Juliana Bennett, WI-Council-Madison

Issues: Affordable Housing, Violence Prevention, Equitable Transit, Environmental Justice, Community Investment, Social Justice Profession: Community Advocate Professional Background: Business Emerging Leaders program, University of Wisconsin Education: BA, Real Estate and Political Science, University of Wisconsin

Julie Lythcott Haims, CA-City Council-Palo Alto

Education: BA, American Studies, Stanford University; JD, Harvard Law School; MFA, California College of the Arts Profession: Author and Educator Issues: Housing Affordability, Youth Mental Health, Climate Action, Human Rights, Belonging

Annalisa Perea, CA-City Council-Fresno

Issues: Improve Quality of Life, Safer Neighborhoods, Strengthen Our Economy, Investing in Our Seniors, Housing & Homelessness, Responsive Constituent Services Current Office: Trustee, State Center Community College District Board of Trustees Profession: Urban Planner Education: BS, City and Regional Planning,...

Danica Royster, VA-Norfolk City Council-7

Top Issues: Public Safety, Community Engagement, Economic Development, Public Health Profession: Wealth Consultant and Junior Partner, First Genesis of Virginia, LLC Education: BA, Business Management, Old Dominion University

Carmalitha Gumbs, GA-South Fulton City Council-2

Top Issues: Public Safety & Accountability, Fiscal Responsibility & Transparency, Strategic Economic Development, Improving Quality of Life Profession: Healthcare administration, Government administration Education: MPA, MBA, Strayer University; BA, Norfolk State University

Melody Kelley, GA-Sandy Springs City Council-2

Top Issues: Workforce/affordable housing, accessibility/transparency, community-building, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Profession: Chemistry professor, Georgia State University at Perimeter College

Indira Sheumaker, IA-Des Moines City Council-1

Top Issues: Redistribution of wealth, Accessible food and housing, Reallocation of policing budgets Profession: Community Organizer, Black Liberation Movement Education: Iowa State University Did you know? Indira is one of the youngest candidates running in Des Moines, and would be the second BIPOC to...

Julia Mejia, MA-Boston City Council-At Large

Top Issues: Accessibility, Accountability, Transparency, Civic Engagement Profession: Founder & Executive Director, Collaborative Parent Leadership Action Network; Reporter, MTV Education: BA, Mount Ida College Did you know? In 2018, Julia won her seat by a single vote and is now...

Kendra Lara, MA-Boston City Council-6

Top Issues: Educational diversity, Environmental justice, Fostering of a participatory democracy Profession: Director of Radical Philanthropy, Resist Education: BA, Radical Urban Pedagogy, Goddard College Did you know? At the age of 19, Kendra became the youngest StreetWorker in the city, working with StreetSafe Boston...