Allen, leading political thinker and gubernatorial candidate, released a new book today titled “Democracy in the Time of Coronavirus,” which quickly became the number one new release in health policy on Amazon. . . .

DECEMBER 12, 2021 ∙ PRESS RELEASE

Danielle Allen Lays Out Roadmap for Excellence and Equity in Education in Newly Released Education Agenda

Danielle Allen today released her education agenda, laying a pathway to a K-12 and higher education system that delivers for all . . . .

NOVEMBER 29, 2021 ∙ PRESS RELEASE

Danielle Allen Calls for Greater Focus on Good Jobs for Workers Across the Commonwealth in Newly Unveiled Good Jobs Agenda

Danielle Allen today released her education agenda, laying a pathway to a K-12 and higher education system that delivers for allDanielle Allen today released an agenda to put good jobs and expanded pathways to them at the center of the Commonwealth’s economic policy. . . .

NOVEMBER 11, 2021 ∙ PRESS RELEASE

higher heights for america pac endorses danielle allen

The only PAC exclusively dedicated to electing progressive Black women at the federal and statewide level — officially endorsed Danielle Allen for Governor of Massachusetts . . . .

NOVEMBER 9, 2021 ∙ PRESS RELEASE

Danielle Allen  Meets with Community Leaders at Historic Cambridge Community Center

Nonprofit leader and gubernatorial candidate Danielle Allen visited the Cambridge Community Center, where she packed boxes for pickup and distributed diapers to families in need today. . . . 

OCTOBER 7, 2021 ∙ PRESS RELEASE

The collective pac endorses danielle allen

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. . . .

OCTOBER 4, 2021 ∙ PRESS RELEASE

Danielle Allen calls for Improvements to the Test and Stay Program

With public schools across Massachusetts back in school and significant delays in the implementation of school-based testing programs for many schools, gubernatorial candidate Danielle Allen is calling on Governor Charlie Baker and the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) to improve implementation of the test-and-stay program . . .

OCTOBER 6, 2021 ∙ PRESS RELEASE

Danielle Allen Unveils Housing Agenda

Danielle Allen today announced a Housing Agenda to expand access to housing across the Commonwealth. Allen called for an approach to housing that prioritizes affordable housing, support for tenants’ rights, support for first-time homeowners, ending housing insecurity and the creation of a culture of beauty and sustainability in density. . . .

OCTOBER 5, 2021 ∙ PRESS RELEASE

Danielle Allen Raises Over $100K in Fundraising for Second Consecutive Month, Brings in $267,141 in Q3

“As a nonprofit leader, Danielle has been raising and managing multimillion dollar budgets for years,” said Stephanie Garvey, Allen’s finance director.“Danielle understands that organizational strength depends on fiscal strength and treats that as a top priority. . . .

OCTOBER 4, 2021 ∙ PRESS RELEASE

Danielle Allen calls for Improvements to the Test and Stay Program 

Danielle Allen is calling on Governor Charlie Baker and the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) to improve implementation of the test-and-stay program by securing at-home antigen tests for use by those students who are required to complete five days of testing in place of quarantine after exposure.  . . .

SEPTEMBER 26, 2021 ∙ PRESS RELEASE

Over 50 Active Massachusetts Democrats Endorse Danielle Allen Ahead of Party Convention

As Democrats from across the Commonwealth prepare to gather virtually for the 2021 MassDems Platform Convention, Danielle Allen’s campaign is unveiling a list of key Massachusetts Democrat endorsers in support of her gubernatorial bid.  . . .

SEPTEMBER 10, 2021 ∙ BOSTON.COM

Mass. Governor Candidate Danielle Allen calls for COVID vaccine mandate for kids 12 and up 

“It is now time for the Commonwealth to incorporate COVID vaccination requirements for students into our existing state laws for school vaccination.” . . .

SEPTEMBER 6, 2021 ∙ NBC BOSTON

Mass. Governor’s Race: Harvard Prof. Allen Outraised Rivals in August

The totals put both Democrats behind the pace set by Harvard professor Danielle Allen, who previously announced she had raised over $100,000 for the month. . . .

JUNE 16, 2021 ∙ BECAUSE OF THEM WE CAN

Harvard Professor Danielle Allen announces historic run for governor 

“Imagine one commonwealth where those who are in power recognize their responsibility for the greater good, and for those who feel powerless are reconnected to their own agency for communal action. That’s what democracy is about,” Allen said during her campaign speech.  . . .