Glory Mukendi

Glory Mukendi

Selectman, Ward 9, Manchester, NH

2023 Endorsement

Glory, a native of DRC Congo, is a dedicated mother of two boys and currently serves as the program director at Victory Women of Vision. With a deep passion for advocating for immigrant and refugee populations, Glory has embarked on a new endeavor by running for the office of Selectman. Her ultimate goal is to create a sense of belonging for all individuals, particularly young BIPOC from diverse backgrounds, ensuring they have equal opportunities to advocate and participate in the decision-making process at the municipal level.

Driven by her desire to improve education and create better opportunities for special needs children within the immigrant community, Glory is pursuing a master's degree in special education. Additionally, she is participating in a Trauma Informed Policy and Practice program, as well as obtaining a certificate in the NH Leadership series. These endeavors aim to empower individuals with disabilities and their family members, bringing about positive changes in disability policy and systems, particularly within the often overlooked BIPOC community.

Glory's unwavering commitment to social justice and inclusive policies is evident in her extensive efforts to make a difference in the lives of marginalized populations. With her impressive academic pursuits and on-the-ground experience, Glory is poised to effect meaningful change and promote equality within her community.