Jaime Arroyo

Jaime Arroyo

City Council, At-Large, Lancaster, PA

2023 Endorsement

Jaime is a Chief Executive Officer at ASSETS and Lancaster City Council Member who is passionate about building an inclusive and equitable community. With a focus on helping women and BIPOC entrepreneurs start and grow their businesses, Jaime leads the charge at ASSETS by providing equitable access to training, resources, capital and impact consulting.

Jaime has played a crucial role in the city of Lancaster, especially during a tough time, owing to the global pandemic and protests against racial injustice. Since joining the Council in 2020, he has been an excellent steward of the community, overseeing the distribution of funds allocated through the American Rescue Plan Act. As Chair of the Economic Development Committee, he has worked tirelessly to advance critical efforts aimed at uplifting the residents of Lancaster.

Jaime was instrumental in creating the Small Business Relief Fund, advocated for fair and just housing rental, and helped pass lead abatement ordinances. He led the process to allocate $10 million to support affordable housing and $5 million to fund community facilities projects. Jaime's commitment to building an inclusive community is visible in every project he leads, ensuring that everyone has equal opportunities to grow and prosper.

Having been raised in Lancaster, Jaime understands the significance of creating a thriving community where everyone has a chance to succeed. He was motivated to run for City Council to address unequitable policies of the past and create a bright and promising future for his son. Jaime is passionate about working tirelessly to ensure that everyone has access to stable housing, grow their businesses, and build prosperous futures.