350 Mass Action Endorses Michelle Wu For Mayor of Boston
Released on: June 30, 2021
Boston, MA — 350 Mass Action today announced their endorsement of Michelle Wu for Mayor of Boston, citing her bold vision for the City of Boston and track record of environmental justice leadership. 350 Mass Action said that Wu is the candidate who will advance bold programs that will build healthy, connected communities and a truly climate resilient Boston. Wu has proposed the first-ever City Green New Deal, a bold vision to match the scale and urgency of the crisis.
“Michelle Wu has been such a strong advocate for climate action and climate justice in Boston that the Boston chapter of 350 Mass Action enthusiastically endorses her to be the next mayor of Boston. Her election as Boston's mayor would be an enormous step forward in deepening Boston's commitment to becoming a national leader in working against climate change,” said Bob Tumposky, steering team member of the Boston chapter of 350 Mass Action.
“This summer’s record high temperatures, floods and erratic weather are daily reminders that we need urgent action to end the climate crisis. We can’t afford to wait. I’m thankful to have the support of 350 Mass Action and ready to continue the fight alongside them to organize and build for climate justice. From a city Green New Deal, to sustainable jobs and housing justice, we need to take bold action to tackle the climate crisis,” said Michelle Wu.
350 Mass Action is a statewide volunteer network working to address the climate crisis by eliminating greenhouse gas emissions and moving our world to a 100% clean, sustainable, and just energy future. In addition to supporting progressive climate candidates, 350 Mass Action organizes public education and direct action campaigns to push for state-wide legislation and to create the political will for the government to take bold and necessary action to fight climate change. For more information, https://www.betterfutureaction.org/
350 Mass Action’s endorsement adds to the clear recognition that Michelle Wu is the climate candidate in this race, joining previous endorsements by Sunrise Boston, Bill McKibben, the Massachusetts Chapter of the Sierra Club, and fellow municipal elected officials from across Greater Boston and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. For all of Michelle for Boston’s endorsements, visit michelleforboston.com/endorsements.