On Sunday, I attended a Black Lives Matter Vigil in Easton

America is on fire. Peaceful protesters outside the White House are hit with tear gas and rubber bullets to clear the way for a Donald Trump photo op. Trump calls governors names and threatens the use of military force against those standing up against injustice.

Our communities are in danger…

Jesse and others marching in Pride with Planned Parenthood in 2010
Marching in Pride with Planned Parenthood in 2010

The bottom line: reproductive rights are under attack, and I’m going to do everything in my power to protect them — just as I have my entire career.

Reproductive health care must be affordable and accessible for all people.

Rights in Jeopardy — Right now

An individual’s right to choose…

The Seattle Central Library, designed by Rem KoolhaasA famous Dutch architect has got me thinking about the future of transportation in Massachusetts. Stay with me here …

A famous Dutch architect has got me thinking about the future of transportation in Massachusetts. Stay with me here …

Rem Koolhaas, celebrated architect and a professor at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design, is the man behind the acclaimed Seattle Central Library. In 2004 The New York Times called it…

What the Massachusetts business leaders of today can learn from their predecessors about social responsibility and civic engagement.

Portrait of John Hancock by John Singleton Copley. c. 1765

Business leaders have a reputation for not wanting to rock the boat when it comes to activism on issues of the day. Here in Massachusetts, history tells us otherwise:

John Hancock: prominent…

Jesse Mermell

Senior Advisor @Yeson2RCV @AllianceBL , @PPAdvocacyMA & @DevalPatrick alum. Forever dog mom and Judy Garland fangirl. She/her/hers. JesseMermell.com.

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