In News Coverage, Somerville Patch

SOMERVILLE, MA – The following press release was submitted by “Somerville Stands Together.”

Citing rising rents, stagnant wages, and irresponsible development, hundreds of residents with “Somerville Stands Together” kicked off their campaign Thursday night with a march on City Hall, urging city leaders to start putting local families first.

The broad new coalition, including local public service and construction workers, as well as community activists, is highlighting the growing disconnect between Somerville’s values of inclusion and equality, and the city’s current budget priorities and policies.

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