Leon Rivera helps lead protest on Mass Ave & Washington St urging city officials to address the opioids crisis impacting the area. Leon Rivera picks up over 100 needles in less than 20 minutes in the area of Mass Ave.
Leon Rivera with Roxbury & South End community members after a protest demanding city officials address quality of life issues in District 7. Leon Rivera listens to concerned resident after stand out in Roxbury.
2009: Leon joins the late Chuck Turner on his re-election campaign. Chuck Turner was Leon’s first mentor, helping him understand what local politics was & why it was important to be engaged & active in the community.