Frank Farrow

Executive Director, Office of Black Male Advancement

Born and raised in Roxbury, Frank Farrow brings years of community engagement and management experience to the Mayor’s Office of Black Male Advancement. Recently, Farrow served as Senior Advisor to Mayor Michelle Wu. 

As, the Roxbury Organizing Director on Mayor Wu's campaign, Farrow built a grassroots field operation that engaged and mobilized Boston’s diverse communities. Previously, Farrow served as the Family Organizing Director at School Facts Boston, collaboratively engaging with families to foster dialogue and advocate on important issues to improve education for all in Boston.

In 2012, Farrow founded Elevate Boston Foundation, which focuses on improving economic, education, criminal justice and health outcomes of youth and families living in communities of color throughout Boston. In response to COVID-19, Farrow spearheaded the Foodcare Boston initiative in partnership with community based organizations, distributing food, toiletries, PPE and other necessities to 1,000 predominantly Black families in need weekly throughout the pandemic. Farrow also advocated for racial justice reform and proposed legislation establishing a permanent commission on the social status of Black men and boys in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. 

A proud native of Roxbury, Frank Farrow enjoys spending time with his family and mentoring young people in the City of Boston.

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