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Statement from Barbara Lee on the 2016 Election

Last night’s election shocked us all. Today, we grieve and we comfort. We can take pride in the hard work that moved us closer to putting a woman in the White House. I’ve been on a mission to change the face of leadership for almost 20 years and you have marched alongside me. For that […]

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Barbara Lee Statement on Boston City Council Election Results

“Boston is building a powerful new girls’ network. Yesterday, voters elected four competent and qualified women to the Boston City Council. This marks the beginning of a new era of women’s leadership in Boston,” said Barbara Lee, founder and president of the Barbara Lee Family Foundation and the Barbara Lee Political Office. “I am thrilled […]

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Boston Magazine: Barbara Lee on Hillary’s Boston Visit, and the Problem with Calling Women ‘Scripted’

“Hillary’s talk in Boston about substance abuse in our communities demonstrates her compassion and competence: tackling tough issues, fighting for families, and connecting with people. Hillary heard directly from families on the campaign trail who were devastated by substance abuse,” Lee says. “She was so moved by their stories that she made tackling the issue […]

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