Denali Dasgupta - 2023 Aldermanic Candidate


Denali Dasgupta is a progressive candidate and data researcher who has performed data work and analysis for New York City’s Citizens’ Housing and Planning Council and for the policy division of the city’ s Comptroller’s Office. Dasgupta earned a bachelor’s degree in linguistics from Yale University and a master’s degree in urban planning, housing and economic development from New York University. She has lived in Chicago since 2011 and she has her own business called Higher Ground Data. Dasgupta has worked with 39th Ward Neighbors United, according to Block Club Chicago , as well as campaigned for Michael Rabbit, a candidate for Illinois’ 15th House District who lost to incumbent state Rep. Mike Kelly. Dasgupta is endorsed by the progressive group United Working Families.

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