Hussein Ali is a Somali American and a resident of Boston. He was born in Somalia and raised in Kenya, Hussein came to the United States in 2010. He is passionate about diversity, equity, inclusion and advocates the issues for the immigrant communities. Being an immigrant himself, Hussein started engaging with government in both city and state levels to represent for the unrepresented communities since there was a lack of diversity presentations especially among the immigrant communities in the decision-making table. Hussein works closely with his elected official both the city and the state to voice the concerns of the immigrant communities in Boston such as housing and jobs.
He currently serves as a member of the Project Review Committee (PRC) of Roxbury which is a Mayoral appointed body that serves as the primary advisory entity engaged with the review of planning and implementation of the RoxburyStrategic Master Plan. He works closely with the Department of Neighborhood Development, the Boston Planning & Development Agency and the local community organizations. As PRC member, he participates in developmental reviews in both private and public meetings and working groups to review and evaluate the developer submissions. In addition to the PRC role, he is also an active member of Mass Affordable Housing(MAHA) and Greater Boston Interfaith Organization (GBIO) where he advocates more housing issues such as homeownership, building larger units and workforce development.
Hussein received a B.S. in Business Administration and Economics at Northeastern University, with concentrations in Finance and a minor in Political Science. After his graduation, Hussein joined Brown Brothers Harriman as a Financial Analyst. In his free time, Hussein enjoys reading, volunteering and spending time with friends and family.