Brendan Little is the Policy Director for the Mayor's Office of Recovery Services (ORS), the City of Boston's newly created office coordinating all addiction recovery efforts across the city. ORS is the first and only municipal recovery office in the United States.
Brendan formerly worked at the City of Boston's Office of Workforce Development, where he helped create policies that supported high-risk, court-involved youth with educational and employment opportunities. In 2014, he traveled to Pakistan with a US State Department delegation on behalf of the City of Boston to present on Boston's work with high-risk youth.
Prior to that, he worked at the Mayor's Office where he was the internal lead coordinating the research and development process which led to the creation of the Mayor's Office of Recovery Services, where he currently serves. He graduated summa cum laude from University of Massachusetts Boston with a BA in American Studies, and with two minors, Political Science and English.
Brendan lives in the Jamaica Plain neighborhood of Boston.