Cape and Islands
Mass Alliance congratulates Julian Cyr on his win for the open seat for State Senate representing the Cape and Islands District.
Julian Cyr, a lifelong resident of Cape Cod, has broad experience in public policy, health advocacy, organizing, and social justice. Most recently, he served as director of policy and regulatory affairs for environmental health at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. Previously, under Governor Deval Patrick, he worked closely with members of the State Senate as deputy director for government affairs at the Department of Public Health. In his state service, he has contributed to the development and implementation of significant policies and legislation, working with state agencies, the Legislature, and municipalities. Since 2011, Julian has also served on the Massachusetts Commission on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning (LGBTQ) Youth, including a highly productive tenure as chair in 2013 and 2014.
Julian got an early start in public advocacy for our communities at 16 years old, organizing a student-led effort at town meetings in Brewster, Eastham, Orleans, and Wellfleet to fully fund quality education in the Nauset Schools. More recently, Julian led grassroots organizing on the Cape & Islands for Governor Deval Patrick’s and President Barack Obama’s successful re-election campaigns. He has also worked as a harm-reduction counselor at the AIDS Support Group of Cape Cod. He currently serves on the board of directors of Health Imperatives, a nonprofit health and human services agency that provides services to thousands of families and individuals on Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard, and Nantucket.
Julian Cyr has dedicated his entire career to advocating for the public interest and the needs of our communities. We know that he will be a strong voice for these values on Beacon Hill.
Endorsed by Mass Alliance in 2016, 2018