Spotlight Series: Daniela Velazquez

Here at GAIN Power, we are always looking to spotlight different political progressives and changemakers. If you or someone you know would like to be nominated, please fill out this form!

Could you give a brief background and introduction about yourself?
What does your day-to-day work as an alderwoman look like?
Why did you choose to run for office? What led you to start your journey as a politician?
How does your work impact the political climate we live in?
You are the first Latina to serve on the Board of Alderman, how does that influence your work?
Is there anything you think campaigns should do or should stop? Why? What did you specifically do?
What is one issue you think progressives could better message and why?
What advice would you give to young professionals looking to get into politics?
Lastly, for fun, if you could do another job for just one day, what would it be?
Headshot of Daniela Velazquez facing forward and smiling, while wearing a white suit with her arms crossed


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