Megan Green for St. Louis
Megan Ellyia Green is a progressive Democrat running for reelection as the Alderwoman for the new 6th Ward. She has represented the 15th Ward in the City of St. Louis for the last eight years.
Since first being elected to office, Megan has become the progressive champion of St. Louis, fighting for a higher minimum wage, civilian oversight of our police department, reproductive rights for women, protections for survivors of domestic violence, marijuana legalization, and responsible development with community benefits. More recently, she gained attention for her powerful #MeToo post to bring attention to issues of sexual assault and harassment.
As a result of her leadership, Megan was presented the 24th Annual Hershel Walker Peace and Justice Award from the Worker’s Education Society, the 2017 Martin Luther King Human Rights Award from the Coalition of Black Trade Unions, and the Human Rights Coalition Unsung Shero Award.
In 2016, Megan previously represent Missouri as a Member of the Democratic National Committee and was vice chair of the platform committee for the Missouri Democratic Party. Recently, Green joined the Board of Directors of Local Progress, a national organization committed to bringing together local progressive elected officials to drive progressive policy at a local level. In those roles, Megan ensures that the needs of St. Louis are heard at both the state and national levels, while advancing progressive policy at a local level.
In addition to her B.A. in Political Science from Pennsylvania State University, she holds a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from St. Louis University, and a Ph.D. in Education Policy at St. Louis University. Megan also currently works at Washington University in St. Louis as an Adjunct Professor in the Brown School of Social Work.