~ Meet Our Seminar Alumni Running for  Office ~

These brave Seminar grads are taking the plunge, and running for office in their communities. We hope you'll get to know them!  (Listed alphabetically)


* Marcony Almeida-Barros - 2003 Seminar Graduate

- Candidate for: Everett School Committee Ward 5- voted citywide 

- Election Date(s): Preliminary Election: Sept. 17;

          General Municipal Election: November 5th

- Website: https://www.facebook.com/marconyforeverett/

Director of Community Engagement, MA Attorney General's Office

* David Halbert - 2005 Seminar Graduate

- Candidate forBoston City Councilor At-large 

- Election Date(s): Election Date: Preliminary Election: September 24th; 

             General Election: November 5th 

- Websitewww.davidhalbert.com 

- Social Media Info: @VoteHalbert (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter)

- Emailinfo@davidhalbert.com 

Middlesex Sheriff’s Office - Deputy Director of Community Affairs (until 6/7). Currently, full time candidate

* Yahaira Lopez - Fall 2018 Seminar Graduate

- Candidate for: Randolph School Committee
- Election Date(s): Tuesday, November 5, 2019
- Websitewww.yahairalopez.com 

Founder of nonprofit: Autism Sprinter

* Stephanie Martins - 2016 Seminar Graduate

- Candidate for: Everett City Council Ward 2 - Voted City Wide

- Election Date(s): November 5, 2019.

- Website: www.stephaniemartins.com

Facebook: stephforeverett

- Instagram: stephforeverett

Twitter: stephforeverett

- Donation link: https://secure.actblue.com/donate/stephforeverett

- Email: stephforeverett@gmail.com

- Volunteer sign up link: https://forms.gle/tRZjyqnJB9WdWbZn9

Self Employed - Dream Builder Development Group LLC/ Realtor / Paralegal/ Court Interpreter... Recently graduated with a Graduate certificate in Gender, Leadership, and Public Policy from the John McCormack School fo Global Studies at UMass Boston.


* Lee Nave Jr. - Winter 2019 Seminar Graduate

- Candidate forBoston City Council, District 9 Allston/Brighton

- Election Date(s): September 24th Primary Election; November 5th General Election

- Websitewww.votenave.com   

- Phone: (857) 346-6604   

- Emailinfo@votenave.com

Community Engagement Coordinator at Citizens for Juvenile Justice

* Samantha Perlman - Spring 2018 Seminar Graduate

- Candidate for: City Councilor At-Large in Marlborough, MA

- Election Date(s): Possible Primary October 8th, 2019; November 5 General Election

- Websitesamanthaperlman.org

- Campaign emailcampaign@samanthaperlman.org 

Senior Program Associate and FAO Schwarz Fellow at Generation Citizen, graduate of Emory University Class of 2017

* Dimple Rana - 2004 Seminar Graduate

- Candidate forCity Councillor at Large in Revere, MA

- Election Date(s): Tuesday, Sept. 10th, Primary Election; November 5th, General Election

- Websitehttps://www.ranaforrevere.com/meet-dimple

Director of the Department of Healthy Community Initiatives, City of Revere