The first openly gay Springfield City Council member and former Policy Advisor to U.S. Senator Ed Markey, Amaad Rivera has an impressive record of advocacy and political action. Born and raised in Springfield, MA, he has devoted his career to fighting for progressive public policies and advocating on behalf of his city and region. Amaad has also been a strong and vocal champion for LGBTQ equality throughout his career. The MassEquality PAC is proud to endorse Amaad in his campaign.