Jen Lucey

I met Ali when our oldest children attended the same elementary school. Together, he and I led a PTO sub-committee. It was a joy to work with Ali. I learned that he has a great sense for what needs to be done and how to make it happen. A true visionary, his approach is always Read More …

Steve McIntyre

I first met Ali when he ran for the special election for the Ward 7 City Council seat when Tom Ayres moved to Randolph. His story was, and continues to be impressive and inspiring. I know that Ali will bring a degree of inclusiveness to Burlington city government that doesn’t exist. His work with students Read More …

Erik & Ute Monsen

We are excited to endorse Ali Dieng as the next Mayor of Burlington Vermont because he is a highly experienced and deeply caring community builder who listens carefully, thinks deeply, and acts promptly and personally. As a father, a New American and an educator of other New American parents through Parent University and the Burlington Read More …

Virginie Diambou

Ali is a wonderful leader. He is trustworthy and is known for respecting his words. As an immigrant, Ali knows better than anyone the challenges people face when resettling in the US, especially in Vermont. He is conscious of all the dynamics at play for people to thrive. He also understands the importance of feeling Read More …

Holly Beckert

I am writing to endorse Ali Dieng for mayor of Burlington. I have known Ali for about eight years. In that time, Ali has shown his true passion and dedication to our community. Ali knows our community inside and out. His energy is inspiring. He recognizes that our city’s diversity is an asset. He will Read More …

Sandrine Kibuey

I was full of joy and hope for a better future for our city when I was told about Ali’s run for Mayorship of Burlington in 2021. I have had the privilege to meet Ali many years ago when he was introducing JJ Flynn Elementary School kids (including mine) to the art of drumming. Since Read More …