City Council District 6

Gabriela Santiago-Romero
Gabriela Santiago-Romero

Gabriela Santiago-Romero is the newly elected Detroit City Council Member for District 6. She currently serves on the Budget, Finance & Audit Standing Committee, and is the first Latina to ever chair a standing committee, Public Health & Safety.

 

District 6 Community Resource Guide

 

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Council Member Bio

Gabriela Santiago-Romero is an immigrant from Mexico and a Southwest Detroit native. She’s the former Policy and Research Director at We The People Michigan based in Detroit. She earned her master of Social Work studying Social Policy and Evaluation with a focus on Community and Social Systems from the University of Michigan. She has made history by becoming the first out female LGBTQ Detroit councilmember. She’s a community activist and organizer who has extensive experience working for Detroit nonprofits and local government. Love and food fuel her work.