One Family's Advocacy Team
One Family's Advocacy Team is a group of current and former One Family program participants, who share their lived experiences in order to advocate for policies that will prevent family homelessness and support parents on their journeys to self-sufficiency. Current Advocacy Team members are listed below.
Stay tuned for updates on the Advocacy Team's work throughout the year!
And learn more about One Family's Public Policy Advocacy here.
Videos & Legislative Testimony
About the Advocacy Team
Watch this video to learn about One Family's Advocacy Team - who we are, what we advocate for, and what motivates us to share our stories to make change.
Elaine's testimony: Investing in Higher Education Access & Success
Advocacy Team Co-Chair Elaine shares virtual legislative testimony about improving higher education access and success for diverse student groups, including student-parents.
Millie's testimony: Strengthening the Earned Income Tax Credit
Advocacy Team Member Milagros shares virtual legislative testimony about the importance of strengthening the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) as a powerful anti-poverty policy.
Wynne's testimony: Fighting Hunger on College Campuses
Advocacy Team Member Wynne shares virtual legislative testimony about fighting hunger and food insecurity for college students in Massachusetts.
Millie's testimony: Using Pandemic Recovery Funds to Strengthen the Earned Income Tax Credit
Advocacy Team Member Millie shares virtual legislative testimony advocating to use federal pandemic recovery funds in order to strengthen the Massachusetts Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC).
Nakita's testimony: Ending Discrimination in Rental Housing
Advocacy Team Co-Chair Nakita shares virtual legislative testimony about ending housing discrimination against People of Color and people who use housing vouchers.