Raphael Morales

Raphael Morales

Hendersonville City Council, At-Large, NC

Raphael is a Community Equity Advocate, LGBTQIA+ Advocate, Political Activist, Organizer, author and performing/recording artist in Hendersonville, NC. Raphael is running for Hendersonville City Council to bring the informed concerns of communities left out of important conversations amidst a historic period of commercial growth, economic volatility, concentrated gentrification, housing crises and the increasingly disparate regional impacts of climate change.

Raphael is working to equitably improve the quality of life for Hendersonville residents by advocating for the city to adopt modern, informed community consent and data driven, well-measured and sustainable responses to the unique obstacles we face.