Bitter Cold in the Forecast
Mayor Wu declared a cold emergency in Boston from Friday, February 3, through Sunday, February 5, due to the extreme cold weather in the forecast. BCYF locations will be activated as warming centers on Friday and Saturday during their normal hours.

Lucero Castañeda

Mayor's Office Fellow
Lucero is Harvard's 2022-2023 Presidential City of Boston Fellow. A recent graduate of Harvard, Lucero received a BA in Environmental Science and Public Policy with highest honors, and is excited to apply her knowledge of environmental science towards the city's future plans. During her time at college, Lucero was an intern for the Dean of Students Office, a policy researcher for the Harvard University Foreign Policy Initiative, and spent her senior year writing and completing a thesis on water policy along the U.S.-Mexico Border. During her free time, you can find Lucero reading, exploring a new interest, or enjoying the outdoors.
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