New York City Campaign Finance Board



  Party Enrolled In: Democratic

  Occupation: Award Winning Community Activist; Housing/Community Development Professional.

  Occupational Background: Director, Community Development, Promesa; Director, Community Planning & Development, ECDO; Project Director, Omnicom Group; Teacher, NYC Board of Education; President, REAPS Community Land Trust; Strategic Director, HCCI; President, Laff City USA; Treasury Analyst, Odgen Allied; Reporter, NY Daily News; Staff Writer, Times Journal; Stringer, NY Times; Editor, The Campus; Student Lobbyist, CUNY; Consultant - Upper Manhattan Task Force on AIDS, St. Aloysius Education Clinic, Harlem Business Alliance, NY Urban Coalition.

  Educational Background: M.S. Candidate & Community Economic Development Fellow, City/Regional Planning, Pratt Institute; B.A., Speech (honors)/Urban Legal Studies - CCNY Greenberg Center for Urban Legal Education & Urban Policy, CUNY; Fordham University; HS of Music & Art; Douglass School; PS 123M.

  Organizational Affiliations: Memorial Baptist Church; National Action Network; NAACP; Harlem Tenants Council; CCNY Alumni Association; Boys Choir of Harlem; Harlem Council on the Arts; NY Urban League; Harlem Legal Services; Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity; NYC Mission Society/Minisink - Order of the Feather; 100 Black Men Inc.

  Prior Public Experience: First Democratic District Leader in Manhattan to beat the entire political machine; Youngest New Yorker appointed as a Trustee of a Community School District and First Teenager appointed to a Community Planning Board; Delegate, NY County Judicial Convention; National VP, College Democrats; Youngest Delegate, Democratic National Convention; Student Representative, Public Affairs Committee, CUNY Board of Trustees; Honorary Degree Committee, CCNY; CCNY Envoy to Dominica; CCNY Graduating Class President; CCNY Student Ombudsman; Congressional Black Caucus Envoy to Egypt; NYC Youth Employment Planning Council; NYC Youth Council; Community Advisory Board, NYC Health & Hospital Corporation.