Alexandra Valdez has been appointed the Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services liaison to Jamaica Plain and Boston’s Latino community. In her new role, Valdez provides a line of communication between neighborhood and community residents and the city departments that impact their day-to-day lives.
Born in the Dominican Republic, Valdez moved to the United States at the age of nine.
Valdez graduated from Fitchburg State University with a degree in communications and political science. While in college she worked for City Councilor Matt O’Malley as the Latino liaison to Jamaica Plain. Upon graduating she moved to Washington, D.C. to work for the Hispanic Congressional Caucus, where she led programs for Latinos across the nation.
In 2016, Valdez returned to Boston to work as a public information officer for the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department.