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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.




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