WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, The Collective PAC — the nation’s largest political action committee dedicated to increasing Black political engagement, representation, and power across all levels of government — congratulates Lydia Edwards on her Massachusetts State Senate victory.
Massachusetts State Senator-Elect Lydia Edwards has dedicated her career to advocating and being a voice for the underrepresented in her community. Now newly elected, she can continue to promote equity and inclusiveness across Boston’s commonwealth by expanding worker’s rights, stimulating economic growth and focusing on the housing crisis. Senator-Elect Edwards is a graduate of Fordham University, American University Washington College of Law and Boston University School of Law. Before serving on the Boston City Council, Senator-Elect Edwards worked as a public interest attorney for the Greater Boston Legal Services, specializing in labor issues; she coordinated a statewide campaign for the Domestic Workers Bill of Rights.
Founders of The Collective PAC, Quentin James and Stefanie Brown James, released the following statement:
“The Collective PAC is excited to congratulate Massachusetts State Senator-Elect Lydia Edwards on her election night victory. Senator-Elect Edwards understands that with each political position she has successfully won, the community remains at the forefront of her decision making process. She plans to lead with integrity, innovation, and create a more accessible and thriving city. The Collective PAC is proud of Senator-Elect Edwards’ years of service and we are excited to see the progress she will continue to make to progress the community forward.”
ABOUT THE COLLECTIVE PAC
The Collective PAC is working to create an America where Black people are equally represented at every level of government. The Collective PAC is strategically focused on creating a truly equitable democracy where our nation’s local, state and federal governments have diverse and talented elected leadership and Black people are fully represented in positions of power to create the policies necessary to progress our communities forward.
Over the past five years, The Collective PAC has endorsed and helped 300 Black candidates across the United States win their elections.