Endorsements

Allison is grateful for the endorsement of the following organizations: 

 

Ipswich Chronicle Endorses Allison Gustavson for State Rep in 4th Essex!

“It seem inevitable that our country will take a hard turn to the right and issues once considered as national will devolve to the local level. That’s why we endorse Allison Gustavson in the Fourth Essex State Representative race — we need another strong voice to stand up for gun safety and women’s health.” - October 25, 2018

 
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350 Mass Action

" As an organization built on grassroots climate leadership, it is particularly special for us to endorse a grassroots leader like Allison. Her history of committed civic engagement, paired with her understanding of the threat that climate change poses to the coast communities of the 4th Essex district, set her apart in this race. 350 Mass Action is proud to endorse Allison Gustavson."

- Andrew Gordon, political coordinator 350 Mass Action 

 
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Seth Moulton

"I am proud to endorse Allison Gustavson for State Representative. As a mother, former teacher, small business manager, and founder of a thriving organization dedicated to civic participation, Allison has the experience and drive to move her district and our Commonwealth forward. She will be part of a new generation of leaders who will take on the critical issues facing our communities. From education and the opioid crisis to protecting our reproductive rights and our environment, Allison is running to bring a stronger voice to Beacon Hill from our communities. I'm confident that is precisely what she will do."

 
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BAY STATE STONEWALL DEMOCRATS

"We are pleased to endorse Allison Gustavson for State Representative,” said Bay State Stonewall Democrats Co-Chair Jeremy Comeau. “Allison will be a reliable advocate for LGBTQ+ issues on Beacon Hill. We are confident that the LGBTQ community will have a strong ally in our fight for equality which is why we are firmly in Allison's corner.” 

 
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emily’s list

"Allison Gustavson is ready to bring new ideas and a fresh perspective to Beacon Hill and EMILY's List is proud to support her," said Geri Prado, senior director of state and local campaigns at EMILY's List. 

 
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Massachusetts Women's Political Caucus

"We are pleased to endorse a group of terrific women candidates who are highly qualified and committed to making positive changes in districts across Essex County. This is a watershed year for the Caucus in many respects, and through these endorsements for statewide office we are seeing this women’s movement unfolding right in front of our eyes.”

-Gail Jackson Blount, MWPC Board President

 
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Sierra Club Massachusetts

"An environmentalist in every sense of the word, Allison Gustavson will fight for a reduction in fossil fuel use and an increase in clean energy as a member of the Massachusetts State Legislature. A vote for her is a vote for combating climate change and the devastating effects it will have on our state, so we urge voters to support her in November."

-David Rudolph, Political Chair of the Sierra Club Massachusetts Chapter

 
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Planned Parenthood Advocacy Fund of Massachusetts

“As D.C. politicians wage attacks on access to reproductive health care and comprehensive sex education, we need leaders like Allison Gustavson in the State House to defend Massachusetts and push our state forward. Allison will fight for policies that strengthen reproductive rights and eliminate barriers to vital health care to ensure everyone has access to the care they need. The people of Massachusetts are fed up with politicians playing games with their health and rights and want leaders who will put people first. The stakes have never been higher in the fight for reproductive rights and health care access, and the Planned Parenthood Advocacy Fund is proud to endorse and fight alongside Allison Gustavson.”

-Dr. Jennifer Childs-Roshak, President and CEO of Planned Parenthood Advocacy Fund of Massachusetts

 
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National Association of Social Workers - MA Chapter PACE

"NASW-MA PACE endorsed Allison Gustavson for the 4th Essex State Representative race because of her unique solutions geared towards child welfare. In addition to advocating for lower ratios of children to social workers she offered strengthening caregivers' abilities to adequately care for their children and ensure they have access to basic necessities such as diapers, food and housing. Allison has a clear understanding of the role of social workers play in the Commonwealth and has committed to working for us, and with us if elected to the State House".-Sophie Hansen, Political Director of NASW - Ma Chapter

 
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Mom's Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate

“Moms Demand Action recognizes Allison Gustavson with the Gun Sense Candidate Distinction for her commitment to keep our schools, neighborhoods and communities safe from gun violence. She has the knowledge and the understanding of common sense solutions that will continue to keep the commonwealth a leader in gun violence prevention.”

-Jackson Brown North Shore MA Campaign Lead

 
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YDMA (Young Democrats of Massachusetts)

"As the founder and leader of Essex County #6 Indivisible, Allison knows how to bring people together to fight for change. As a state rep, she'll be ready to fight for quality public schools for all and a clean environment, and she has the background to show that she'll be an effective leader."

-YDMA

 
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MassEquality

"Allison's values ensure that she will be a champion for the LGBTQ community on Beacon Hill. We know that she will be a strong voice for the community, and are proud to support her."

-Deborah Shields, JD, MPH
Executive Director, MassEquality

 
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MassNOW

"We are pleased to endorse Allison Gustavson for State Representative. Allison's breadth of experience and passion for the issues that Mass NOW works on make her a unique candidate and strong advocate for us and our legislative agenda. We look forward to working with Allison on issues of gender equity, racial justice, and economic equality on Beacon Hill."

-Judy Neufeld and Jamie Gaynes, Co-Chairs of the MassNOW PAC

 
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Quentin Palfrey, Candidate for Lieutenant Governor

“I am proud to support Allison Gustavson in her campaign for State Representative from the Fourth Essex District on the north shore. Allison is a strong leader who has the energy, ideas, and experience to stand up for protecting our environment, supporting our schools, and building an economy that works for everyone. I’ve been impressed with Allison’s commitment to conservation and sustainable development. I am confident she’ll make a great state representative.”