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Yvette Clarke's Biography

Office:

Contact Information

222 Lenox Road
Suites 1 & 2
Brooklyn, NY 11226

2058 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515

Full Name:

Yvette D. Clarke

Gender:

Female

Family:

Single

Birth Date:

11/21/1964

Birth Place:

Brooklyn, NY

Home City:

Brooklyn, NY

Religion:

Protestant

Attended, Medgar Evers College, The City University of New York

Graduated, Public Policy/Political Science, Oberlin College, 1982-1986

Representative, United States House of Representatives, New York, District 9, 2013-present

Candidate, United States House of Representatives, New York, District 9, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018, 2020

Representative, United States House of Representatives, New York, District 11, 2006-2012

Candidate, United States House of Representatives, New York, District 11, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010

Member, New York City Council, 40th District, 2001-2006

Secretary, Congressional Black Caucus

Co-Chair, Congressional Black Women and Girls Caucus

Co-Chair, Congressional Caribbean Caucus

Member, Congressional Progressive Caucus, present

Former Member, Contracting and Workforce Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Senior Whip, Democratic Caucus

Former Member, Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Economic Growth, Tax and Capital Access Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Ethics Committee, United States House of Representatives

Co-Chair, Medicare for All Caucus

Founder/Co-Chair, Multicultural Media Caucus

Co-Chair, New York City Council's Women's Caucus

Former Member, Small Business Committee, United States House of Representatives

Co-Chair, Smart Cities Caucus

Former Member, Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response and Recovery, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations (Energy and Commerce), United States House of Representatives

Executive Assistant, Assemblywoman Barbara Clark

Director of Business Development, Bronx Empowerment Zone

Child Care Specialist, Erasmus Neighborhood Federation

Family Day Care Coordinator, Erasmus Neighborhood Federation

Former Intern, Office of Congressman Major Owens

Super Delegate, Democratic National Convention, 2016

Executive Assistant, New York State Workers' Compensation Board, 1992-1993

Former Assistant, State Senator Velmanette Montgomery, 1989-1991

Member, Board of Directors, The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Incorporated

Awards:

After-School Hero by The After-School Corporation
Honorary Doctorate Law Degree from St. Francis College.

Father's Name:

Lesley Clarke

Mother's Name:

Dr. Una S. T. Clarke

Mother's Occupation:

former City Council Member

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