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Lydia Polaski

South Boston Liaison

Lydia Polaski is a proud resident of South Boston. She earned her Master’s degree in Communication Management from the University of Southern California. Her professional background is in the nonprofit sector in Boston with a focus on communication strategy and community events. Lydia is the founder of Friends and Neighbors, a nonprofit dedicated to strengthening community through events and opportunities that create new bonds and offer resources to those in need.

Lydia served on the Andrew Square Civic Association leadership team, where she liaised with the MBTA to advance improvements at Andrew Station and increased confidence in public transportation within the South Boston community. She also served on the board of the South Boston MOMS Club and Paraclete Center. 

When Lydia is out and about, you will find her at community events with her family, sipping coffee at a number of Southie establishments, or simply enjoying a long walk to appreciate New England architecture.

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