Jared Evans is a Indianapolis City-County Councilor for District 22. As a local elected official, he fights for community investment and vibrant economic development and is committed to the fight for high-paying quality jobs. How long have you been in office? I took office on January 1st 2016, after winning election in November of 2015.
Seattle Councilmember M. Lorena González is a former civil rights attorney and community advocate. Elected to the City Council in November 2015, Councilmember Gonzalez has established a legal defense fund for immigrant and refugee communities, passed a comprehensive package of police reforms and fought for a statewide Paid Family and Medical Leave insurance program.She joined Local Progress
08.30.2017 NEW YORK — In response to a ruling halting most parts of Senate Bill 4, a vicious anti-immigrant law passed in Texas in May, Local Progress issued the following statement from Co-Director Sarah Johnson: “Senate Bill 4 is not just an attack on immigrants - it is an attack on local control. It is
Ayanna Pressley was first elected to the Boston City Council on November 3, 2009, becoming the first woman of color ever elected to the Council. In her subsequent 2011 and 2013 reelection campaigns, Pressley made history as the first person of color and the first woman in 30 years to top the ticket. She joined Local Progress
Dear Local Progress Members, As many of you know, yesterday the city of Charlottesville, VA experienced an act of racially motivated domestic terrorism and a wave of repellant marches led by white supremacists. Our fellow Local Progress member, Charlottesville Vice Mayor Dr. Wes Bellamy, the city’s only black councilor, has been singled out and openly