Marti Cummings

New York City Council, District 7

Marti's victory will help preserve LGBTQ leadership in NYC government

Biography

Marti Gould Allen-Cummings has been a resident of NYC for 15 years. They moved to the city when they were 17 years old to pursue a career in the performing arts. Over the course of the last decade, they have built a name as a drag artist, activist, and television producer. During the 2016 election, Marti began the Hell’s Kitchen Democrats. Their political activism energized a community and has brought people together who are seeking progressive change in our nation’s politics. They currently sit on Community Board 9, serving the people of Upper Manhattan, and they’re currently an advisor on the NYC Nightlife Advisory Board.

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