Latest in a series of posts on candidates for election
Candidate for City Council Rachel Leon at the Lehigh Valley for All “Meet the Candidates” event February 17.
- Born and raised in South Bethlehem
- Donegan > Broughal > Freedom
- 10 years in the military
- Lived in Hawaii where she started a non-profit for struggling veterans and homeless
- Back to South Bethlehem, which she loves and is “home”
- Currently studying at NCC, majoring in Global Studies with a focus on environmental sustainability
- Learned courage and commitment in the military
- Has courage to stand up for people on the Southside who are often unheard
- Committed to Bethlehem in general but South Bethlehem in particular
- Loves it here
- Concerned about affordable housing
- Worked on Climate Action Plan, now on the Library Board
There are 6 candidates running for 4 seats on City Council. The other candidates are Bryan Callahan, Grace Crampsie Smith, Hillary Kwiatek, Adam Waldron, Kiera Wilhelm.