Sarai Rivera is the founding Director of the Shalom Neighborhood Center and worked as a Clinical Therapist prior to her election as city councilor. She also serves as Co-Senior Pastor of Christian Community Church. Dr. Rivera is a longtime community advocate and an active member of various boards and organizations. These efforts include: the Chandler Elementary Community School Stakeholders, the Worcester Clergy/Police Partnership, the Main South Promise Neighborhoods Initiative, and the Mayor’s Task Force on Immigrants and Refugees and Women Together. Sarai’s continuing progressive leadership in Worcester is making an impact in every aspect of community life.
Year Endorsed: 2011