Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre

New York State's 11th Assembly District

Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre was elected in the 2014 General Election, succeeding Assemblyman Robert K. Sweeney after he served the 11th Assembly District for 26 years. She is the daughter of parents who migrated from Haiti to the United States. She attended Medgar Evers College and continued at Brooklyn College earning her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Creative Writing in 2005. In pursuit of her master’s degree she attended Stony Brook University, earning her Master of Science in Public Policy in 2007.

Kimberly was employed by the Suffolk County Legislature, working for Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory of the 15th Legislative District as a legislative aide; Congressman Steve Israel as the district Community Outreach Coordinator; Vice President of Properties at the Town of Babylon’s Industrial Development Agency (IDA); Director of the Town of Babylon’s Wyandanch Resource Center. Kimberly is an Energeia Partnership graduate at Molloy College of Class 2014. The Energeia Partnership is a leadership academy dedicated to identifying and addressing the serious, complex and multi-dimensional issues challenging the Long Island region. She is committed to improving the lives of Children and Families through policy and working with grass-root organizations.

In the NYS Assembly, she currently sits on the following committees: Economic Development Committee, Mental Health Committee, Local Government Committee, Transportation Committee Banks Committee and Children and Families and Chair of the Sub-Committee of Banking in underserve communities.

She is a member of the NYS Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislative Caucus and its’ sub-committee of Women of Color, Member of the NYS Women Legislative Caucus; Climate Change Workgroup; and National Black Caucus of State Legislators Chair of Children, Youth and Families Committee.

Kimberly Jean-Pierre is a proud mother to Gianna J. Jean-Charles.

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