Indianapolis City Council, District 5
Alison Brown is a small business owner and former nonprofit executive. After a lifetime of standing tall for others, Ali is running for Indianapolis City-County Council to make real change in her community. From her activist work with organizations like Freedom Indiana to her efforts connecting people with new careers as a workforce development nonprofit executive, Ali has dedicated her life to empowering people and lifting up her community. As a progressive leader in Indianapolis, Ali has been a leading voice in fighting for equality in our state. In her professional life, Ali has first-hand workforce development experience as the Executive Director of a large construction workforce development nonprofit, helping to connect people to apprenticeship programs in the building trades. Ali has helped hundreds of Indianapolis residents find jobs by leading the planning and execution of career fairs in the Circle City. As the previous Executive Director of the Indiana Transportation Association, the leading nonprofit representing mass transit in our state, Ali believes that an interconnected community benefits everyone and leads to a better Indianapolis. Ali has been married to her husband, Zach, for more than three years and this January their son, Dylan, will celebrate his second birthday. Time and time again, she has proven her ability to lead our community to a better future. Now, Ali is ready to stand tall for Indy.