2021 Birmingham City Election

Barbara Files-Kennedy, Birmingham City Council D8

Barbara Files-Kennedy

Birmingham City Council, District 8

Barbara Files-Kennedy

 Residence: Birmingham

Political experience: None

Professional experience: Owner, Oncallnotary, 2016-present; founder/executive senior coach, Issues Topics & Solutions, 2016-present behavioral change counselor, UAB, 2007-present; motivational speaker, MayaTech, 2007-present; case manager/housing specialist for UAB Substance Abuse Programs, 2003-2007; street outreach worker/team supervisor, UAB, 1998-2003; prevention/addictions treatment consultant, Royal Divinity Industries, 1998-present

Civic experience: Associate prevention specialist, Alabama Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association; associate addictions professional, Alabama Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association; HIV/AIDS education and prevention instructor, American Red Cross; notary public for the state at large

Education: Miles College, 2007

Significant endorsements: None listed

 Top contributors: Valencia Green, $600; Mary L. Holt, $500; ENG Construction, $209.30

Main Issues: Organize community events centered on educating youth and seniors for the betterment of the environment (topics: health and nutrition, recycling, culture, etc.); create a sense of family for District 8 for a more efficient and effective environmental system; provide greater support for nonprofits to give the community a helping hand; 1-on-1 engagements with residents of District 8

Campaign: barbarafileskennedy.com