In the news: Jeysaun Gant
Jeysaun Gant has been appointed neighborhood liaison for Roxbury. He will serve as the primary contact for constituents and businesses looking to connect with the Mayor’s Office and will facilitate the delivery of services in collaboration with city departments. Gant started his role in the Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services in February.
Gant was born and raised in Boston. He got his start in public service during his sophomore year at the Community Academy of Science and Health as a community organizer for I Have A Future. His work centered around highlighting youth-based issues in the community and working to address them. Gant led the State Campaign Youth Team, which worked on increasing the state budget for youth opportunities. In an effort to pay it forward, he also trained various youth and organizations on how to become community organizers.
“I am excited to be the neighborhood liaison to Roxbury,” said Gant. “I will continue to make the issues of the community visible and work with the community and the City to address them.”
Gant is passionate about improving the community and he strives to be vocal about the issues impacting his fellow Bostonians. He enjoys listening to music and going to the gym in his down time. Gant lives in Roxbury.
The Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services encourages, facilitates and maximizes citizen input and participation through service requests, neighborhood meetings, mailings, and emergency responses. To report non-emergency issues to the City, residents are encouraged to connect with BOS:311 by dialing 3-1-1 or by downloading the free BOS:311 app on iOS or Android platforms.