Jivan Sobrinho-Wheeler

Cambridge City Council, MA

Jivan Sobrinho-Wheeler is a renter, an organizer, a democratic socialist, and an environmentalist. He works at a land-policy think tank in Cambridge with environmental programs and has volunteered as a tenants organizer with City Life/Vida Urbana and Boston DSA supporting residents who face eviction, steep rent increases, and poor living conditions like mold. He is a member of Cambridge Bike Safety, Sunrise, and Our Revolution and has advocated at Council meetings for tenant protections, climate resiliency, and the Cycling Safety Ordinance. He is the son of an immigrant father and a mother from Iowa and speaks Portuguese.