Alice Wolf

Alice Wolf is a senior advisor at MAC after serving in the Massachusetts House of Representatives and as Cambridge’s Mayor, Vice Mayor, City Councilor and School Committee Member.

During these years in elective office, Alice worked on a broad range of issues including education, civil rights, affordable housing, and equal and broad access to public services. When she was State Representative, Alice worked with MAC staff on several high priority MAC issues including special education, trauma sensitive schools, and legislation related to school discipline. She continues to bring her expertise in these areas to MAC now.

Born in Austria, Representative Wolf came to America at the age of five with her family, fleeing the Nazi regime. She earned a B.S. from Simmons College and later an M.P.A. from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. In 2001, she received an honorary Doctor of Education degree from Wheelock College. She and her husband Robert Wolf have two sons, Eric and Adam, who were her inspiration to get involved in Cambridge schools and government. She has four grandchildren.