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Kaleem Shabazz
3rd Ward

Current Member of City Council
Elected Term Start Friday, January 01, 2016
Elected Term End Tuesday, December 31, 2019
Contact Information
Phone: (609) 347-5230

Mr. Kaleem Shabazz, the Third Ward Councilperson was elected in November 2015.  He won the Democratic Primary with over 81% of the vote and was unopposed in the General Election.  A Graduate of Rutger's University, Kaleem is a product of local schools and a proud graduate of Atlantic City High School  The winner of numerous awards: The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award, The Father Thom Schivago Humanitarian Award (from Beth El Synogogue), The Community Service Award from the Mainland NAACP, and The Community Service Award from the Fellowship of Churches.  One of his proudest moments was helping to lead a successful effort to keep a South African-based casino from coming to Atlantic City during the time of apartheid, by speaking at the United Nations.

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Married to his beautiful wife, Yolanda, for forty-two years, Councilman Shabazz has one daughter, Anjail and two grandsons, Emanuel (a Stockton University Graduate) and Emil (a Junior at Rutger's University).  A recovering 76ers basketball fan, Kaleem is a confirmed 'nerd', enjoying reading the Times, The Star Ledger, The Inquirer and The Press on Sunday mornings over breakfast or brunch.

Pledging to be a visible presence in the Third Ward, Shabazz says " My goal is to represent the people of the Third Ward with intelligence, vigor and dignity.  I want to be effective in my advocacy for Atlantic City, efficient in my response to constituent concerns and responsible to insure that government works to the maximum benefit  of our residents and citizens" .

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