Bonnie Bastien (she/her)

Bonnie Bastien is an activist and organizer working for racial justice and equity, prison abolition, and public safety rooted in systems of care, healing, and community self-determination in Brookline and across Massachusetts. In 2020 she co-launched Mutual Aid Brookline to address unmet critical needs in the area as the COVID-19 pandemic hit. She was appointed to the Select Board’s Task Force to Reimagine Policing in Brookline to envision a path to a more equitable form of public safety. Presently, Bastien is a Town Meeting Member in Brookline’s Precinct 5 and organizes in the community and town government to write and pass progressive legislation in Brookline.