Lawrence will be the only openly LGBTQ member of the Phoenix City Council
Lawrence Robinson is a community leader who has dedicated his life to the service of others. A native of the district, Lawrence has advocated for his neighbors as president of his local school board, where he led a campaign to bring better pay and working conditions to school workers and more investment into the classrooms. His leadership in education also earned him a spot as the president of the Arizona School Board Association. At the municipal level, Lawrence partnered with the mayor of Phoenix to create and enact anti-discrimination and anti-bullying policies to protect all people living and working in Phoenix. On the city council, Lawrence will ensure that everyone has access to job opportunities, safer communities, and forward-thinking investment in their neighborhoods.
Importance of Candidacy:
- Lawrence will be the only openly LGBTQ member of the Phoenix City Council.
- He will be the first openly LGBTQ person to represent District 8.