2022 Alabama Elections

Tereshia Huffman, Alabama House of Representatives District 56

Tereshia Huffman

Tereshia Huffman

Party: Democratic

Age: 37

Residence: Oxmoor Valley

Political experience: Member, Birmingham Water Works board; field organizer for Mayor Randall Woodfin’s 2021 campaign.

Professional experience: Previous community organizer for House District 60. Worked in the office of Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, including in human resources and in human services; managed a streetcar project, worked on time-saving and information technology programs, secured funding for 350,000 meals for children during the summer. Worked in the office of DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond, where she led projects on water infrastructure and blight removal and started an urban garden food project. Worked in a child advocacy center, REV and KHA consulting. Has worked for Birmingham Promise as a student outreach coordinator since October.

Education: Bachelor of Arts from the University of Alabama, attended Ramsay and Pinson Valley high schools.

Main issues: Making sure all people have the resources and opportunities they need to succeed; expanding mental health resources in the state, expanding trade and vocational education to middle schools, improving economic development in the district, increasing funding for special education and pre-kindergarten programs, eliminating food deserts.

Campaign Info: https://www.tereshiahuffman.com/