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Meet the Candidates 2022: Coby Alexander King

Meet the Candidates 2022: Coby Alexander King

Coby King

  • Living in Oakland Park 35+ year resident of the city of Oakland Park at Harlem Mcbride Neighborhood.
  • Co-founder and Director of Sunshine Community Awareness Program; a community organization that strives on creating, connecting, engaging, and empowering our communities in a positive way.
  • Founder and Director of The Teen Alliance Project; a youth organization that impact youth by providing opportunities that build character, civic engagement, personal awareness, and expands life experiences.
  • City of Oakland Park Local Government Academy class of 2018.
  • Member of the City of Oakland Park 2020 US Census action team.
  • Founding member of The Nonprofit Alliance Group of Oakland Park.
  • Founding member and steering committee Vice-chair of Neighborhood Coalition of Oakland Park.
  • Nominated and appointed member not currently serving City of Oakland Park Planning and Zoning Board.
  • Past member of the City of Oakland Park School Advisory Board.
  • Current member of the United Central Broward Neighborhood Alliance.
  • Parishioner and Current Trustee of Mt.Zion AME Church in Oakland Park.
  • Currently working for the Broward Sheriff’s Office as a Neighborhood Support Specialist.
  • Husband and Father of two kids: Alexander 4 yr/old and Amelia 2 year/old.

What will you do for the City of Oakland Park?

“I look forward to determining polices and inacting local laws for the health and well fare of the people of Oakland Park.

I will also identify community needs and develop community programs and projects. And I look forward to participating in long range planning of the City budget.”

Why should residents vote for you?

“Proven leadership with dedication and passion for the city of Oakland Park.

A fourth generation resident that has put in “sweat equity” for my city and is ready to be a member of the dais to continue the “city on the move” moving positively forward.”

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