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Lifelong Resident

Community Builder

Youth Champion

Dear Neighbor,

As one of you,  I understand and want to continue to do my life's work to bring people together.
Growing up on Woodward Avenue and Clifton Street in Roxbury, I learned at a very young age the power of hope and transformation. As a child, I witnessed my neighbors fight for this very community. By age 13, my activism was growing as a youth leader advocating for environmental justice and resident power in the Nubian Roots Youth Committee of the Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative. 
I am running because I understand and I care. 
I am running to represent the community we love.
I am running because I am a youth advocate, coalition builder and a survivor.
I am running because I am a lifelong resident of this community, who has dedicated over 20+ years of my life to improving opportunities for young people, to create stronger and safer communities for all of us, and to uplift resident-led community change in our district.
I am running because I am the child of a hard-working and generous teen Cape Verdean mother who emigrated to this country for a better life and has worked over 30+ years in the kitchens of Boston hotels. 
I am running because I am a woman who has lost her friends and family to incarceration and a sibling to gun violence in Boston.
I am running because I have the passion, experience, and leadership to engage with fellow neighbors and to be effective on the floors of our State House making policy changes, directing investments and championing causes we care about.
I am running because I had great mentors, attended amazing youth programs and quality schools and have been afforded opportunities of a lifetime - and I want to ensure that all of our youth regardless of their zip code get the same chances to reach their full potential.
I am running because children of this city deserve to work and purchase a home in the same neighborhoods they grew up in.
I am running because I am dedicated to this community and you.
I am running to serve and work with you as your next State Representative of the Fifth Suffolk District. 

I am running because I have sat on boards since the age of 16, where Residents like you have worked tirelessly to improve our quality of life.

I am running because as an Educator and Entrepreneur I know first hand that our small businesses are the fabric of our community. They need equitable policies and resources to thrive.

I am running because we deserve a district we can build together.

Our time is now.

Join our movement to build more bridges and create change we believe in.


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Monday, May 21, 2018 12:00 AM

Howell, Miranda go head-to-head in 5th Suffolk race

Thursday, May 10, 2018 12:00 AM

Fresh faces pledge community service in Fifth Suffolk District

Saturday, March 31, 2018 12:00 AM

Cheers to women who lead the way for others

Today is technically the last day to celebrate Women’s History Month, but there’s always an occasion to celebrate women who make a difference — especially those whose work is fueled by a passion for supporting and mentoring other women and girls.

Thursday, March 29, 2018 12:00 AM

Youth Center Leader Builds Roxbury Roots

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 12:00 AM

Meet Liz Miranda, 2018 EXTRAordinary Woman

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