Ayanna Takes on Olympics' Diversity and Sex Trafficking

Ayanna Takes on Olympics' Diversity and Sex Trafficking

The Dorchester Reporter covered Ayanna's calls for hearings to look into Boston's bid for the 2024 Olympics:

Councillor calls for hearings on Olympics' diversity, sex trafficking

By Lauren Dezenski
Mar. 10, 2015

At-Large City Councillor Ayanna Pressley is filing two hearing orders related to Boston’s bid to host the 2024 summer Olympic games at Wednesday’s City Council meeting, according to documents provided to the Reporter.

One hearing would “analyze the diversity and inclusion plan from bidding process through the potential games,” while the other would “discuss comprehensive approaches to reduce sex trafficking around mega sporting events such as the Olympics.”

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