Representative Lydia Glaize
ROOTS AND RESILIENCE
MY JOURNEY TO ADVOCACY
I am Representative Lydia Glaize, a proud mother of seven, with deep roots tracing back to my family of sharecroppers from Georgia and Alabama. They moved to New Jersey in the 1950s, seeking a better life. My journey began early; at just seven years old, I became a cornerstone of my family's welfare. I spent my childhood with my hands in the soil, under the sun, working in fields to support our family. This experience taught me the value of hard work, selflessness, and the importance of advocating for myself and others. As the eldest daughter and the first in my family to graduate from college, I opened the door for my siblings to pursue higher education. My life is a story of overcoming obstacles, fueled by dreams and servant-leadership, leading to the upward mobility of my family against all odds.
SERVING DISTRICT 67
MY LEGISLATIVE PATH
In 2023, I was honored to assume office as a member of the Georgia House of Representatives for District 67, following my victory in the November 8, 2022, general election. Serving in this role, my responsibilities include being a part of the Education Committee, the House Higher Education Committee, and the Information and Audits Committee. These assignments are a testament to my commitment to shaping impactful public policy, particularly in the realms of education and governance, both in our district and across the state.
VISION FOR TOMORROW
My Commitment To You
My mission as your representative is centered on three key pillars: educational recovery, economic empowerment, and environmental sustainability.
I am dedicated to advocating for effective educational recovery strategies, ensuring our public schools are fully funded, and expanding opportunities for apprenticeships. My focus on economic development is rooted in supporting a living wage and fostering regional economic growth through job creation and entrepreneurship. Environmental sustainability is also a crucial aspect of my work, where I aim to ensure safe practices in our local landfills and protect our waterways.
Together, we can create a brighter future for our district, one that is grounded in education, economic prosperity, and environmental responsibility.