4th Annual Rally to End Period Poverty
On October 5th, we were joined by over 75 activists from all over Massachusetts for the 4th Annual Rally to End Period Poverty!
Activists spoke truth to power about their experiences with period poverty and why legislators need to ACT NOW to pass the I AM Bill. The lineup included:
Senator Julian Cyr, Senate Chair of the Public Health Committee
Senator Patricia D. Jehlen, Lead Sponsor of the I AM Bill
Representative Sam Montaño
Alison LeBlanc, Executive Director of the Child Health Equity Center
Leslie Credle, Founder of Justice for Housing
Bria Gadsden, Menstrual Equity Advocate
Akila Senthilkumar, High School student from Easton
Nesreen Ourdyl, Center for Supporting Immigrant Organizing
Carina Lopez, Interim Executive Director of the Mayor’s Office of Women’s Advancement
Dr. Aaron Kala, Adolescent Medicine Fellow at Boston Children’s Hospital
Check out the pictures from the rally and the youtube video with a roundup of some speaker highlights.