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Diasporian News of Friday, 17 September 2010

Source: Charles Amponsah, African Beats fm Worcester

Africans for Deval Patrick Rally Worcester

Masschusetts Governor Deval Patrick and Tim Murray campaign team will meet the

Governor's African Council for an aficans for Patrick-Murray football rally in

worcester on sunday, september 19th 2010 at mount carmel center 24 mulberry center

worcester masschusetts 01605,doors open at 2:00pm the event promptly starts at 3:00

pm. The leadership of the governor's african council will use the rally to endorsed

its campaign for reelection. Mr Richard Kwaku Boateng (Big Shoe) the owner of Anokye

krom african-american resturant in worcester cited Governor Patrick and Lt. Governor

Murray's strong leadership in passing real education reform giving all of our

students, not just some of our students, the opportunity for success, their

commitment to job creation, health care coverage for Massachusetts residents, and

clean energy policies that put our city and state on track to lead the nation out of

this economic downturn. Mr Kwaku

Boateng endorsement comes on the heels of a surge in momentum for the

Patrick-Murray campaign, including the opening of 21 regional coordinated campaign

offices, reaching a new grassroots milestone of over 7,300 organizers working

actively across the Commonwealth, and a huge lead in fundraising for the month of


Under Governor Patrick and Lieutenant Governor Murray's strong fiscal leadership,

Massachusetts has seen six straight months of job gains, with 60,000 jobs added to

our economy since December 2009 and July seeing the largest monthly private sector

job gain in 20 years. UMass has reported the Massachusetts economy is growing twice

as fast as the rest of the nation. This is not by accident, but because the

Patrick-Murray administration has made job creation its top priority.

The Patrick-Murray campaign is gaining grassroots momentum throughout the state,

recently announcing 21 regional coordinated campaign offices up and running, over

7,000 grassroots organizers who have each committed to recruit 50 friends, family

members, and neighbors to support Deval Patrick and Tim Murray on Election Day, as

well as endorsements from organizations such as SEIU's State Council, the

Massachusetts Chapter of the Sierra Club, the Massachusetts League of Environmental

Voters, Massachusetts Clean Water Action, the Massachusetts NOW PAC, Oiste, Planned

Parenthood Advocacy Fund, Neighbor to Neighbor, the MassEquality PAC, the

Massachusetts Teacher's Union, the Governor's African Council and local elected

officials throughout the state.

Join Africans from all over masschusetts as we showcase the strenght of our

community in support of Governor Deval Patrick and Tim Murray 2010 elections,