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Today’s Solutions: July 14, 2024

Michelle Wu is Boston’s

Michelle Wu is Boston's first woman and person of color to be elected mayor

Boston’s Black, Latino, and Asian residents now make up more than half of the city’s population, and this increasing diversity is starting to be reflected in its municipal government as Councilor Michelle Wu becomes the city’s first woman and person of color to be elected as mayor. Wu’s Read More...

New Zealand PM appoints first

New Zealand PM appoints first female Indigenous foreign minister

After being re-elected in a landslide victory last month, New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern continues to make positive progressive change in the country. Yesterday, she appointed Nanaia Mahuta as the country’s first indigenous female foreign minister.  Nanaia Mahuta is Māori and Read More...