Jason Chavez

Jason Chavez

Minneapolis City Council, Ward 9, MN

Jason is an organizer, policy worker, renter, and proud LGBTQ+ Latino with experience fighting for renters’ rights, immigration justice, economic development, and changing the criminal justice system. He’s running for the 9th Ward City Council seat in Minneapolis, the area he was born and raised in, by his parents who are Immigrants from Mexico.

Jason works at the Minnesota House of Representatives where he is on the Workforce Business Development Committee working on efforts to rebuild the 9th Ward, expanding unemployment insurance, creating youth employment opportunities, and ending pre-emption of rent control statewide. Jason has the lived experience of working-class families in Ward 9 and the policy experience to bring people in, govern with the community, and get things done.