JT Scott is an engineer, activist, resident, and small-business owner in Union Square, Somerville, MA. He is a community leader, engaged with Union United, Union Square neighbors, and Union Square Main Streets-groups which are hyper-focused on the part of Somerville where he lives. He's been active in the formation of a neighborhood council in Union Square. JT founded his business in 2011, employs Somerville residents and pays above a living wage.
He is running for alderman because he believes the city government isn't doing enough to fight for affordable housing, transparency and accountability for residents.