Robert Hoggard, 26

Robert Hoggard, 26, is a Ph.D. student at the University of Rochester hoping to win a seat on the Rochester City School District School Board. He’s invested in developing trauma-informed practices, restorative justice in discipline efforts, expanding quality after-school programs, and special education reform.

Read More
Lacy Wright
Johanna Gusman, 35

From Manila to Cairo, Johanna Gusman has traveled the world fighting injustice as a human rights lawyer. Donning her signature jean jacket, she’s returned home to advocate for the human rights behind denied to people in her home state of Virginia.

Read More
Lacy Wright
Jimmy Pereira, 28

At 28, Jimmy Pereira could be the next mayor of Brockton, Massachusetts. A transportation planner focused on environmental justice, he’s tackled the issues affecting the health of his community. After over half a decade of public service, he’s running to create a more accessible government for Brockton.

Read More
Lacy Wright
Cinda Danh, 27

Lynn, Massachusetts has the 3rd largest Cambodian American population, yet no one from that community has ever served on city council! 27-year-old Cinda Danh first Asian American woman ever to run for office in Lynn, to make sure every resident feels like they have a voice in their government.

Read More
Lacy Wright
Joshua Cole, 28

28-year-old Joshua Cole is first African American and youngest candidate to ever run for Virginia’s House of Delegates 28th district. In a legislature that’s long been an ol’ boys club, he’s bucking the system to represent the diverse voices in Virginia.

Read More
Lacy Wright
Kenny Boddye, 32

Virginia's Prince William County is a minority-majority county, yet all but one board member is white. 32-year-old Kenny Boddye is running for county board to be a voice for his diverse county's diverse needs. Boddye has seen first hand how government services are failing to support our most vulnerable, after losing his mother to chronic homelessness and substance abuse. Today he's fighting to create a more equitable Prince William County.

Read More
Lacy Wright
Adrian Rivera-Reyes, 27

From cancer research to labor organizing, Adrian Rivera-Reyes has always been driven to service. The 27-year-old cancer biologist could become the City of Brotherly Love’s first LGBTQ councilmember. A proud Democratic  Socialist, Adrian is hoping to bring his lived experiences and his community with him to Philadelphia City Council.

Read More
Lacy Wright
Shanice Clarke, 27

27 year old Shanice Clarke is running for Portland Public School Board, a district known for failing students of color. An educator, advocate, and grassroots community organizer, she’s looking to prove that your proximity to wealth doesn’t determine your electability.

Read More
Lacy Wright
Alex Burton, 30

When Alex Burton interned for Congresswoman Yvette Clarke, he had dreams of working on the Hill. But a mentor convinced him that he could do more impactful work in his hometown than in DC. Not long after, Alex Burton ran for city council in Evansville, Indiana, becoming the youngest and the first person of color in roughly 40 years to run for anything city-wide. He's aspiring to change the mindset on in his city government and create a new vision for his hometown.

Read More
Lacy Wright
David Cunningham, 21

At 21, David Cunningham could become the youngest person ever elected to the California State Legislature. Born to a mother who was addicted to drugs and a father who was involved in gangs, he was placed in the foster care system at the age of 3. He’s running for California Assembly District 64 in South Los Angeles, so he can expand Social Service programs and ensure everyone in his district receives the support services they need.

Read More
Lacy Wright