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|Occupation||community activict, city councilperson|
|Known for||First nonbinary person to hold office in Massachusetts|
Thu Nguyen is a community activist who was elected to the City Council of Worcester, Massachusetts in November 2021, becoming the first out nonbinary person to hold office in that state. They are also the first Southeast Asian American elected to the Worcester City Council.
Nguyen's campaign platform included improving the public health system, improving the relationship between Worcester police and the community, governmental transparency and accountability, investing in the education system and renewable energy, and lowering property taxes for working-class families, among other issues.
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- Foskett, Steven H. Jr. (3 November 2021). "City Council at-large: Thu Nguyen first nonbinary person elected to office in Massachusetts". Telegram & Gazette. Retrieved 10 November 2021.
- Shenoy, Rupa (9 November 2021). "Worcester community activist on being first openly nonbinary person elected in Mass". wbur.org. Retrieved 10 November 2021.
- "Issues". Thu For City Council. Retrieved 10 November 2021.