Alyssa Rayman-Read

Vice President and Director, CLF Massachusetts CLF Massachusetts @RaymanRead

Alyssa Rayman-Read is the Vice President and Director of CLF Massachusetts.

Alyssa has focused her career on reducing inequalities that undermine working families, and on protecting and enhancing the rights of vulnerable populations. Prior to joining CLF, Rayman-Read was Assistant General Counsel and Director of Labor Engagement at Northeastern University, advising the university’s senior executive team on labor relations, strategic communications, and organizational development. She also investigated and prosecuted unfair labor practice complaints across New England at the National Labor Relations Board.

Before embarking on her legal career, Alyssa was a policy journalist, editor, and writer translating complex legal and legislative concepts to diverse audiences.

Alyssa has a J.D. from Georgetown University Law School, an MA from Union Theological Seminary, and her BA from Swarthmore College.

Recent Posts

Merrimack Gas Explosions: A Tragic Byproduct of Natural Gas
On the evening of September 13, I was with CLF’s Massachusetts Advisory Board and our community partners in Lawrence. We met in a beautifully restored mill building (Duck Mill at Union Crossing) to celebrate what we have accomplished in the Lawrence community, together with the City of Lawrence and two local non-profit organizations: Groundwork Lawrence…
The Massachusetts Legislative Session: An Anticlimactic Finish
Last week on July 31, at 1:12 a.m., the gavel fell in Massachusetts, closing the door on the Legislative Session amidst a frenzy of last-minute negotiations and deal-making. With the clock ticking, the last few weeks of the two-year session are when our elected officials make some of the most significant legislative decisions. Now we…
Massachusetts Legislature Fails to Take Meaningful Action on Clean Energy
This week, Massachusetts had a chance to make meaningful progress on clean energy. With a slew of bills in front of them, the legislature was poised to minimize electricity costs, bolster local job growth, and protect its people from the worst effects of climate change. Instead, our legislators made only half-hearted nods towards progress, falling…


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