Vote Boston City Councilor Lydia Edwards for Senate in the upcoming election!
Councilor Lydia Edwards is a career advocate, an ally of labor, an East Boston native, and a voice on behalf of Massachusetts’ most vulnerable populations.
As city councilor, Edwards has led efforts to:
- protect Boston affordable housing
- rebuild public housing
- address traffic congestion
- expand water transportation
- ensure community voice in major energy projects
Edwards has stood with workers in the hospitality and restaurant industries, service workers at Logan Airport, au pairs, student workers in Boston’s higher education system, teachers, Brazilian immigrant workers, and domestic workers. Her advocacy for restaurant workers led to the creation of the Restaurant Revitalization Fund to improve conditions for restaurants and workers.
At Suffolk Downs, Edwards stood by labor to win a Project Labor Agreement at the largest private development project in Boston’s history. She helped to create good union jobs for a whole generation of workers and fought against worker discrimination every step of the way.
Edwards has spent her career proving herself as a trailblazer for economic democracy who is passionate about workers’ rights and Massachusetts’ vulnerable populations. We hope you join us in voting for Lydia Edwards on December 14, 2021!
For more information, visit https://www.lydiaedwards.org/.