“The market looks the other way when it comes to neighborhoods like this too often.”
Governor Patrick was in the North End last week, and he made it clear that the deep disparities exemplified by the North End are unacceptable. And at the same time, he spoke about transcending neighborhood boundaries, and his campaign’s commitment to engaging infrequent voters in minority communities (contrary to conventional campaign strategy). Video below. We invite any candidate to offer their perspectives on civic engagement and the issues that have been identified by our stakeholders as priorities (see left).