Best of Boston

2021 Best Social Justice Advocates

Hodan Hashi and Toiell Washington, Black Boston founders

The city’s top social justice advocate is not just one person, but a duo symbolizing the importance of collective action: In the wake of George Floyd’s murder last year, Black Boston founders Hodan Hashi and Toiell Washington came together to work to dismantle racism in policing, healthcare, education, and housing.