2019 Birmingham City Election

Carlos Chaverst

Birmingham City Council, District 6

Age: 26

Residence: Birmingham

Political Experience: Field Organizer, Terra Strategies, 2017; Executive Assistant to Councilor Sheila Tyson, Birmingham City Council, 2015-17; Candidate for Constable, AL House District 60, 2015; HBCU Outreach Coordinator, Bernie 2016, 2015-16; Field Director, Organizing for Action, 2012-13.

Professional Experience: CEO, Chaverst Strategies, 2017-present; Political Strategist, Touch Communications, 2017-present; Youth Director, National Action Network, 2013-present; Radio Host, Real Talk with Carlos Chaverst, 2014-15; Outreach Coordinator, Abacus/Sharp, LLC, 2014; Electronics Team Member Trainer, Target, 2013-14; Volunteer Junior Reporter, ABC 33/40, 2011-12; HLN On-Air Personality, CNN, 2013.

Civic Experience: Secretary, Outcast Voters League; Vice President, Jefferson County Millennial Democrats.

Education: Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Government, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2016; Erwin High School, 2012; Working on associate’s in Criminal Justice/Police Science, Southern New Hampshire University; working on Bachelor of Science in Communication and Media Studies, Purdue University Global, 2020.

Main Issues: Chaverst says he has six key issues he would like to focus on: education, business and jobs, environmental issues, policing, housing and blight, and participatory budgeting.

Top Contributors: None filed.

Campaign: facebook.com/cchaverst

 

Chaverst did not respond to requests for information from BirminghamWatch.