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Joshua Lafazan

AdvisorNext Generation Politics


Joshua Lafazan, Legislator-Elect for the Nassau County Legislature’s 18th District, became one of the youngest elected officials in the history of New York State when at 18 years of age he was elected to the Syosset School Board of Education, receiving 82% of the vote in May of 2012. Josh recently won his seat on the Nassau County Legislature, and is now the youngest person to hold the position in Long Island’s history. He is a TEDx speaker, and the author of “Political Gladiators: How Millennials Can Navigate the 21st Century Political Minefield and WIN!” Joshua graduated in May of 2017 from the Harvard Graduate School of Education with a Master’s Degree in Education Policy and Management. In 2016, Joshua graduated with a degree in Industrial and Labor Relations from the Cornell University ILR School