About Helen Moon
Rooted in Community, Committed to Sustainable Change
Helen Moon (she/her) is a Pittsfield City Councilor, a member of the Massachusetts Democratic State Committee, and on the Ward 1 Democratic City Committee. As a registered nurse at Fairview Hospital and the Development and Communications Coordinator at Elizabeth Freeman Center, Councilor Moon is rooted in community and committed to sustainable change.
Elected to the Pittsfield City Council in 2017, Councilor Moon approaches her role with a lens of equity and justice, working to reduce barriers for her constituents while ensuring that municipal government is accessible and transparent. From petitioning to require implicit bias training for all councilors, to advocating for Spanish translation from all official city communications, to engaging in difficult conversations about police oversight and accountability, Councilor Moon hopes for a future where all levels of government are for, by and of the people.
Recently honored by the Massachusetts Women’s Political Caucus with a Public Service Award, Councilor Moon is a card-carrying union member of AFT, serves on the Berkshire Immigrant Center’s Board of Advisors, is co-chair to the Berkshire’s Chapter of the MWPC, and is an active member of the NAACP – Berkshire Chapter, the Berkshire Democratic Socialists, and the Berkshire Brigades. She is passionate about electing womxn of color up and down the ballot and across the Commonwealth.