Clara is originally from Central New York State but has made Rhode Island her home since 1997. As a licensed social worker, Clara has worked for 20 years to provide home-based counseling, education, case management, and advocacy for her clients, primarily people on government insurance, families living in poverty, the elderly and individuals with disabilities. Through her work with vulnerable populations— including her 10 years volunteering in a prison book program— Clara has gained a deeper awareness of the injustices faced by her clients and marginalized communities in our state.
I pledge to be accountable to my constituents and not to the special interest groups or party leadership.
I pledge to listen to your concerns and ideas. Ask yourself these two questions: Do you feel like our government is listening to you? What would you like to see changed in your everyday life? Share with me your answers.
I pledge to keep you informed about the legislative agenda. What bills are being heard at the State House and how you can participate in the Democratic process.
I pledge to show up to the State House to represent the community in District 55. To be at important community events and meetings.
I pledge to learn when I don’t have the answers and to work toward compromise and solutions that work for everyone.
I pledge to be honest about my opinions and beliefs. We might not always agree, but will always listen to you.
Most of all, I pledge to work hard each and everyday for North Providence and for the State of Rhode Island!
End the influence of corporate lobbyist money
Make election day a statewide holiday
Repeal the voter ID law
Enact public campaign financing
Yes! Clara is a member of The Rhode Island Political Coop a grassroots movement from Westerly to Woonsocket in order to elect a government that will work for the people of Rhode Island
No. Clara refuses all donations from corporate PACS, corporate lobbyists, and the fossil fuel industry. She relies entirely on grassroots donations.
Clara is committed to being connected on how the government might work more effectively, things that would make your day to day life better, and other things folks’ in District 55 want to Share. she welcomes your email.