Colin Bird-Martinez

Chicago Alderperson, 31st Ward, IL

Colin is running for Alderman in Chicago’s 31st Ward. He grew up in Oak Park, Illinois and currently works as an automotive analyst. An organizer who has been fighting for progressive change for years, Colin founded the Hermosa Neighborhood Association in 2014, which has advocated for affordable housing initiatives and infrastructure revitalization throughout his community. Colin has also served as an active member of his Local School Council since 2015. Colin is committed to putting community first, fighting for LGBTQIA+ rights, and ending segregation across Chicago. He currently lives in Hermosa with his husband, their dachshund, and two cats.