Olivia “Liv” Bennett is a community activist running to represent District 13 for Allegheny County Council. Growing up, Liv saw the detrimental effects of violence and economic hardship. Witnessing the painful outcomes of poverty and the crack epidemic in her community shaped her vision to create a better society.
Liv graduated Magna Cum Laude from Carlow University in May of 2018 with a Bachelor of Science in business management and a minor in information technology. She will fight for environmental safeguards, demand paid sick days county-wide, advocate for affordable fares in public transportation, expand LGBTQIA+ protections, and relentlessly pursue policies that benefit people from all walks of life in Allegheny County.