Ruthzee Louijeune launched her campaign for Boston City Council At-Large on March 16th, and has raised over $100,000 from 750+ contributors. In just two weeks, Louijeune’s campaign has raised more year-to-date than any candidate for Boston City Council At-Large.
“I’m excited to announce that our campaign raised over $100K and had 750+ donors step forward to support my vision for Boston,” said Ruthzee Louijeune. “I’m thankful for the strong start, and the outpouring of support our campaign is seeing. We are just getting started!”
Ruthzee, 34, is the daughter of Haitian immigrants, born and raised in Mattapan and Hyde Park. Ruthzee served as Senior Counsel for U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign. A trained attorney and advocate, Ruthzee graduated from Columbia University, Harvard Kennedy School, and Harvard Law School. She is also a proud graduate of Boston Public Schools: Charles H. Taylor Elementary School, the John W. McCormack Middle School, and Boston Latin School. She resides in Hyde Park, and is fluent in French, Haitian Creole and speaks conversational Spanish.
Ruthzee would be the first Haitian-American City Councilor. In 2019, the Boston City Council elected its first majority-female city council in Boston’s history. You can find more information about her campaign at: www.ruthzeeforboston.com.