Ayanna Pressley

Ayanna Pressley

Massachusetts District 07






Ayanna Pressley has a proven, consistent and effective record of making tangible gains for communities in need.

Ayanna Pressley is an advocate, policymaker, activist and survivor.  In 2009, she was the first woman of color elected to the Boston City Council in its 100 year history.  Ayanna’s commitment to women, their families and communities was immediately apparent when she established the Committee on Healthy Women, Families and Communities at the council.  The committee addresses stabilizing families and communities, reducing and preventing violence and trauma, combating poverty and addressing issues that disproportionately impact women and girls.  Ayanna is intentional about engaging community voices in leading and informing policy by making sure they have a seat at the table-- a practice she intents to take with her to Washington.

Ayanna will bring new strategies to address systemic issues such as institutionalized racism, income inequality and an unjust criminal-justice system that plagues Massachusetts’ 7th Congressional District and the nation. The skills and approach she honed on the Boston City Council enable her to be a consistent advocate in Washington for those who are in most need, no matter the shifting political winds.

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