David LeBoeuf is a lifelong Worcester resident and proud graduate of the Worcester Public Schools. He attended Heard Street Discovery Academy and Sullivan Middle School before moving on to South High where he was Class President and Valedictorian. David began his higher education journey at Clark University before transferring to Harvard College, where he was one of only 13 transfer applicants accepted internationally. He graduated with a degree in Social Studies (Community Engagement and Urban Social Change).
David is an advocate for survivors of domestic violence. He served as a family advocate at the Worcester Community Connections Coalition where he worked to make sure survivors had legal representation. In 2017, David was invited to the bill signing for the MA Sexual Assault Survivor’s Bill of Rights (the RISE BILL) for his legislative advocacy and work to champion the cause
Worcester Magazine named David a “Hometown Hero” in 2011 and GoLocalWorcester named him one of “Worcester’s Ten Coolest People” in 2012. He was one of the inaugural recipients of the Harvard University Presidential Public Service Fellowship. In 2012, the Worcester Democratic City Committee awarded David the prestigious Paul Westburg Award. David is involved in a variety of community development activities in the Worcester area: He currently serves on the boards of the African Community Education program (ACE), the Latin American Health Alliance of Central MA (Hector Reyes House), and the NeighborWorks HomeOwnership Center of Central MA/Oak Hill Community Development Corporation, where he is board president. In 2015, David co-organized the Worcester Public Schools Young Professional Alumni Association (YPAN). The Network brings together young professionals with similar experiences to highlight the positive impacts WPS graduates have had on the community-at-large, explore opportunities for professional development, support current WPS students, and examine ways to give back to the community.
Year Endorsed: 2018