2021 Birmingham City Election

Don “Donnie” Stone, Birmingham City Council D7

Don “Donnie” Stone

Birmingham City Council, District 7

Don “Donnie” Stone

 Age: N/A

Residence: Birmingham

Political experience: None

Professional experience: Founder, Princeton Furniture Market; over 20 years of experience as an insurance industry broker/entrepreneur

Civic experience: Former volunteer GED teacher, Jefferson County Family Court; Friends of the Federation of Southern Co-Operative Black Farmers, credit unions, and Black farm co-ops; volunteer basketball coach

Education: BBA degree in marketing, Alabama State University; Lawson State Community College; Birmingham City Schools

 Significant endorsements: None listed

 Top contributors: None reported

Main Issues: Team up with the district attorney, neighborhood residents, leaders and law enforcement to create safe communities, using community policing and neighborhood interaction to reduce and solve violent crimes and murders; speak out for more police accountability and against random traffic stops in communities of color only; innovate to create good paying jobs, job training and entrepreneurship programs with Lawson State and on-job training; create western-area community development initiatives to encourage investment in the community; redesign dilapidated houses and create a path to home ownership, including a $4,000 grant to rehabilitate and live in dilapidated housing

 Campaign: facebook.com/don.stone.9889