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FRAMINGHAM – Earlier today, September 1, Margareth Shepard was joined by volunteers from the Brazilian Policy Center in one of her ongoing campaign canvasses.

“I am grateful to the support and endorsement from the Brazilian Policy Center,” said Margareth Shepard. “We have worked very closely together in the past in advancing workplace protections, health equity, and immigrant rights, particularly the Work & Family Mobility Act. It was a great honor to be joined by them today in continuing our conversations with area residents.  

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“Margareth Shepard is the only candidate endorsed by a Brazilian-American organization,” said Lenita Ranson, Director of the Brazilian Policy Center and Director of the Brazilian Workers Center, and champion of the the Work and Family Mobility Act. “She has dedicated her life to motivate, educate, and prepare Brazilians and other immigrants to actively participate in the civic life of their communities. As state representative, Margareth will bring greater political inclusiveness and participation to the democratic process. She will be a political force at the local and state levels. Margareth Shepard will contribute to promote social and economic justice that benefits all, and the Brazilian Policy Center is honored to support her candidacy for state representative in the 6th Middlesex District.”

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Margareth Shepard is running to be the state representative for the 6th Middlesex District, composed primarily of South and Downtown Framingham. 

Learn more about her campaign here:

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