Take Action

Contact your State Representative and urge them to support H.4153 and to contact House Ways and Means Chairman Aaron Michlewitz, and House Speaker Robert DeLeo to ask for quick passage of this bill in the House of Representatives.

 

BECOME A COALITION MEMBER

BECOME A COALITION MEMBER

We are building a coalition of leaders, supporters, volunteers, and partners interested in diversifying leadership and decision-making in Massachusetts. Support An Act to Ensure Gender Parity and Racial and Ethnic Diversity on Public Boards and Commissions (H.4153) by becoming a Parity On Board coalition partner.

As a coalition partner, you will receive updates on the status of the bill, have the opportunity to be a part of coalition meetings, and be the first to know of future interventions in support of this bill. As a coalition partner, you are committing to publicly advocating for this bill.

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Stay up to date with coalition updates, bill progress, and future involvement opportunities by signing up for the Parity On Board monthly newsletter.

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Share Your Testimony

Share Your Testimony

Tell us why you support Parity on Board. Share with us why you think Massachusetts would benefit from public boards and commissions that represent the diversity of our Commonwealth. We will share your statement of support on social media and show the broader community the importance of this initiative.

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Follow Us On Social Media

The work of coalition member, Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence, is more important now than ever. "Many of us take for granted that we can pick up the phone and call 911 in the event of an emergency." Parity doesn't happen without safety.
https://www.atask.org/site/

Illinois' 2019 "Diversity Disclosure Bill" requires data reports to "support future policy changes to address underrepresentation of women" and people of color on public company boards. #POB would make #MA one of many states to make #equity the law.

https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/illinois-general-assembly-passes-bill-62270/

"The impact coronavirus has on all women highlights the urgent need for a more representative government, who can magnify the concerns of women at large." A comprehensive response requires #ParityonBoard, and in all the places decisions are being made
https://thriveglobal.com/stories/glaring-blind-spot-in-our-societys-coronavirus-response/

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