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Sumbul Siddiqui is a new candidate this year.
The Committee to Elect Sumbul Siddiqui is pleased to announce Ms. Siddiqui's candidacy for Cambridge City Council. Siddiqui is a native of Cambridge, a City Human Services Commissioner, and a public interest attorney.
Siddiqui is currently an attorney at Northeast Legal Aid, a non-profit legal services organization, that provides free legal services to low-income and elderly people in northeastern Massachusetts. Siddiqui leads a practice helping low-income entrepreneurs with their small business needs.
Siddiqui attended Cambridge Public Schools throughout her childhood, and graduated from Cambridge Rindge and Latin, where she was elected Student Body President. As a high school student, Siddiqui co-founded the Cambridge Youth Involvement Subcommittee, now the Cambridge Youth Council, currently in its fifteenth year. Siddiqui's activism in Cambridge earned her a Cambridge Peace and Justice Award.
Siddiqui earned a degree in public policy and graduated with honors from Brown University. After college, she served as an AmeriCorps fellow at New Profit, a Boston non-profit organization dedicated to improving social mobility for children, families, and their communities. Siddiqui then earned a law degree from Northwestern's Pritzker School of Law, and returned home to Cambridge after graduation.
Siddiqui is active in the Cambridge community. She serves on the boards of Cambridge School Volunteers and the Cambridge Rindge and Latin High School Alumni Association, and is a Commissioner on the Cambridge Human Services Commission.
In addition to her work as a legal aid attorney, Siddiqui is a member of the Women's Bar Association and on the Board of Directors of the South Asian Bar Association of Greater Boston. Siddiqui is proud to be a member of the National Organization of Legal Services Workers-UAW Local 2320.
Siddiqui has released the following statement:
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