Liz Breadon

Boston City Council, District 9

Liz will maintain LGBTQ+ representation on Boston City Council!


Councilor Liz Breadon is a strong progressive leader for Boston with a vision for an inclusive, equitable and resilient community where all can thrive. An immigrant from Northern Ireland, Liz is an activist and community builder in Allston-Brighton, her home for 25 years, where she lives with her spouse Mary McCarthy. In 2019 Liz became the first out LGBTQ+ woman elected to Boston City Council. As a physical therapist, Liz gained a deep understanding of what people of all backgrounds and abilities need to thrive. Liz is a passionate advocate for the community, championing affordable housing, sustainable development, climate resiliency, reliable transportation, fair labor practices, safe streets, excellent schools, and good jobs. She led a robust COVID-19 response bringing testing, vaccines, food, supplies and rent assistance to the A-B community and doing outreach to 2400 isolated seniors.