Lezlie Braxton Campbell is a former middle school educator and is politically and civically active across Massachusetts. He has served as President of the Young Democrats of MA and Deputy Campaign Manager to elect the first Puerto Rican to the Massachusetts State Senate. Braxton was also a candidate for City Council in his hometown. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from Westfield State University and is currently pursuing a Masters from Teacher’s College-Columbia University.
Braxton became an educator because he wanted to work in education policy, specifically focusing on school discipline and restorative justice efforts. Since becoming an educator, he has worked on diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts around curriculum, teaching practices, and student behavior. In addition to serving as Board President of N2N, Braxton is currently the Deputy Director at an education nonprofit and serves as a commissioner on the MA Commission LGBTQ Youth. He advocates for youth, education, civic engagement, and the LGBTQ+ community.