Council candidate Rachel Leon at LV4ALL

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.

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