July 2, 2015
They said it couldn't be done. That it was too expensive. That they weren't ready and we needed to wait.
They've even ignored us, talked down to us, waited to see if we'd get tired and give up.
But youth are powerful. We persisted. We did everything they asked for and then some. We never stopped fighting.
We celebrated the program launch in Dudley Square with our Youth Affordabili(T) Coalition (YAC), city officials and the Secretary of Transportation. This comes after eight years of youth-led organizing for a more affordable and accessible public transit system.