2021 Birmingham City Election

Kimberly Jeanty, Birmingham City Council D2

Kimberly Jeanty (photo provided)

Birmingham City Council, District 2

Kimberly Jeanty

 Age: 46

Residence: Birmingham (East Lake)

Political experience: Candidate, Birmingham City Council District 2, 2017.

Professional experience: Virtual administrative assistant, self-employed, 2017-present; owner, Gigi’s Catering Service, 2011-present; past interim executive director, Ruffner Mountain, 2013; founder, Cash Mob: East Birmingham, 2012-14; committee assistant, Birmingham City Council, 2009-10, 2011-13; neighborhood liaison to Councilor Kim Rafferty’s office, 2009-2011.

Civic experience: Past president, South East Lake Neighborhood Association; past president; Roebuck Community; member, Citizens Advisory Board; past president and volunteer, East Lake Merchant Group; past board member and volunteer, East Lake Arts District; vendor, East Lake Farmers Market; member, International Council of Shopping Center; interim executive director and volunteer, Community Kitchens of Birmingham; volunteer, Northeastern Framework Planning Committee; volunteer, Alabama Veterans Memorial Park

Education: None listed

Significant endorsements: Jefferson County Progressive Democratic Council, Communication Workers of America (Birmingham Chapter), Central Alabama Labor Federation, The Real Voters of Birmingham and Alabama New South Alliance

Top contributors: None reported

Main Issues: Communicate regularly the status of current district projects and inquire about the status of all capital projects for District 2; advocate for more small business incentives and resources, as well as more big business recruitment and retention; work to make sure every neighborhood gets its fair share of city funds