Mayor Walsh Appoints Claudia Correa As Neighborhood Liaison For East
BOSTON – Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced today that he has
selected East Boston resident Claudia Correa as East Boston’s Neighborhood
Liaison. The Mayor's Office of Neighborhood Services (ONS) encourages,
facilitates and maximizes citizen input and participation in all aspects of
government through service requests, neighborhood meetings, mailings, and
emergency responses. Correa joined the City in February.
"I'm thrilled to announce that Claudia will be joining the team at City Hall as
East Boston liaison," Mayor Walsh said. "She brings with her exceptional
outreach and community organizing experience, especially from her time serving
numerous local non-profits focusing on homelessness and education in different
Boston neighborhoods. She is highly active as a volunteer on many civic issues
and I look forward to working with her as we continue a dialogue between City
Hall and East Boston."
As East Boston Liaison, Correa will facilitate the delivery of services in
collaboration with city departments and serve as a primary contact for
constituents to communicate with the Mayor's Office. She will serve as the
bridge between community members and the mayor, mostly focusing on neighborhood
initiatives, safety and beautification.
Correa previously worked for the Coalition to Protect Mass Jobs as the Outreach
Director where she led the outreach to voters, organizations, community groups
and businesses across the state. Prior to that, she served on Latino Outreach
for Friends of Suffolk Downs. She also worked on Elizabeth Warren’s Senate
campaign in East Boston where she started out as a volunteer, and finished the
campaign doing community outreach and civic engagement.
Correa graduated from East Boston High School, then joined Year Up, where she
worked with young adults in the city as a mentor and went on to graduate from
UMASS Boston with a degree in Political Science. Correa currently resides in