Alyia is a tenacious fighter for families, communities, and equity. She is running for Alexandria City Council. As an experienced public health strategist and city planner, Alyia has worked on hunger policy at D.C. Hunger Solutions, the health team at the National League of Cities, and managed an affordable housing investment program at the Center for Community Investment. She is currently a Senior Program Officer at a national philanthropic organization and helps communities create places that promote the physical, social, and economic health of people. She intends to listen, ensure equality and justice are promoted through our public leadership, and serve in a way that meets the needs of all people. Alyia lives in Alexandria City, with her newly born son Zeke, and her husband Greg.