2024 AHMA Lobby Day


The countdown begins to AHMA’s first ever lobby DayThe AHMA team has been excitingly curating a day filled with legislative advocacy, engaging speakers, storytelling, free food, and more! We can’t wait to see the steps of Beacon Hill filled with pro-housing advocates across the state wearing AHMA swag. While supplies last, we’ll also be handing out FREE copies of Richard Rothstein’s Color of Law sequel: Just Action: How to challenge segregation enacted under the color of law.

Full Schedule & further details: 

9:15am -10 am/Location: Front Steps of the Statehouse (24 Beacon St, Boston)

Check-in between this time & Pickup your AHMA Swag/T-Shirt- we strongly encourage you to show up around this time- having a big turnout for the rally is critical!

10am – 10:45am/Location: Front Steps of the Statehouse

Rally & Speaking Program

  • Lieutenant Governor Kim Driscoll
  • Secretary of Housing and Livable Communities Ed Augustus
  • Senator Brendan P. Crighton
  • Jesse Kanson-Benanav- Executive Director of Abundant Housing MA
  • Raul Fernandez- Executive Director, Brookline for Racial Justice and Equity
  • Cobi Frongillo- Town Councilor, Franklin
  • Cathy Mercado- Executive Director, Merrimack Valley Housing Partnership
  • Becca Schofield- Co-Chair, A Better Cambridge
  • Emcee- Kassie Infante- Associate Director of Operations, Abundant Housing MA

11:30 am – 2pm/Location: Conference Room 428

FREE LUNCH (Gluten free, Vegan, & Vegetarian options available)

Gathering for meeting prep, materials pickup, & activities

**Ongoing/Various Meetings with Legislators will take place during this time frame. For pre-registered attendees, AHMA will coordinate these meetings on your behalf . Walk in’s are more than welcome! We will prep you to go visit your legislator, even if you don’t have a scheduled meeting.