January 11, 2022 STATE REPRESENTATIVE NIKA ELUGARDO ANNOUNCES CAMPAIGN TEAM FOR STATE SENATE RUN At a meeting of campaign advisors, Nika Elugardo shared how her
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Nika Elugardo represents the 15th Suffolk District, which includes Metro Boston communities of Brookline, Jamaica Plain, Mission Hill, and Roslindale. As a State Rep she continues her mission to expand the power and voice of people historically marginalized from incarcerated activists, to public housing residents, to immigrant and BIPOC leaders.
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On Saturday, February 26, Team Nika hosted a virtual Black History Month event to honor Black and Afro-Latinx heroes in the community and district. Martha Vedrine kicked us off by singing the black national anthem, Lift Every Voice and Sing. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HWU-0IUvrRg Xyra Mercer, a local high school student, spoke about her activism and
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Dear Team Nika, The antiquated ban on rent control literally reads “This policy is based on the belief that the public is best served by free market rental rates.” If this was ever true it certainly isn’t now when Massachusetts hosts some of the most severely housing cost-burdened cities in the nation. The local options