Endorsements


The Yes for a Better Boston campaign endorsing elected officials include:

  • Mayor Martin J. Walsh
  • Council President Michelle Wu
  • Councilor Michael F. Flaherty
  • Councilor Annissa Essaibi George
  • Councilor Ayanna Pressley
  • Councilor Salvatore LaMattina
  • Councilor Frank Baker
  • Councilor Andrea Campbell
  • Councilor Timothy McCarthy
  • Councilor Matt O’Malley
  • Councilor Tito Jackson
  • Councilor Josh Zakim
  • Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins
  • Christopher A. Iannella, Jr., Governor’s Council
  • Senator Will Brownsberger
  • Senator Sonia Chang-Díaz
  • Senator Sal DiDomenico
  • Senator Linda Dorcena Forry
  • Senator Mike Rush
  • Rep. Evandro C. Carvalho
  • Rep. Edward Coppinger
  • Rep. Dan Cullinane
  • Rep. Russell E. Holmes
  • Rep. Kevin Honan
  • Rep. Dan Hunt
  • Rep. Jay Livingstone
  • Rep. Adrian Madaro
  • Rep. Elizabeth A. Malia
  • Rep. Byron Rushing

The Yes for a Better Boston campaign partner organizations include:

  • ABCD
  • Allston Brighton Adult Education Coalition
  • All Dorchester Sports League
  • Alliance for Business Leadership
  • Allston Brighton Community Development Corporation
  • Allston Brighton Health Collaborative
  • American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts
  • Antoinette Variety Store
  • Arboretum Park Conservancy
  • Arborway Coalition
  • AriaJonesMusic Foundation of Youth Performance Arts
  • Arnold Arboretum Committee
  • Arts and Business Council
  • Asian Community Development Corporation
  • Authentic Caribbean Foundation
  • Black Directors Network
  • Blue Smoke Restaurant
  • Boston Alliance for Community Health
  • BostonAPP/Lab
  • Boston Building Resources
  • Boston By Foot
  • Boston Caribbean Carnival Association
  • Boston Center for the Arts
  • Boston Children’s Museum
  • Boston Dance Alliance
  • Boston Foundation
  • Boston Gay Men’s Chorus
  • Boston Harbor Now
  • Boston Homeless Solidarity Committee
  • Boston Metropolitan District Building Trades Council
  • Boston Park Advocates
  • Boston Preservation Alliance
  • Boston Tenant Coalition
  • Bostonian Society
  • Boston Society of Landscape Architects
  • Breckinridge Capital Advisors
  • Brighton-Allston Historical Society
  • Brother’s Deli & Restaurant
  • BuildingBOS
  • Bunker Hill Grocery
  • C & V Automotive
  • Cedar Grove Gardens
  • Charles River Conservancy
  • Charles River Watershed Association
  • Chinese Progressive Association
  • Chris Douglass, Ashmont Grill and Tavolo
  • Citizens Housing & Planning Association
  • City Realty
  • Clean Water Action
  • Coalition for Occupied Homes In Foreclosure
  • Codman Square Neighborhood Council
  • Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corporation
  • Commonwealth Housing Task Force
  • Community Labor United
  • Community Preservation Coalition
  • Conservation Law Foundation
  • Dorchester Bay Economic Development Corporation
  • Dorchester Historical Society
  • Dorchester Park Association
  • Dorchester People for Peace
  • D’Rafa Restaurant
  • Dr. Megan Sandel
  • Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative
  • East Boston Community Development Corporation
  • EcoLogical Solutions, Inc.
  • Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts
  • Emerald Necklace Conservancy
  • Encore Tours
  • Fairmount Indigo CDC Collaborative
  • Environmental League of Massachusetts/ELM Action Fund
  • Fenway Alliance
  • Fenway Community Development Corporation
  • Foodservice East
  • Franklin Park Coalition
  • Franklin Park Tennis Association
  • Freedom Trail Foundation
  • Friends of Eliot Norton Park
  • Friends of Jamaica Pond
  • Friends of the Codman Square Library
  • Friends of the Edward Everett Schoolyard
  • Friends of the Public Garden
  • Garden Club of the Back Bay
  • George Denny, Halpern, Denny & Co
  • Greater Boston Interfaith Organization
  • Greenville Group
  • Hair Spirit Unisex Hair Care
  • Haley House
  • Historic Boston
  • Historic New England
  • Homestart, Inc.
  • Hyde Square Task Force
  • Inquilinos Boricuas en Accion (IBA)
  • Institute for Human Centered Design
  • Jack Connors
  • Jamaica Plain Historical Society
  • Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council
  • Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corporation
  • Jerusalem Discount Furniture
  • Jewish Alliance for Law and Social Action
  • John Fish, Suffolk Construction
  • La Alianza Hispana
  • Lena Park CDC
  • LivableStreets Alliance
  • Local Initiatives Support Corporation
  • Madison Park Development Corporation
  • Mass Audubon/Boston Nature Center
  • Mass Design Group
  • Mass Poetry
  • Mass Senior Action Council
  • Massachusetts Affordable Housing Alliance
  • Massachusetts Alliance of HUD Tenants
  • Massachusetts Association of Community Development Corporations
  • Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless
  • Massachusetts Communities Action Network
  • Massachusetts League of Environmental Voters
  • Massachusetts Rivers Alliance
  • Massachusetts Voter Table
  • MASSCreative
  • Mattapan House Of Pizza
  • Mattapan Square Family Dental
  • Mel King
  • Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership
  • Metropolitan Waterworks Museum
  • Michael Widmer
  • Mission Hill Neighborhood Housing Services
  • Museum of African American History
  • Neighborhood of Affordable Housing
  • Neighborhood Association of the Back Bay
  • Neponset River Watershed Association
  • New England United for Justice
  • Nubian United Benevolent International Association (NUBIA)
  • Nuestra Comunidad Development Corporation
  • Old North Church Foundation/Old North Church
  • Old South Meeting House
  • Painters and Allied Trades District Council 35
  • Paradise Beauty Salon
  • Parents and Community Build Group, Inc.
  • Paul Revere Memorial Association/Paul Revere House
  • POSH Boston
  • Preservation Massachusetts
  • Preservation of Affordable Housing
  • Progressive West Roxbury/Roslindale
  • Project Hope
  • Project RIGHT, Inc.
  • Quincy Geneva Housing Corporation
  • Resource Generation – Boston Chapter
  • Restoration Music Poetry Company
  • Right to the City of Boston
  • Ringer Park Partnership Group
  • Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy
  • Roosevelt Institute Boston
  • Roslyn Management
  • Roxvote Coalition
  • Same Boat Consulting
  • SEIU Local 888
  • Sisters of St. Joseph’s
  • South Boston Neighborhood Development Corporation
  • Southwest Boston Community Development Corporation
  • Sue’s Nails
  • The Community Builders, Inc.
  • The Esplanade Association
  • The Friends of the Boston Park Rangers Mounted Unit
  • The Kuehn Charitable Foundation
  • The Trust for Public Land
  • The Trustees of Reservations
  • Trinity Financial
  • UNITE HERE! Local 26
  • Upham’s Corner Health Center
  • Urban Edge
  • Vargas & Vargas Insurance
  • Viet-AID
  • WalkBoston
  • Ward 21 Democratic Committee
  • Ward 4 Democratic Committee
  • Women’s Institute for Housing and Economic Development
  • Z Nails & Spa
  • Zoo New England/Franklin Park Zoo

The Yes for a Better Boston campaign has been endorsed by the following faith leaders:

  • Reverend June R. Cooper; City Mission
  • The Reverend Rainey G. Dankel; Trinity Church in the City of Boston, Back Bay
  • Shaykh Yasir Fahmy; Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center, Roxbury
  • Reverend Dr. Gregory G. Groover Sr.; Historic Charles Street A.M.E Church, Dorchester
  • Rabbi Jen Gubitz; Temple Israel of Boston, Fenway/Kenmore
  • Reverend Rahsaan Hall; African Methodist Episcopal Church
  • Rabbi Suzie Schwartz Jacobson; Temple Israel of Boston, Fenway/Kenmore
  • The Reverend Edwin D. Johnson; St. Mary’s Episcopal Church of Dorchester
  • Monsignor Frank H. Kelley; Sacred Heart Church of Roslindale
  • Reverend Rob Mark; Church of the Covenant, Back Bay
  • Reverend Michael McGarry, C.S.P.; The Paulist Center, Beacon Hill
  • Reverend John R. Odams; The First Baptist Church of Boston, Back Bay
  • Rabbi Barbara Penzner; Temple Hillel B’nai Torah, West Roxbury
  • Rabbi Victor Reinstein; Nehar Shalom Community Synagogue, Jamaica Plain
  • Reverend Julie Avis Rogers; Church of the Covenant, Back Bay
  • Very Reverend James J. Ronan, VF; Saint Mary – Saint Catherine of Siena Parish, Charlestown
  • Rabbi Matthew Soffer; Temple Israel of Boston, Fenway/Kenmore
  • Reverend Burns Stanfield; Fourth Presbyterian Church, South Boston; President of Greater Boston Interfaith Organization
  • The Reverend Liz Steinhauser; St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, South End
  • The Very Reverend John P. Streit; Cathedral Church of Saint Paul, Downtown
  • Senior Minister Nancy S. Taylor; Old South Church in Boston, Back Bay
  • The Reverend Pamela L. Werntz, Rector; Emmanuel Church in the City of Boston, Back Bay
  • Reverend Gloria Elaine White-Hammond, M.D.; Bethel A.M.E. Church, Jamaica Plain