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14 Aug 2018
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Latinxs for Nika

Progressives recognize that combating social inequality requires public policies explicitly addressing institutionalized racism. We are Latinxs with many combined years of activism in affordable housing, education, immigration, environmentalism, health care, and racial justice. Proud of our Black and Indigenous roots, we work to fight racism, homophobia, and other ills in our own culture and to amplify the voices of marginalized people—including women of color, who have proven to be our country’s most progressive voters. It’s imperative that we support candidates who won’t compromise on the moral principles grounding our activism and platform, including: Criminal justice reform: JP’s current State Rep….

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28 Jul 2018
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Nika Elugardo vs. Jeffrey Sanchez in 3 Minutes

This video shows every position where the two candidates disagreed during a July 9, 2018 debate hosted by JP Progressives, Our Revolution Boston, Amplify Latinx, and Boston NAACP. 

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27 Jul 2018
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The JP Progressives Forum

The JP Progressives Forum, held on July 9, 2018, was a conversation with Representative Jeffrey Sanchez and Nika Elugardo, candidates for Suffolk County’s 15th House District.

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26 Jul 2018
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Candidate for State Rep. Nika Elugardo supports #SafeCommunityAct

Nika speaking in support of Massachusetts Safe Communities Act at Progressive4MA Safe Community Act Vigil/Party. Watch the video!

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Nika in front of House Ways and Means
19 Jul 2018
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Statement on Exclusion of Safe Communities Protections

To say I’m disappointed is an understatement. For six years, voters have been advocating for fair immigration protections here in Massachusetts. Representative Sánchez has had a mixed record over that time, and today he failed to stand up for Safe Communities. Thousands of us went to the streets, City Hall, and the State House to protest—I was there. I am devastated that our representative, even after that, won’t stand with us to protect residents and families. We refuse to have our taxpayer dollars used to terrorize our communities. Rep. Sánchez consistently chooses to stand with the Speaker and his interests…

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16 Jul 2018
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Dear Neighbor, My Name is Nika Elugardo.

I’m a progressive Democrat running for State Representative against Jeffrey Sánchez in the upcoming Democratic primary. I’m reaching out today to introduce myself, to let you know what I stand for and why, to begin a conversation about what’s at stake in this election, and why I decided to run.

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12 Jul 2018
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Massachusetts Women’s Political Caucus Endorses First-Time Candidates Across Massachusetts

The Massachusetts Women’s Political Caucus Political Action Committee announced its final round of endorsements for women seeking political office across MA.

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04 Jul 2018
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JP Porchfest is July 7th: Get Ready for 170 Performances on 90 Porches!

The 5th Annual Jamaica Plain Porchfest this Saturday will be bigger than the previous four as it will include music, theater, dance, spoken word, storytelling, comedy, circus arts and a politicians’ porch.

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Burgers on a grill
20 Jun 2018
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Volunteer Appreciation Cookout

Thanks for all you do! We’ve been putting in a lot of work, and there’s still plenty of work to come! But it’s also important to celebrate everything we’ve accomplished already.

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18 Jun 2018
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Help TeamNika Do Outreach

Help spread the word about Nika’s campaign and speak to fellow voters! Click to find phone banking and canvassing opportunities.

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