In our ongoing spotlight of this year’s Lights of Freedom honorees, today we are highlighting our longtime member and fellow social justice advocate Michele Burger. Michele has worked as Director of Constituent Services in Council Member Rosie Mendez’s office, and was one of Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer’s campaign managers. Michele’s background is in social work and has worked on homelessness, public housing, senior and constituent services, and emergency food programs. In all of her roles, Michele has shown real dedication to improving the lives of those in her community, and she shares our passion for ensuring social, economic and racial justice for all. Michele has been an active member of CVH and was also a member of the sponsoring committee for Community Voices Heard’s event, A Progressive Vision for New York panel discussion.