About Wellington Sharpe: Businessman*Community
A long-time comunnity leader and activist WELLINGTON
SHARPE is the kind of person who will work for you. He's
got REAL-LIFE experience in management and organization
having developed and nurtured his own business for over 25 years.
He has used his business to help people gain entry-level positions
into the competitive Brooklyn ob market, many of whom have gone
on to bigger things. He is a graduate of Baruch College and sits
on the boards of a number of organizations including the Community
Advisory Boards of the Kings County Hospital Center and Brooklyn
Hospital Center. SHARPE is a member of the caribbean American
Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CACCI) and the Caribbean Action
Lobby, two community organizations dedicated to promoting business
and civic awareness.
As ana activist
SHARPE has worked with other community leaders
- elected and unelected - to help advocate for quality health
care for all. He has spoken out against things that negatively
affected the community including police brutality, neighborhood
crime, teenage pregnancy and the need for those in authority to
bring important services to the community.
favors a consultative style that will be the engine which
drives COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT in the decision-making
process - across the board. Throughout his adult life he has always
placed a high premium on community service because he believes
that this builds character.
started his life in New York City after migrating from
Jamaica at the bottom of the social and economic ladder. He was
first a cab driver, a day worker at Burger King, and he juggled
two and sometimes three jobs to further his education and feed
his family. That is why he can relate to the day-to-day struggles
of the residents of the 21st District whether it is working hard
to keep that hard-earned home by scarificing to pay the mortgage
or saving to send a child to college.
understands the community and is sensitive to its varied
needs. He brings to the District the kind of proactive, informed
and caring leadership with a vision for the community that is
sorely needed in this time. SHARPE will bring
the kind of leadership that unites all residents of the District
and celebrates and embraces its diversity.
that I've been specially prepared to meet these challenges. I'm
qualified to represent this district. I believe that the strength
to make a change for the better is part of what makes our community
great. We must face the future together in the spirit of a shared
commitment to lifting up all our residents and with the understanding
that this commitment must be a partnership of equals that works
for the benefit and good of all," Sharpe says.
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