Natalie Higgins, a lifelong Leominster resident, is running for State Representative of the 4th Worcester District. After graduating from UMass Amherst with degrees in political science and Spanish, Natalie attended Northeastern University School of Law, worked in the former Governor Patrick’s office, and now serves as Vice President of the Board of Directors after years of service at Pathways for Change, a Worcester-based rape crisis center. She is also the Executive Director of PHENOM, the Public Higher Education Network of Massachusetts, where she advocates for better funded, affordable and accessible public higher education. As a supporter of LGBTQ rights, Natalie has pledged to fight for LGBTQ equality on Beacon Hill and has experience advocating for many vulnerable groups in the community, including elders, people living with HIV/AIDS, and survivors of sexual/domestic violence. MassEquality PAC is thrilled to endorse Natalie in her campaign in the 4th Worcester District.