|BOSTON – Tuesday, July 27, 2021 – Mayor Kim Janey today announced the appointment of Uju Onochie as the neighborhood liaison for Roslindale and the African Community City-wide and Molly Griffin as the neighborhood liaison for Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Fenway and Mission Hill for the Office of Neighborhood Services (ONS). They will serve as the primary contact for constituents and businesses to connect with the Mayor’s Office, and will facilitate the delivery of services in collaboration with City departments.
“I am pleased to welcome Uju and Molly to the Office of Neighborhood Services,” said Mayor Janey. “As neighborhood and community liaisons, they will play a crucial role in engaging their neighbors, especially our most vulnerable populations. I know both of these talented new leaders will serve their communities well.”
Uju Onochie was born and raised in Boston and is an active member of the Nigerian American community. She currently lives in Mattapan. She graduated from the University of Massachusetts Amherst class of 2021 with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science.
“I am very excited to be in this role with the Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services,” said Onochie. “I will do my very best to serve my community and connect them to the resources provided by the City of Boston!”
A fan of sci-fi novels and discovering activities around the city with friends and family, Onochie plans to pursue a master’s degree in Public Administration with hopes of one day creating policies to help marginalized communities.